Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

Empire Bison

British steam merchant


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

Aboard Empire Bison when hit on 1 Nov 1940

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NameAgeRankServed on
Allison, Joseph, Merchant Navy16Cabin BoyEmpire Bison +
Bissett, John, Merchant Navy19Mess Room BoyEmpire Bison +
Bryant, Samuel, Merchant Navy55Able SeamanEmpire Bison +
Carlton, J.B., Merchant NavySecond OfficerEmpire Bison
Cook, Frederick, Merchant Navy45FiremanEmpire Bison +
Cosway, Maurice Roy, RN30Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Bison +
Curtis, George, Merchant Navy39Able SeamanEmpire Bison +
George, Stanley Alan, RN33Passenger (Petty Officer)Empire Bison +
Hall, John William, Merchant Navy25CookEmpire Bison +
Harland, William Herbert, Merchant Navy46MasterEmpire Bison +
Hodgson, John Frederick, Merchant Navy15Galley BoyEmpire Bison +
Isaacs, Marcus, Merchant Navy39First Radio OfficerEmpire Bison +
King, Richard, Merchant Navy29Able SeamanEmpire Bison +
Liddell, Thomas, Merchant Navy49GreaserEmpire Bison +
Mayfield, Philip Leetham, Merchant Navy17Second Radio OfficerEmpire Bison +
Necy, Peter, Merchant Navy63DonkeymanEmpire Bison +
Parsons, Richard, Merchant Navy44Chief Engineer OfficerEmpire Bison +
Picco, Ralph, Merchant Navy46Able SeamanEmpire Bison +
Plowman, Israel, Merchant Navy39Able SeamanEmpire Bison +
Redmond, George Edward, Merchant Navy64Third OfficerEmpire Bison +
Robinson, Albert Edward, Merchant Navy52Chief OfficerEmpire Bison +
Shaw, Henry, Merchant Navy23GreaserEmpire Bison +
Smith, Michael L., Merchant NavyAble SeamanEmpire Bison +
Spracklin, Ralph, Merchant Navy36Able SeamanEmpire Bison +
Squires, Richard A., Merchant NavyAble SeamanEmpire Bison +
Thomas, Ivor, Merchant Navy23FiremanEmpire Bison +
Whyte, Alfred William, Merchant Navy60Second Engineer OfficerEmpire Bison +
Wilkinson, William Chard, Merchant Navy50FiremanEmpire Bison +
Wilson, George, Merchant Navy28StewardEmpire Bison +
Wilyman, Robert, Merchant Navy61CarpenterEmpire Bison +
Wood, Adam Anthony, Merchant Navy30Fourth Engineer OfficerEmpire Bison +
Wood, Frederick Henry, Merchant Navy52Third Engineer OfficerEmpire Bison +
Yard, Stephen, Merchant NavyAble SeamanEmpire Bison +

33 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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