Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

Empire Hawksbill

British Steam merchant



Empire Hawksbill under her former name Golden Coast. Photo from City of Vancouver Archives, CVA 447-2244

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

Aboard Empire Hawksbill when hit on 19 Jul 1942

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NameAgeRankServed on
Barrett, Timothy, Merchant Navy47Donkeyman and GreaserEmpire Hawksbill +
Barrie, Peter Adam, British Army31Gunner (DEMS gunner)Empire Hawksbill +
Batchelor, Harry Govier, Merchant Navy26Second OfficerEmpire Hawksbill +
Brittain, Stanley, British Army30Serjeant (DEMS gunner)Empire Hawksbill +
Brown, William Cuthbert, Merchant Navy43Able SeamanEmpire Hawksbill +
Clarke, William Augustus, British Army21Gunner (DEMS gunner)Empire Hawksbill +
Davies, Andrew Cyril, Merchant Navy24Second StewardEmpire Hawksbill +
Donald, Thomas Robertson, Merchant Navy56Chief StewardEmpire Hawksbill +
Duggan, Michael, Merchant Navy22SailorEmpire Hawksbill +
Duran, Jose, Merchant Navy45Donkeyman and GreaserEmpire Hawksbill +
Erickson, Leonard, Merchant Navy20SailorEmpire Hawksbill +
Evans, George J., Merchant Navy17Assistant CookEmpire Hawksbill +
Evans, Tudor, Merchant Navy49Chief OfficerEmpire Hawksbill +
Evans, William Francis, Merchant Navy27CarpenterEmpire Hawksbill +
Gibb, Charles Ernest, Merchant Navy26Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Hawksbill +
Goldie, John Macnicol, Merchant Navy28First Radio OfficerEmpire Hawksbill +
Hayes, Terence George, Merchant Navy21Third OfficerEmpire Hawksbill +
Henderson, Lawrence Bolt, Merchant Navy40Second Radio OfficerEmpire Hawksbill +
Hofgaard, Karl Otto August, Merchant Navy54Able SeamanEmpire Hawksbill +
Jameson, Henry James, Merchant Navy43Second Engineer OfficerEmpire Hawksbill +
Jones, Roy, Merchant Navy30Able SeamanEmpire Hawksbill +
Lamb, Harold Theodore, Merchant Navy43MasterEmpire Hawksbill +
Lymer, Frederick Laurence, Merchant Navy18Mess Room StewardEmpire Hawksbill +
Lyons, Edward, Merchant Navy38Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Hawksbill +
Mannesson, Johan Albert, Merchant Navy43Able SeamanEmpire Hawksbill +
McDermid, Archibald, Merchant Navy42Donkeyman and GreaserEmpire Hawksbill +
McFarlane, Andrew, Merchant Navy67CookEmpire Hawksbill +
McKenzie, Henry, British Army37Gunner (DEMS gunner)Empire Hawksbill +
McManus, John, Merchant Navy23Fifth Engineer OfficerEmpire Hawksbill +
Morgan, Edward Millar, British Army31Lance Bombardier (DEMS gunner)Empire Hawksbill +
Morgan, Sidney Charles Thomas, Merchant Navy18Ordinary SeamanEmpire Hawksbill +
Morgan, Walter John, RN19Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Hawksbill +
Murison, Donald Alexander, Merchant Navy24Fourth Engineer OfficerEmpire Hawksbill +
Murray, Peter Porteous Gear, Merchant Navy40Third Engineer OfficerEmpire Hawksbill +
Nicholas, Harold George, RN26Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Hawksbill +
Nicholas, John Morris, Merchant Navy42Able SeamanEmpire Hawksbill +
O’Brien, James, Merchant Navy42Able SeamanEmpire Hawksbill +
Pollard, Gerard Llewellyn, RN22Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Hawksbill +
Rhydderch, Islwyn Charles, Merchant Navy16Ordinary SeamanEmpire Hawksbill +
Russell, Edward, Merchant Navy47Assistant StewardEmpire Hawksbill +
Stevenson, David, Merchant Navy50Chief Engineer OfficerEmpire Hawksbill +
Taylor, James Alfred Thomas, Merchant Navy38Boatswain (Bosun)Empire Hawksbill +
Taylor, William Albert, Merchant Navy38Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Hawksbill +
Walsh, Michael Joseph, Merchant Navy26Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Hawksbill +
Williams, John, Merchant Navy20Third Radio OfficerEmpire Hawksbill +
Wrighting, Leslie Ernest Charles, Merchant Navy37Deck HandEmpire Hawksbill +

46 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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