Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

Empire Buffalo

British steam merchant



Photo Courtesy of Library of Contemporary History, Stuttgart

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

Aboard Empire Buffalo when hit on 6 May 1942

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NameAgeRankServed on
Abdo Hazem Naif, , Merchant Navy29Donkeyman and GreaserEmpire Buffalo +
Ahmed Nassir, , Merchant Navy32Donkeyman and GreaserEmpire Buffalo +
Durham, Louis George, British ArmyGunner (DEMS gunner)Empire Buffalo +
Fraser, William George, RN20Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Buffalo +
Hackett, Thomas Joseph, Merchant Navy46Chief StewardEmpire Buffalo +
Hill, John, Merchant Navy38MasterEmpire Buffalo +
May, Walter, Merchant Navy19Able SeamanEmpire Buffalo +
McGherrie, James Anderson, Merchant Navy24Second OfficerEmpire Buffalo +
McGuire, John Thomas, RN41DEMS gunnerEmpire Buffalo +
McIntyre, Donald, RN35Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Buffalo +
McKinley, Edward, Merchant Navy45Boatswain (Bosun)Empire Buffalo
Piensoko, D., Merchant NavyCrew memberEmpire Buffalo +
Varnfield, Edward William, British ArmyGunner (DEMS gunner)Empire Buffalo +
Wall, Richard, Merchant Navy43First Radio OfficerEmpire Buffalo +

14 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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