Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

Empire Hail

British steam merchant


This is a listing of people associated with this ship.
We also have a detailed page on the British steam merchant Empire Hail.

Aboard Empire Hail when hit on 24 Feb 1942

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NameAgeRankServed on
Abe Takanore, , Merchant Navy50DonkeymanEmpire Hail +
Amos, Robert Bertram, Merchant Navy29Able SeamanEmpire Hail +
Bonar, Thomas Annan Stewart, RN19Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Hail +
Byl, Cyril, Merchant Navy25Third OfficerEmpire Hail +
Collighan, Arthur, Merchant Navy27Second Engineer OfficerEmpire Hail +
Coppin, George Richard, Merchant Navy27Able SeamanEmpire Hail +
Coull, William D., Merchant Navy30First Radio OfficerEmpire Hail +
Davies, James, Merchant Navy40Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Hail +
Dickie, James Wyllie, Merchant Navy37Able SeamanEmpire Hail +
Dixon, Kakah, Merchant Navy28Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Hail +
Faulkner, Akie, Merchant Navy29Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Hail +
Fisher, Harry Medhurst, Merchant Navy47Chief Engineer OfficerEmpire Hail +
Fyfe, John, Merchant Navy29Third Engineer OfficerEmpire Hail +
Gallacher, Lawrence Hugh Ripley, Merchant Navy26Assistant StewardEmpire Hail +
Gambrill, Fred, Merchant Navy38Chief OfficerEmpire Hail +
Halm, Edwin K., Merchant Navy40Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Hail +
Hunter, Hugh Ritchie, Merchant Navy20Fourth Engineer OfficerEmpire Hail +
Jappy, William, Merchant Navy53Boatswain (Bosun)Empire Hail +
Jefferson, Ronald David, RN24Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Hail +
Johnstone, Hugh, RN23Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Hail +
Jones, Robert, Merchant Navy42MasterEmpire Hail +
Kendall, Leslie, Merchant Navy23Able SeamanEmpire Hail +
Lochead, John Martin, Merchant Navy24Second Radio OfficerEmpire Hail +
Mackie, William Henry Price, Merchant Navy28CarpenterEmpire Hail +
Martin, James, Merchant Navy47GreaserEmpire Hail +
McLachlan, Charles Henry, RN33Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Hail +
Mechie, George, Merchant Navy39Able SeamanEmpire Hail +
Mera, Alfredo, Merchant Navy45Chief StewardEmpire Hail +
Morris, Isaac, Merchant Navy46Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Hail +
Moses, Joseph Bollington, Merchant Navy34Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Hail +
Paterson, Alexander, Merchant Navy19Assistant StewardEmpire Hail +
Paterson, David Turner, Merchant Navy18CadetEmpire Hail +
Patino, James, Merchant Navy39CookEmpire Hail +
Peilow, Alexander, Merchant Navy18CadetEmpire Hail +
Playford, James Henry, RN25Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Hail +
Sango, Tom, Merchant Navy57StorekeeperEmpire Hail +
Sclater, Robert Cairnie, Merchant Navy21Third Radio OfficerEmpire Hail +
Simpson, Alexander Robertson, Merchant Navy40Able SeamanEmpire Hail +
Skene, Alexander Grant, Merchant Navy25SailorEmpire Hail +
Smith, John, Merchant Navy23Second OfficerEmpire Hail +
Tani Diaka, , Merchant Navy51GreaserEmpire Hail +
Taylor, William Ernest, British Army32Gunner (DEMS gunner)Empire Hail +
Thomas, Samuel B., Merchant Navy28Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Hail +
Thorpe, Eric, British Army41Serjeant (DEMS gunner)Empire Hail +
Watson, William Austin, Merchant Navy18Assistant CookEmpire Hail +
Weir, George Wilson, Merchant Navy29Lamp Trimmer and Able SeamanEmpire Hail +
Wevis, Alfred, Merchant Navy46Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Hail +
Wilson, Charles, Merchant Navy42Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Hail +
Winton, James, Merchant Navy19SailorEmpire Hail +

49 persons found.

Served on indicates the ships we have listed for the person, some were stationed on multiple ships hit by U-boats.

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