Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

Empire Sailor

British motor merchant



Empire Sailor under her former name Cellina. Photo from City of Vancouver Archives, CVA 447-2084

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

Aboard Empire Sailor when hit on 21 Nov 1942

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NameAgeRankServed on
Aitchison, J., Merchant Navy22Second CookEmpire Sailor
Becket, A., Merchant Navy32Senior ElectricianEmpire Sailor
Bell, James Harry, RN21Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Sailor +
Bloom, Alfred, Merchant Navy26Assistant StewardEmpire Sailor +
Bridges, C.W., Merchant Navy22Able SeamanEmpire Sailor
Carter, Leslie Charles, RN28Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Sailor +
Chelmick, G.R., Merchant Navy20StewardEmpire Sailor
Chelmick, R.W., Merchant Navy18StewardEmpire Sailor
Cheyne, James Thomas, Merchant Navy48Boatswain (Bosun)Empire Sailor +
Cooper, Arthur William, Merchant Navy31Chief Engineer OfficerEmpire Sailor +
Culshaw, Albert William, Merchant Navy27DonkeymanEmpire Sailor +
Day, H., Merchant Navy30Able SeamanEmpire Sailor
Derbyshire, A.D., Merchant Navy20Third OfficerEmpire Sailor
Doherty, W., Merchant Navy44Engine Room StorekeeperEmpire Sailor
Edge, Frederick, Merchant Navy20Able SeamanEmpire Sailor +
Elliot, S., Canadian ArmyPassenger (Private)Empire Sailor
Fairley, Fred Wilkinson, Merchant Navy45MasterCairnmona, Empire Sailor
Fox, G., RCNVRConvoy SignalmanEmpire Sailor
Freight, N., Merchant Navy27Junior Second Engineer OfficerEmpire Sailor
Graydon, Trevor, Merchant Navy17Cabin BoyEmpire Sailor +
Green, Thomas Edward, Merchant Navy26Refrigerating GreaserEmpire Sailor +
Harris, Victor Charles, Merchant Navy30CarpenterEmpire Sailor +
Henderson, Alexander, Merchant Navy44Chief OfficerEmpire Sailor
Hepplewhite, J., Merchant Navy17CadetEmpire Sailor
Irving, T., Merchant Navy34GreaserEmpire Sailor
Jones, J., Merchant Navy25Assistant StewardEmpire Sailor
Jones, William Charles, Merchant Navy21Mess Room StewardEmpire Sailor
Kelly, Richard Joseph, Merchant Navy52Refrigerating GreaserEmpire Sailor +
Kelly, Roy Stewart, Merchant Navy18Assistant CookEmpire Sailor +
Kennerley, O., Merchant Navy30Senior Second Engineer OfficerEmpire Sailor
Kenton, J., Merchant Navy25Junior Third Engineer OfficerEmpire Sailor
Lambert, Norman Joseph, Merchant Navy21Senior Fifth Engineer OfficerEmpire Sailor +
Lenham, J.E.G., Merchant Navy17CadetEmpire Sailor
Lennan, W.G., Merchant Navy23Able SeamanEmpire Sailor
McArthur, G.J., Canadian ArmyPassenger (Corporal)Empire Sailor
McBay, A.D., Merchant Navy30Second Radio OfficerEmpire Sailor
McInerney, Patrick, Merchant Navy37DonkeymanEmpire Sailor +
Miller, Stanley Newton, RN21Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Sailor +
Morgan, John Patrick, Merchant Navy26Able SeamanEmpire Sailor +
Mouat, John H., Merchant Navy41Chief CookEmpire Sailor
Munday, Frederick Arthur, Merchant Navy36First Radio OfficerEmpire Sailor
Murphy, John Weir, RN28Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Sailor
Nicol, J., Merchant Navy25Second StewardEmpire Sailor
O'Leary, J., Merchant Navy22Junior Fifth Engineer OfficerEmpire Sailor
Ostler, T.R., Canadian ArmyPassenger (Private)Empire Sailor
Read, Christopher D., Merchant Navy50Able SeamanEmpire Sailor +
Richmond, W., Merchant Navy24Senior Fourth Engineer OfficerEmpire Sailor
Rickers, Kenneth Edgar, Merchant Navy24Able SeamanEmpire Sailor +
Scott, Patrick Preston, Merchant Navy20Assistant StewardEmpire Sailor +
Skinner, John William, Merchant Navy59DonkeymanEmpire Sailor +
Smedley, G., Merchant Navy20Junior Fourth Engineer OfficerEmpire Sailor
Smith, Eric, Merchant Navy21Able SeamanEmpire Sailor +
Smith, T.W., Merchant Navy42Chief StewardEmpire Sailor
Stamps, Frank, Merchant Navy21Second OfficerEmpire Sailor
Strutt, Robert, Merchant Navy21CadetEmpire Sailor
Stuthridge, Arthur William, Merchant Navy19Able SeamanEmpire Sailor +
Sutherland, David Joseph, Merchant Navy29DonkeymanEmpire Sailor +
White, R.H., Merchant Navy19Third Radio OfficerEmpire Sailor
White, T., Merchant Navy20Junior ElectricianEmpire Sailor
Wilkinson, G., Merchant Navy32Senior Third Engineer OfficerEmpire Sailor
Williams, J.E., RN24Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Sailor
Wilson, C.B., RCNVR22Convoy SignalmanEmpire Sailor
Woodward, J.W., Merchant Navy21Able SeamanEmpire Sailor

63 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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