Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

Empire Rainbow

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 Rainbow.

Aboard Empire Rainbow when hit on 26 Jun 1942

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NameAgeRankServed on
Houghton, Edwin, Merchant Navy36Chief OfficerEmpire Rainbow

Aboard Empire Rainbow when hit on 26 Jul 1942

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NameAgeRankServed on
German, John Edward, Merchant Navy63CarpenterEmpire Rainbow
Kenney, John, Merchant NavyMasterEmpire Rainbow

3 persons found - for all attacks on this ship (2).

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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