Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

Empire Heritage

British steam tanker

Empire Heritage under her former name Tafelberg

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

Aboard Empire Heritage when hit on 8 Sep 1944

You can click on any of the names for possible additional information

NameAgeRankServed on
BritishAitken, Charles Forrester, Merchant Navy33Passenger (DBS)Empire Heritage +
BritishAitken, Robert Thomson, Merchant Navy19Passenger (DBS)Empire Heritage +
BritishAllen, John, Merchant Navy51Passenger (DBS)Empire Heritage +
BritishAnderson, Edward Douglas, Merchant Navy29Second Radio OfficerEmpire Heritage +
BritishAward Umar Muhammad, , Merchant Navy55Passenger (DBS)Empire Heritage +
BritishBaker, Alan John, Merchant Navy18Mess Room BoyEmpire Heritage +
BritishBanks, John Johnston, Merchant Navy22Passenger (DBS)Empire Heritage +
BritishBarbour, Thomas Crawford, Merchant Navy18Passenger (DBS)Empire Heritage +
BritishBoardman, Ronald, Merchant Navy23Passenger (DBS)Empire Heritage +
BritishBowen, Ornan Jones, RN23Convoy SignalmanEmpire Heritage +
BritishBradley, Leslie Norman Frederick, Merchant Navy24Assistant StewardEmpire Heritage +
AustralianBrown, Eric John Wallis, Merchant Navy38Chief StewardEmpire Heritage +
BritishBrown, Eric Ritson, Merchant Navy31Passenger (DBS)Empire Heritage +
BritishChalmers, John Shiels, Merchant Navy20Seventh Engineer OfficerEmpire Heritage +
BritishCherrie, John McConnell, Merchant Navy34GreaserEmpire Heritage +
BritishChurch, John, Merchant Navy38Second StewardEmpire Heritage +
BritishClark, Ralph, Merchant Navy28Third OfficerEmpire Heritage +
BritishColebourne, Henry, Merchant Navy30Passenger (DBS)Empire Heritage +
BritishColebourne, Stanley, Merchant Navy26Passenger (DBS)Empire Heritage +
BritishColeman, Thomas, Merchant Navy56Passenger (DBS)Empire Heritage +
BritishConnolly, James, Merchant Navy20Passenger (DBS)Empire Heritage +
BritishCordingley, Edward Hulmes, RNAble Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Heritage +
BritishCorfield, Edward, Merchant Navy30Passenger (DBS)Empire Heritage +
BritishCoutts, Norman, Merchant Navy18Senior Ordinary SeamanEmpire Heritage +
BritishCrawshaw, George Henry Collinson, Merchant Navy22Passenger (DBS)Empire Heritage +
BritishDevins, John, Merchant Navy26PumpmanEmpire Heritage +
BritishDewar, John Buchanan, Merchant Navy30FiremanEmpire Heritage +
BritishDonovan, Joseph, British Army29Gunner (DEMS gunner)Empire Heritage +
BritishDrummond, Gordon Murray, Merchant Navy17CadetEmpire Heritage +
BritishEaston, William Norman, Merchant Navy17CadetEmpire Heritage +
BritishFaith, Thomas Coundon, Merchant Navy26CookEmpire Heritage +
BritishFlight, James, Merchant Navy24Sixth Engineer OfficerEmpire Heritage +
BritishForsyth, George, Merchant Navy22Passenger (DBS)Empire Heritage +
BritishFriend, Henry, Merchant Navy32Second Cook and BakerEmpire Heritage +
BritishGallagher, John, Merchant Navy17Passenger (DBS)Empire Heritage +
BritishGarbe, John, RN20Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Heritage +
BritishGardner, James, Merchant Navy24DonkeymanEmpire Heritage +
BritishGillian, George, Merchant Navy17Galley BoyEmpire Heritage +
BritishGoring, Harry, Merchant Navy23Passenger (DBS)Empire Heritage +
BritishHadfield, Joseph, British Army47Bombardier (DEMS gunner)Empire Heritage +
BritishHallett, John Henry, Merchant Navy43Passenger (DBS)Empire Heritage +
BritishHaswell, George, Merchant Navy48FiremanEmpire Heritage +
BritishHaymes, Albert Charles, Merchant Navy19Passenger (DBS)Empire Heritage +
BritishHenderson, Enoch, British Army37Gunner (DEMS gunner)Empire Heritage +
BritishHilton, Harold, Merchant Navy44Passenger (DBS)Empire Heritage +
BritishHulley, Thomas Evan, Merchant Navy48FiremanEmpire Heritage +
BritishHyde, William John, Merchant Navy52FiremanEmpire Heritage +
BritishJamieson, James, Merchant Navy49MasterEmpire Heritage +
BritishJarvis, Richard, RN21Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Heritage +
BritishJohnson, Peter Fraser, Merchant Navy18Junior Ordinary SeamanEmpire Heritage +
BritishJones, Joshua, Merchant Navy30Passenger (DBS)Empire Heritage +
BritishJoyce, David John, Merchant Navy18Mess Room BoyEmpire Heritage +
IrishKelleher, Jeremiah, Merchant Navy18Mess Room BoyEmpire Heritage +
BritishLoughery, James, British Army30Gunner (DEMS gunner)Empire Heritage +
BritishMack, Henry Vincent, Merchant Navy31Passenger (DBS)Empire Heritage +
