Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

Empire Prairie

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 Prairie.

Aboard Empire Prairie when hit on 10 Apr 1942

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NameAgeRankServed on
Abdi Ahmed Saleh, , Merchant Navy45DonkeymanEmpire Prairie +
Ahmed Ali, , Merchant Navy46Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Prairie +
Bax Mola, , Merchant Navy27Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Prairie +
Beaton, Joseph Thomas, Merchant Navy36Second Engineer OfficerEmpire Prairie +
Cassells, John, Merchant Navy19Ordinary SeamanEmpire Prairie +
Coggs, James Main, Merchant Navy35Able SeamanEmpire Prairie +
Coggs, Robert Main, Merchant Navy33Able SeamanEmpire Prairie +
Cook, Henry Alexander, Merchant Navy16Third Radio OfficerEmpire Prairie +
Courtenay, Arthur Claremont, Merchant Navy33First Radio OfficerEmpire Prairie +
Davies, Arthur Morgan, Merchant Navy30Chief OfficerEmpire Prairie +
Davies, John Uda, Merchant Navy20Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Prairie +
Douglas, John, RN28Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Prairie +
Figes, Charles Henry, RN30Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Prairie +
Finlayson, Donald, Merchant Navy31Able SeamanEmpire Prairie +
Fitzgerald, Thomas, Merchant Navy17Assistant CookEmpire Prairie +
Gillan, Denis, Merchant Navy18Second Radio OfficerEmpire Prairie +
Hampson, James, Merchant Navy51Chief Engineer OfficerEmpire Prairie +
Hassan Harossa, , Merchant Navy41Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Prairie +
Hassan Mohamed, , Merchant Navy40Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Prairie +
Hassan Yosouf, , Merchant Navy47Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Prairie +
Hendry, C., Merchant Navy21Cabin BoyEmpire Prairie +
Hepburn, William Renton, Merchant Navy28Fourth Engineer OfficerEmpire Prairie +
Irving, John Charles, Merchant Navy18Able SeamanEmpire Prairie +
Ismail Mohamed, , Merchant Navy43GreaserEmpire Prairie +
King, Arthur Laurence, RN31Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Prairie +
Laing, Norman Clark, Merchant Navy19Mess Room BoyEmpire Prairie +
Leake, Hugh Francis, Merchant Navy50CarpenterEmpire Prairie +
Mahmood Adam, , Merchant Navy48GreaserEmpire Prairie +
Mahmood Ali, , Merchant Navy42GreaserEmpire Prairie +
Mathieu, Pierre Andre Guy, Merchant Navy29Second OfficerEmpire Prairie +
McEveley, David, RN28Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Prairie +
McKibbins, David Charles, Merchant Navy34CookEmpire Prairie +
McLachlan, Dougal, Merchant Navy36Boatswain (Bosun)Empire Prairie +
Mohamed Ismail Soleiman, , Merchant Navy35Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Prairie +
Mohomed Omar, , Merchant Navy38Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Prairie +
Odey Abdillahi, , Merchant Navy32Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Prairie +
Payne, Richard Townsend, Merchant Navy37MasterMarina, Empire Prairie +
Power, Frederick, Merchant Navy22Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Prairie +
Rankin, Robert Alexander, Merchant Navy21SailorEmpire Prairie +
Rigney, William, Merchant Navy59Chief StewardEmpire Prairie +
Robertson, Charles, Merchant Navy18Cabin BoyEmpire Prairie +
Robertson, George, Merchant Navy22Third Engineer OfficerEmpire Prairie +
Robson, Derek George, Merchant Navy21Third OfficerEmpire Prairie +
Rogers, Matthew, RN28Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Prairie +
Sharp, James Todd, Merchant Navy21SailorEmpire Prairie +
Shirdeh Yosef, , Merchant Navy35Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Prairie +
Wark, Arnold, Merchant Navy18Ordinary SeamanEmpire Prairie +
Warsama Saleh, , Merchant Navy34Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Prairie +
Webster, William, Merchant Navy17Ordinary SeamanEmpire Prairie +

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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