Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

Empress of Britain

British steam passenger ship




This is a listing of people associated with this ship.
We also have a detailed page on the British steam passenger ship Empress of Britain.

Aboard Empress of Britain when hit on 28 Oct 1940

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NameAgeRankServed on
Ainsworth, John, Merchant Navy34WaiterEmpress of Britain +
Allen, James, Merchant Navy24WaiterEmpress of Britain +
Allen, James Mervin, Merchant Navy55Assistant StorekeeperEmpress of Britain +
Atkinson, Arthur George, Merchant Navy31BarberEmpress of Britain +
Beecham, John, Merchant Navy22Crew memberEmpress of Britain
Bonwick, George James, Merchant NavyFifth OfficerEmpress of Britain
Boyd, William, RN33Passenger (Surgeon Lieutenant)Empress of Britain +
Bradley, Sidney Horsfall, Merchant Navy40Junior Fourth Engineer OfficerEmpress of Britain +
Britton, David Frederick, Merchant Navy22BakerEmpress of Britain +
Clark, Gordon Matthew, RCNVR21Leading SignalmanEmpress of Britain
Curness, Arthur William, Merchant Navy22StorekeeperEmpress of Britain +
Donovan, James Patrick, Merchant NavyExtra Second StewardEmpress of Britain
England, James Henry, Merchant Navy43WriterEmpress of Britain +
Jeanes, Albert John, Merchant Navy24Boiler AttendantEmpress of Britain +
Knight, Alfred Charles, Merchant Navy35GreaserEmpress of Britain +
Lines, Cyril Frederick, Merchant Navy26Tenth Engineer OfficerEmpress of Britain +
Mackrell, Montague Ernest, Merchant Navy26Boiler AttendantEmpress of Britain +
McKean, James, RN21Passenger (Leading Seaman)Empress of Britain +
McPherson, John Henry, Merchant Navy25Assistant ButcherEmpress of Britain +
Miller, Samuel Walter, Merchant Navy40StorekeeperEmpress of Britain +
Moreton, Charles Edward William, Merchant Navy55BarkeeperEmpress of Britain +
Morison, Allan Duncan, Merchant NavyThird OfficerEmpress of Britain
Moss, Lawrence Franklin, Merchant NavyChief StewardEmpress of Britain
Murphy, Daniel, Merchant Navy47DonkeymanEmpress of Britain
Powell, Arthur Ernest, Merchant Navy16BoyEmpress of Britain +
Ray, Maxwell Napier, Merchant Navy27BarkeeperEmpress of Britain +
Reading, William, Merchant Navy33StewardEmpress of Britain +
Redmond, Edward, Merchant Navy55Chief Engineer OfficerEmpress of Britain +
Roberts, John, Merchant Navy19Ordinary SeamanEmpress of Britain +
Russell, Edward Arthur, Merchant Navy45GreaserEmpress of Britain +
Sapsworth, Charles Havard, Merchant NavyMasterEmpress of Britain
Street, Arthur William, Merchant NavyAssistant StewardEmpress of Britain
Till, Alfred Herbert, Merchant Navy34WaiterEmpress of Britain +
Townend, Charles Fletcher, Merchant NavyFourth ElectricianEmpress of Britain
Watts, John George, Merchant Navy20Assistant StewardEmpress of Britain +
Weston, William Waddington, Merchant Navy33BarkeeperEmpress of Britain +
Wilkins, John, Merchant Navy17BoyEmpress of Britain +

37 persons found.

Served on indicates the ships we have listed for the person, some were stationed on multiple ships hit by U-boats.

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