Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

Empire Dryden

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 Dryden.

Aboard Empire Dryden when hit on 20 Apr 1942

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NameAgeRankServed on
Anderson, Angus, Merchant Navy41CookEmpire Dryden +
Armstrong, Joseph, Merchant Navy22Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Dryden +
Barnes, James, Merchant Navy25Third Engineer OfficerEmpire Dryden +
Beddell, Norman, Merchant Navy27Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Dryden +
Brooks, Dennis, RN20Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Dryden +
Brown, John Raymond, RN19Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Dryden +
Connor, Patrick, Merchant Navy18Steward’s BoyEmpire Dryden +
Donneky, David Henry, Merchant NavyAble SeamanEmpire Dryden
Downes, Harold Wilson, Merchant Navy22Fourth Engineer OfficerEmpire Dryden
Dutton, James Charkley, Merchant NavyAssistant StewardEmpire Dryden
Farrer, Walter, Merchant Navy25Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Dryden +
Garrigan, John Colin, Merchant Navy19Galley BoyEmpire Dryden +
Gibson, Ernest, Merchant Navy35Able SeamanEmpire Dryden +
Hall, Leslie, Merchant Navy18CookEmpire Dryden
Hanlon, Thomas, Merchant Navy19SailorEmpire Dryden +
Johnson, William George, Merchant Navy41Donkeyman and GreaserEmpire Dryden +
Loader, George Richard, Merchant Navy22Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Dryden +
Longley, Victor Leonard, Merchant Navy19Third Radio OfficerEmpire Dryden +
Mason, John, Merchant Navy19SailorEmpire Dryden +
McCutcheon, Patrick, Merchant Navy50Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Dryden +
Money, Thomas William, Merchant Navy26Third OfficerEmpire Dryden +
Painter, Thomas, Merchant Navy32Able SeamanEmpire Dryden +
Powley, Robert, Merchant Navy35MasterEmpire Dryden +
Rixham, Christopher Thomas Valentine, Merchant NavyChief OfficerEmpire Dryden
Saunders, Norman, Merchant NavyBoatswain (Bosun)Empire Dryden
Sellars, George Waite Steel, Merchant Navy52Able SeamanEmpire Dryden +
Smith, Ralph Frederick, Merchant Navy24Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Dryden +
Snary, John Edward, British Army30Gunner (DEMS gunner)Empire Dryden +
Stabler, Ralph Huggup, Merchant Navy26Second Engineer OfficerEmpire Dryden +
Swinburn, James, Merchant NavyFireman and TrimmerEmpire Dryden
Urwin, John, Merchant Navy60Chief Engineer OfficerRushpool, Empire Dryden, Roxby
Whittet, David Scott, Merchant Navy25Second OfficerEmpire Dryden
Wrathmall, John Thomas, Merchant Navy21SailorEmpire Dryden +
Wright, Charles William, Merchant Navy25Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Dryden +
Zammit, Raymond, Merchant Navy44Chief StewardEmpire Dryden +

35 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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