IrishMahoney, Cornelius, Merchant Navy40Passenger (DBS)Empire Heritage +
CanadianMansell, William, Merchant Navy40Second Cook and BakerEmpire Heritage +
BritishMarks, David Chapman, Merchant Navy29SailorEmpire Heritage +
BritishMatheson, John Anderson, Merchant Navy24Able SeamanEmpire Heritage +
IrishMcCaghey, Patrick Joseph, Merchant Navy31Passenger (DBS)Empire Heritage +
BritishMcDermott, Alfred Thomas, Merchant Navy29Passenger (DBS)Empire Heritage +
BritishMcDevitt, Richard Sharpe, Merchant Navy41GreaserEmpire Heritage +
BritishMcDonald, Lawrence John, Merchant Navy24Passenger (DBS)Empire Heritage +
IrishMcGrath, Patrick Joseph, Merchant Navy24Passenger (DBS)Empire Heritage +
BritishMcKenzie, Angus, Merchant Navy21Passenger (DBS)Empire Heritage +
BritishMcKeown, James Coates, Merchant Navy31Passenger (DBS)Empire Heritage +
BritishMcNeillage, Reuben, Merchant Navy20FiremanEmpire Heritage +
BritishMedlock, Charles Sidney, RN33Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Heritage +
BritishMiller, John Vincent, Merchant Navy23Passenger (DBS)Empire Heritage +
BritishMuirden, Hector, Merchant Navy34Able SeamanEmpire Heritage +
BritishMullen, Joseph, Merchant Navy21Passenger (DBS)Empire Heritage +
BritishMurdoch, William Christie, Merchant Navy29DonkeymanEmpire Heritage +
BritishMurray, John George, Merchant Navy24Fifth Engineer OfficerEmpire Heritage +
BritishNelhams, Percy John, Merchant Navy29Passenger (DBS)Empire Heritage +
BritishNelson, Stewart, Merchant Navy19SailorEmpire Heritage +
BritishNewton, Dennis, Merchant Navy20Passenger (DBS)Empire Heritage +
BritishNicoll, James Stanley, Merchant Navy19Passenger (DBS)Empire Heritage +
BritishNiven, Duncan, Merchant Navy41Leading Fireman and StorekeeperEmpire Heritage +
BritishO'Sullivan, Patrick, Merchant Navy30FiremanEmpire Heritage +
NorwegianOlsen, Sigvald Anton, Merchant Navy57Second Engineer OfficerEmpire Heritage +
BritishOttolangui, George, Merchant Navy22Passenger (DBS)Empire Heritage +
BritishReynolds, Cecil, Merchant Navy20Passenger (DBS)Empire Heritage +
BritishRichards, John William, Merchant Navy20Mess Room StewardEmpire Heritage +
BritishRobertson, George Fraser Jamieson, Merchant Navy25Able SeamanEmpire Heritage +
BritishRoot, William Thomas, Merchant Navy41Passenger (DBS)Empire Heritage +
BritishRothwell, Bernard Eric, Merchant Navy38Passenger (DBS)Empire Heritage +
BritishRyan, Harold Edward, Merchant Navy18Passenger (DBS)Empire Heritage +
BritishSankey, Allan, Merchant Navy19Mess Room BoyEmpire Heritage +
BritishSharp, Joseph Wilkinson, Merchant Navy18Senior Ordinary SeamanEmpire Heritage +
BritishSheldrake, Douglas Haig, Merchant Navy25CarpenterEmpire Heritage +
BritishSimister, Eric, Merchant Navy20Assistant StewardEmpire Heritage +
BritishSisay Alhaseine, , Merchant Navy22Passenger (DBS)Empire Heritage +
BritishSmith, John, Merchant Navy42Deck StorekeeperEmpire Heritage +
BritishSoutar, William Carnegie, Merchant Navy24Fourth Engineer OfficerEmpire Heritage +
BritishStant, William Alfred, Merchant Navy67Passenger (DBS)Empire Heritage +
BritishStapleton, James Harold, Merchant Navy26Passenger (DBS)Empire Heritage +
BritishTattersall, William, Merchant Navy54Passenger (DBS)Empire Heritage +
BritishTaylor, John Henry, Merchant Navy34Passenger (DBS)Empire Heritage +
BritishThomson, Charles, Merchant Navy17Third Radio OfficerEmpire Heritage +
BritishThornton, James Robert, Merchant Navy20Passenger (DBS)Empire Heritage +
BritishTogneri, Luigi Francisco, Merchant Navy30SurgeonEmpire Heritage +
BritishTrotter, Charles Robert Pinkerton, Merchant Navy24Passenger (DBS)Empire Heritage +
NorwegianTveitan, Johan Olsen, Merchant Navy50PumpmanEmpire Heritage +
BritishTyson, Stephen James Mortimer, Merchant Navy42Third Engineer OfficerEmpire Heritage +
BritishVoase, Francis Edward, Merchant Navy21Passenger (DBS)Empire Heritage +
BritishWilson, Garner, Merchant Navy37Passenger (DBS)Empire Heritage +
BritishWilson, George Lister, Merchant Navy22Passenger (DBS)Empire Heritage +
BritishWinstanley, Donald Albert, Merchant Navy18Assistant CookEmpire Heritage +

108 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?
If you wish to add a crewmember to the listing we would need most of this information: ship name, nationality, name, dob, place of birth, service (merchant marine, ...), rank or job on board. We have place for a photo as well if provided. You can e-mail us the information here.