Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

Empire Mersey

British steam merchant



Empire Mersey under her former name Ramon de Larrinaga. Photo courtesy of Rick Cox Collection

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

Aboard Empire Mersey when hit on 14 Oct 1942

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NameAgeRankServed on
Burnell, James Charles, Merchant NavyBoatswain (Bosun)Empire Mersey
Crowther, George Henry, Merchant Navy47Deck HandEmpire Mersey +
Dalby, Douglas Haig, Merchant Navy24Deck HandEmpire Mersey +
De Bastarrechea, Felix, Merchant Navy55MasterEmpire Clough, Empire Mersey +
De Jaureguizar, Marino, Merchant Navy57Chief StewardEmpire Mersey +
Drysdale, John, Merchant Navy57Able SeamanEmpire Mersey +
Hall, William Henry, British ArmyGunner (DEMS gunner)Empire Mersey +
Harvey, Lionel Charles, Merchant Navy29Able SeamanEmpire Mersey
Holloway, Harry A., Merchant Navy46Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Mersey +
Lawson, Robert, Merchant Navy41Deck HandEmpire Mersey +
Livingstone, Alexander Donald, Merchant Navy24Fourth Engineer OfficerEmpire Mersey +
McNair, David James, Merchant Navy22Second Radio OfficerEmpire Mersey +
Meering, Walter, Merchant Navy25CookEmpire Mersey +
Pirie, John, British Army40Lance Serjeant (DEMS gunner)Empire Mersey +
Roberts, Leslie William Frank, Merchant Navy29Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Mersey +
Solman, Dennis James, Merchant Navy18Third Radio OfficerEmpire Mersey +
Symonds, William Hubert, Merchant Navy42GreaserEmpire Mersey +
Vigo, Manuel Jesus, Merchant Navy46CarpenterEmpire Mersey +

18 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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