Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

Empire Byron

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 Byron.

Aboard Empire Byron when hit on 5 Jul 1942

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NameAgeRankServed on
Anderson, James William, Merchant Navy25Second OfficerHarlingen, Empire Byron, Harperley
Armstrong, George, Merchant Navy21Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Byron +
Binkley, George William, RN36Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Byron +
Binns, Alan Taylor, RN21Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Byron +
Bradley, Edward, Merchant Navy22Able SeamanEmpire Byron
Frost, Kenneth Martin, British Army27Gunner (DEMS gunner)Empire Byron +
Green, Robert Lewis, RN20Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Byron +
Howard, Arthur, British Army42Gunner (DEMS gunner)Empire Byron +
Jones, William Ernest, British Army26Lance Bombardier (DEMS gunner)Empire Byron +
Phillips, Richard, Merchant Navy18Third Radio OfficerEmpire Byron +
Rimington, J., British ArmyPassenger (Captain)Empire Byron
Tocker, Harold Tudor, RNSignalmanEmpire Byron
Wharton, John, Merchant Navy37MasterHarpathian, Empire Byron
Willetts, Charles, Merchant Navy53Donkeyman and GreaserEmpire Byron +

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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