Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

Empire Sky

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 Sky.

Aboard Empire Sky when hit on 6 Nov 1942

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NameAgeRankServed on
Appleby, Eric, Merchant Navy21Third OfficerEmpire Sky +
Browne, Thomas Joseph, British Army27Gunner (DEMS gunner)Empire Sky +
Burgess, Stanley Frederick, RN20Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Sky +
Bushen, Edgar William, Merchant Navy27Chief OfficerDayrose, Empire Sky +
Butler, Arthur, Merchant Navy31SailorEmpire Sky +
Butler, John George, Merchant Navy32Donkeyman and GreaserEmpire Sky +
Carr, James, Merchant Navy39FiremanEmpire Sky +
Chatfield, Ernest, Merchant Navy16Galley BoyEmpire Sky +
Conn, Terence, Merchant Navy27Second StewardEmpire Sky +
Donner, Charles Henry, Merchant Navy63Donkeyman and GreaserEmpire Sky +
Ellams, Douglas Francis, British Army23Gunner (DEMS gunner)Empire Sky +
Emeny, Heston Jack, RN20Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Sky +
Finkle, Charles Henry, Merchant Navy23Second Radio OfficerEmpire Sky +
Foster, Leonard, Merchant Navy43Boatswain (Bosun)Empire Sky +
Gant, Gordon William, Merchant Navy22Second Cook and BakerEmpire Sky +
Girdley, Herbert, Merchant Navy33Able SeamanEmpire Sky +
Glossop, Reginald David, RN19Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Sky +
Gowshall, James Henry, Merchant Navy28Able SeamanEmpire Sky +
Gravell, Clifford Newton, Merchant Navy27Second OfficerEmpire Sky +
Green, Edward Leslie, Merchant Navy42Able SeamanEmpire Sky +
Hales, Phillip, Merchant Navy16Mess Room BoyEmpire Sky +
Hall, Robert, Merchant Navy46FiremanEmpire Sky +
Hayes, John, British Army29Gunner (DEMS gunner)Empire Sky +
Henchcliffe, Leonard William, RN23Petty Officer (DEMS gunner)Empire Sky +
Hodges, Percy Vivian Charles, Merchant Navy31Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Sky +
Jarvis, Robert Frank, RN19Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Sky +
Jones, Alexander, Merchant Navy39Ordinary SeamanEmpire Sky +
Jones, William McConnell, Merchant Navy53Second Engineer OfficerEmpire Sky +
Leneghan, Daniel, British Army33Bombardier (DEMS gunner)Empire Sky +
Mariner, Alfred, RN21Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Sky +
Mason, Alan, Merchant Navy16Cabin BoyEmpire Sky +
McInally, Charles, RN25Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Sky +
McNeil, Ignatius, Merchant Navy34Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Sky +
Moat, Roy, Merchant Navy39Ordinary SeamanEmpire Sky +
Morley, Thomas, Merchant Navy51MasterEmpire Sky +
Murray, John, Merchant Navy24FiremanEmpire Sky +
Newman, Leslie, Merchant Navy33CarpenterEmpire Sky +
O'Neill, Patrick, RN21Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Sky +
Osborne, Arthur Stanley, British Army26Gunner (DEMS gunner)Empire Sky +
Parkinson, Walter Overton, Merchant Navy64Donkeyman and GreaserEmpire Sky +
Phillips, George William, Merchant Navy32Chief CookEmpire Sky +
Read, George Fulcher, Merchant Navy33Chief StewardEmpire Sky +
Redgrave, Eddie, Merchant Navy28Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Sky +
Redshaw, Tom, Merchant Navy27Third Engineer OfficerEmpire Sky +
Rhodes, George, Merchant Navy17Cabin BoyEmpire Sky +
Rushton, John Hartley, Merchant Navy21Third Radio OfficerEmpire Sky +
Russell, John, RN24Leading Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Sky +
Sheppard, Jack Donald, Merchant Navy24Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Sky +
Stevenson, Gibbon William Gordon, Merchant Navy34Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Sky +
Stoackley, Edgar Edmund, British Army30Serjeant (DEMS gunner)Empire Sky +
Taylor, Charles Brown, Merchant Navy31Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Sky +
Trott, Charles Henry, Merchant Navy34Able SeamanEmpire Sky +
Turner, John Snowden, Merchant Navy24First Radio OfficerEmpire Sky +
Vaughan, Stephen, Merchant Navy51Able SeamanEmpire Sky +
Wear, Edward, Merchant Navy33Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Sky +
White, Albert, Merchant Navy49Chief Engineer OfficerEmpire Sky +
Whyles, Edward, Merchant Navy28Able SeamanEmpire Sky +
Wilcock, Henry Charles, British Army21Lance Bombardier (DEMS gunner)Empire Sky +
Williams, William, British Army42Gunner (DEMS gunner)Empire Sky +
Willis, Sidney Vernon, British Army20Gunner (DEMS gunner)Empire Sky +

60 persons found.

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