Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

Empire Dabchick

British steam merchant

Photo Courtesy of Library of Contemporary History, Stuttgart

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

Aboard Empire Dabchick when hit on 3 Dec 1942

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NameAgeRankServed on
Alexander, Frank Alfred, Merchant Navy19Ordinary SeamanEmpire Dabchick +
Bailey, Walter Reginald, Merchant Navy42Able SeamanEmpire Dabchick +
Baker, Charles Thomas, British Army29Lance Bombardier (DEMS gunner)Empire Dabchick +
Barber, Raymond Edwin, Merchant Navy18Third Radio OfficerEmpire Dabchick +
Birch, Philip Edmund, Merchant Navy31MasterThirlby, Thirlby, Empire Dabchick +
Black, Arthur William, Merchant Navy25Second OfficerEmpire Dabchick +
Burrows, Keith Lewis, RN19Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Dabchick +
Bush, Albert Alfred, Merchant Navy48Able SeamanEmpire Dabchick +
Bush, Albert Edward, Merchant Navy21SailorEmpire Dabchick +
Cameron, James Arthur, Merchant Navy24Assistant StewardEmpire Dabchick +
Campbell, Alexander Corrigan, Merchant Navy27Assistant StewardEmpire Dabchick +
Campbell, George, Merchant Navy47Donkeyman and GreaserEmpire Dabchick +
Clark, James, Merchant Navy21Able SeamanEmpire Dabchick +
Cowley, Walter, Merchant Navy24Second Engineer OfficerEmpire Dabchick +
Devlin, Francis, Merchant Navy21Able SeamanEmpire Dabchick +
Dodds, James, Merchant Navy28FiremanEmpire Dabchick +
Dunderdale, Bertram, Merchant Navy26Second Radio OfficerEmpire Dabchick +
Fearon, Isaac, British Army37Lance Bombardier (DEMS gunner)Empire Dabchick +
Graham, William Reid, Merchant Navy28Assistant CookEmpire Dabchick +
Griffin, Alexander, Merchant Navy25Chief StewardEmpire Dabchick +
Harrison, Barnett, Merchant Navy17Galley BoyEmpire Dabchick +
Harrison, James, Merchant Navy19FiremanEmpire Dabchick +
Hendstock, James Francis, Merchant Navy54CookEmpire Dabchick +
Henry, Thomas Pottinger, Merchant Navy22SailorEmpire Dabchick +
Hourigan, Eric Thomas, RN19Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Dabchick +
Johanson, Evert, Merchant Navy32FiremanEmpire Dabchick +
Knox, Robert, Merchant Navy21Third OfficerEmpire Dabchick +
Leech, Noel, Merchant Navy34CarpenterEmpire Dabchick +
Love, Ernest, British Army25Gunner (DEMS gunner)Empire Dabchick +
Marston, Joseph, Merchant Navy19Second StewardEmpire Dabchick +
McCabe, Patrick Francis, Merchant Navy24Able SeamanEmpire Dabchick +
McKeever, Francis, British Army32Gunner (DEMS gunner)Empire Dabchick +
McKenzie, Donald Grant, Merchant Navy32Fourth Engineer OfficerEmpire Dabchick +
McTaggart, William, RN20Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Dabchick +
Mullen, John, RN19Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Dabchick +
Murray, James Fox, Merchant Navy24Able SeamanEmpire Dabchick +
Smith, Frank, Merchant Navy47Boatswain (Bosun)Empire Dabchick +
Stonehouse, Robert Cleet, Merchant Navy56Chief OfficerEmpire Dabchick +
Stringer, Sidney Albert, RM43Sergeant (DEMS gunner)Empire Dabchick +
Swaby, Arthur, Merchant Navy23Able SeamanEmpire Dabchick +
Tervasmaki, Kaino, Merchant Navy28WatertenderEmpire Dabchick +
Toland, Robert, Merchant Navy47Chief Engineer OfficerEmpire Dabchick +
Turner, James, British Army37Gunner (DEMS gunner)Empire Dabchick +
Warburton, Ronald Robey, Merchant Navy21Third Engineer OfficerEmpire Dabchick +
Watson, Eric, Merchant Navy29First Radio OfficerEmpire Dabchick +
Whamond, William, Merchant Navy62Donkeyman and GreaserEmpire Dabchick +
Williams, Joseph, Merchant Navy39StorekeeperEmpire Dabchick +
Wykes, Cyril, British Army21Gunner (DEMS gunner)Empire Dabchick +

48 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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