Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

Empire Drum

British motor merchant




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

Aboard Empire Drum when hit on 24 Apr 1942

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NameAgeRankServed on
Almond, George, Merchant NavyFifth Engineer OfficerEmpire Drum
Angus, Joseph, 24DEMS gunnerEmpire Drum
Banks, Joseph Robert, Merchant Navy29SailorEmpire Drum
Black, John, Merchant Navy20Third OfficerEmpire Drum
Blake, William, Merchant NavyOilerEmpire Drum
Blakelock, Norman, Merchant NavyChief Engineer OfficerEmpire Drum
Burns, Ronald, RNDEMS gunnerEmpire Drum
Buxton, Paul Owen, Merchant Navy20Second Radio OfficerEmpire Drum
Dunn, Norman, Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanEmpire Drum
Forster, George, Merchant NavySecond Engineer OfficerEmpire Drum
Fox, Robert, Merchant NavyCarpenterEmpire Drum
Gay, Orlando William, Merchant NavyOilerEmpire Drum
Graham, James, Merchant Navy34SailorEmpire Drum
Greenless, Howard, Merchant NavySecond OfficerEmpire Drum
Hockey, Sam, Merchant NavyApprenticeEmpire Drum
Hull, William, Merchant NavyAble SeamanEmpire Drum
Hunter, Thomas, RNDEMS gunnerEmpire Drum
Hutchinson, Robert, Merchant Navy18Cabin BoyEmpire Drum
Knowles, Frank, Merchant NavyCabin BoyEmpire Drum
Lee, John Arthur, Merchant NavyChief OfficerEmpire Drum
Lucas, Reginald, RNDEMS gunlayerEmpire Drum
McGowan, Manus Edward, Merchant NavyThird Engineer OfficerEmpire Drum
Milburn, George Allan, Merchant Navy18Assistant StewardEmpire Drum
Miles, John Robert , Merchant Navy48MasterEmpire Drum
Newton, James Skipsy, Merchant Navy27Fourth Engineer OfficerEmpire Drum
Newton, John, Merchant NavyChief CookEmpire Drum
O'Neil, John, Merchant NavyFifth Engineer OfficerEmpire Drum
O'Reilly, Charles Francis, Merchant NavyFirst Radio OfficerEmpire Drum
Patterson, Walter Essington, Merchant Navy38Third Radio OfficerEmpire Drum
Piesse, Joe, Merchant NavyChief StewardEmpire Drum
Pollack, Frank, Merchant NavyAssistant CookEmpire Drum
Pratt, John, Merchant NavyAble SeamanEmpire Drum
Reynolds, Stephen, Merchant Navy54Boatswain (Bosun)Empire Drum
Scott, Douglas, Merchant NavyAble SeamanEmpire Drum
Smith, Albert, 28DEMS gunnerEmpire Drum
Smith, John Aherne, Merchant Navy16SailorEmpire Drum
Towns, Robert, Merchant NavyAble SeamanEmpire Drum
Trett, Robert, Merchant NavyAble SeamanEmpire Drum
Waller, James, Merchant NavyApprenticeEmpire Drum
Waters, George, Merchant NavyOilerEmpire Drum
Whitaker, Wilfrid, 24DEMS gunnerEmpire Drum

41 persons found.

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

People missing from this listing? Or perhaps additional information?
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