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
BritishAitchison, J., Merchant Navy22Second CookEmpire Sailor
BritishBecket, A., Merchant Navy32Senior ElectricianEmpire Sailor
BritishBell, James Harry, RN21Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Sailor +
BritishBloom, Alfred, Merchant Navy26Assistant StewardEmpire Sailor +
BritishBridges, C.W., Merchant Navy22Able SeamanEmpire Sailor
BritishCarter, Leslie Charles, RN28Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Sailor +
BritishChelmick, G.R., Merchant Navy20StewardEmpire Sailor
BritishChelmick, R.W., Merchant Navy18StewardEmpire Sailor
BritishCheyne, James Thomas, Merchant Navy48Boatswain (Bosun)Empire Sailor +
BritishCooper, Arthur William, Merchant Navy31Chief Engineer OfficerEmpire Sailor +
BritishCulshaw, Albert William, Merchant Navy27DonkeymanEmpire Sailor +
BritishDay, H., Merchant Navy30Able SeamanEmpire Sailor
BritishDerbyshire, A.D., Merchant Navy20Third OfficerEmpire Sailor
BritishDoherty, W., Merchant Navy44Engine Room StorekeeperEmpire Sailor
BritishEdge, Frederick, Merchant Navy20Able SeamanEmpire Sailor +
CanadianElliot, S., Canadian ArmyPassenger (Private)Empire Sailor
BritishFairley, Fred Wilkinson, Merchant Navy45MasterCairnmona, Empire Sailor
CanadianFox, G., RCNVRConvoy SignalmanEmpire Sailor
BritishFreight, N., Merchant Navy27Junior Second Engineer OfficerEmpire Sailor
BritishGraydon, Trevor, Merchant Navy17Cabin BoyEmpire Sailor +
BritishGreen, Thomas Edward, Merchant Navy26Refrigerating GreaserEmpire Sailor +
BritishHarris, Victor Charles, Merchant Navy30CarpenterEmpire Sailor +
BritishHenderson, Alexander, Merchant Navy44Chief OfficerEmpire Sailor
BritishHepplewhite, J., Merchant Navy17CadetEmpire Sailor
BritishIrving, T., Merchant Navy34GreaserEmpire Sailor
BritishJones, J., Merchant Navy25Assistant StewardEmpire Sailor
BritishJones, William Charles, Merchant Navy21Mess Room StewardEmpire Sailor
BritishKelly, Richard Joseph, Merchant Navy52Refrigerating GreaserEmpire Sailor +
BritishKelly, Roy Stewart, Merchant Navy18Assistant CookEmpire Sailor +
BritishKennerley, O., Merchant Navy30Senior Second Engineer OfficerEmpire Sailor
BritishKenton, J., Merchant Navy25Junior Third Engineer OfficerEmpire Sailor
BritishLambert, Norman Joseph, Merchant Navy21Senior Fifth Engineer OfficerEmpire Sailor +
BritishLenham, J.E.G., Merchant Navy17CadetEmpire Sailor
BritishLennan, W.G., Merchant Navy23Able SeamanEmpire Sailor
CanadianMcArthur, G.J., Canadian ArmyPassenger (Corporal)Empire Sailor
BritishMcBay, A.D., Merchant Navy30Second Radio OfficerEmpire Sailor
BritishMcInerney, Patrick, Merchant Navy37DonkeymanEmpire Sailor +
BritishMiller, Stanley Newton, RN21Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Sailor +
BritishMorgan, John Patrick, Merchant Navy26Able SeamanEmpire Sailor +
BritishMouat, John H., Merchant Navy41Chief CookEmpire Sailor
BritishMunday, Frederick Arthur, Merchant Navy36First Radio OfficerEmpire Sailor
BritishMurphy, John Weir, RN28Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Sailor
BritishNicol, J., Merchant Navy25Second StewardEmpire Sailor
BritishO'Leary, J., Merchant Navy22Junior Fifth Engineer OfficerEmpire Sailor
CanadianOstler, T.R., Canadian ArmyPassenger (Private)Empire Sailor
BritishRead, Christopher D., Merchant Navy50Able SeamanEmpire Sailor +
BritishRichmond, W., Merchant Navy24Senior Fourth Engineer OfficerEmpire Sailor
CanadianRickers, Kenneth Edgar, Merchant Navy24Able SeamanEmpire Sailor +
BritishScott, Patrick Preston, Merchant Navy20Assistant StewardEmpire Sailor +
BritishSkinner, John William, Merchant Navy59DonkeymanEmpire Sailor +
BritishSmedley, G., Merchant Navy20Junior Fourth Engineer OfficerEmpire Sailor
BritishSmith, Eric, Merchant Navy21Able SeamanEmpire Sailor +
BritishSmith, T.W., Merchant Navy42Chief StewardEmpire Sailor
BritishStamps, Frank, Merchant Navy21Second OfficerEmpire Sailor
BritishStrutt, Robert, Merchant Navy21CadetEmpire Sailor
BritishStuthridge, Arthur William, Merchant Navy19Able SeamanEmpire Sailor +
BritishSutherland, David Joseph, Merchant Navy29DonkeymanEmpire Sailor +
BritishWhite, R.H., Merchant Navy19Third Radio OfficerEmpire Sailor
BritishWhite, T., Merchant Navy20Junior ElectricianEmpire Sailor
BritishWilkinson, G., Merchant Navy32Senior Third Engineer OfficerEmpire Sailor
BritishWilliams, J.E., RN24Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Sailor
CanadianWilson, C.B., RCNVR22Convoy SignalmanEmpire Sailor
BritishWoodward, 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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