Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

Empire Union

British steam merchant

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

Aboard Empire Union when hit on 27 Dec 1942

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NameAgeRankServed on
LatvianBersin, John, Merchant Navy45Refrigerator GreaserEmpire Union +
BritishCampbell, Cyril Walter, Merchant Navy45Second Engineer OfficerEmpire Union +
BritishFoott, George, RN33Petty Officer (DEMS gunner)Empire Union +
BritishMacCallum, Hubert Arthur, Merchant Navy55MasterEmpire Union +
BritishMoir, Eric McLeod, Merchant Navy31Chief OfficerEmpire Union +
BritishRenfrew, James Stanley, Merchant Navy18FiremanEmpire Union
BritishWilliams, Derek Howell, Merchant Navy27Chief StewardEmpire Union +

7 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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