Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

Empire Howard

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 Howard.

Aboard Empire Howard when hit on 16 Apr 1942

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NameAgeRankServed on
Ali Mohamed, , Merchant Navy42Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Howard
Ali Serf, , Merchant Navy43Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Howard +
Bradshaw, Ronald, Merchant Navy18Assistant CookEmpire Howard +
Downie, John McDonald, Merchant NavyMasterEmpire Howard
Duggan, John George, Merchant Navy21Assistant StewardEmpire Howard +
Edwards, Albert, Merchant Navy42Boatswain (Bosun)Empire Howard +
English, Robert, RN20Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Howard +
Fern, Leslie Joseph, RN19Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Howard +
Firoz Ali Mohamed, , Merchant Navy49DonkeymanEmpire Howard +
Forster, John, RN23Convoy SignalmanEmpire Howard +
Kerr, Thomas, Merchant Navy31Third Engineer OfficerEmpire Howard +
Kerr, William Victor James, Merchant Navy23Third OfficerEmpire Howard +
Lucas, Frank, RN45Leading TelegraphistEmpire Howard +
Mesleh Ahmed, , Merchant Navy41Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Howard +
Mohamed Ameen, , Merchant Navy41Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Howard +
Nielson, Oscar, Merchant Navy38CookEmpire Howard +
Noman Ali Ahmed, , Merchant Navy31Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Howard +
Pirie, George Alexander, Merchant Navy27Able SeamanEmpire Howard +
Porteous, John, Merchant NavyChief Engineer OfficerEmpire Howard
Rees, Eric, RNR55Convoy Commodore (Captain)Empire Howard +
Said Mohamed, , Merchant Navy44Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Howard +
Sali Ali, , Merchant Navy48GreaserEmpire Howard +
Sime, James Glasgow, Merchant Navy35Chief OfficerEmpire Howard +
Slocombe, William James, RN30Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Howard +
Sugden, Fred, RN20Ordinary SignalmanEmpire Howard +
Sukera Ali, , Merchant Navy41GreaserEmpire Howard +
Urwin, William Joseph, Merchant Navy21Assistant StewardEmpire Howard +
Yehia Mosleh, , Merchant Navy41Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Howard +

28 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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