Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

Empire Blanda

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 Blanda.

Aboard Empire Blanda when hit on 19 Feb 1941

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NameAgeRankServed on
Ali Abdul Gaffoor, , Merchant Navy47Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Blanda +
Alvis, Morris, Merchant Navy44CookEmpire Blanda +
Andrews, Peter, Merchant Navy50Passenger (DBS)Empire Blanda +
Broadbridge, Caesar, Merchant Navy49Chief OfficerEmpire Blanda +
Brown, Ellis, Merchant Navy49Boatswain (Bosun)Empire Blanda +
Chase, Gershan Arno, Merchant Navy54Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Blanda +
Clarke, William, Merchant Navy31Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Blanda +
Coogan, Daniel Gerald, Merchant Navy20Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Blanda +
Craig, William Mure, Merchant Navy52Second Engineer OfficerEmpire Blanda +
Donaldson, Alistair Murray, Merchant Navy19Second Radio OfficerEmpire Blanda +
Duncan, George Alan, Merchant Navy37MasterEmpire Blanda +
Eves, Keith Leopold, Merchant Navy29Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Blanda +
Felton, Ronald Richard, Merchant Navy22Third OfficerEmpire Blanda +
Gomes, Teofilo J., Merchant Navy46Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Blanda +
Hakim Abraham Abdul, , Merchant Navy42Able SeamanEmpire Blanda +
Hendry, Findlay McKay, RN21Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Blanda +
Hopson, Robert David James, Merchant Navy20SailorEmpire Blanda +
Hudson, Herbert Arthur, Merchant Navy30First Radio OfficerEmpire Blanda +
Jenkins, Tom Ellis, Merchant Navy37Second OfficerEmpire Blanda +
John, Edirisuriya Patabidige, Merchant Navy37Assistant StewardEmpire Blanda +
Kassim, Norman, Merchant Navy35GreaserEmpire Blanda +
Kennedy, Michael Anthony Robert, Merchant Navy18Ordinary SeamanEmpire Blanda +
Kobayashi Kochi, , Merchant Navy54GreaserEmpire Blanda +
Learreta, Andrew, Merchant Navy25Chief StewardEmpire Blanda +
Leyman Bin Kadir, , Merchant Navy39Able SeamanEmpire Blanda +
Makinson, William, Merchant Navy42Chief Engineer OfficerEmpire Blanda +
Martinez, Bernard, Merchant Navy48Able SeamanEmpire Blanda +
McKenzie, James, Merchant Navy48Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Blanda +
Peiris, John Dias, Merchant Navy30Able SeamanEmpire Blanda +
Piper, John Walker, Merchant Navy29Fourth Engineer OfficerEmpire Blanda +
Pow Tengal, , Merchant Navy38Able SeamanEmpire Blanda +
Punja Kalya, , Merchant Navy28Galley BoyEmpire Blanda +
Ross, Charles, Merchant Navy39Able SeamanEmpire Blanda +
Shaw, Raymond, Merchant Navy25Ordinary SeamanEmpire Blanda +
Simon, Henry, Merchant Navy50Assistant StewardEmpire Blanda +
Singh Khirodher, , Merchant Navy47Able SeamanEmpire Blanda +
Takahashi Nobushigi, , Merchant Navy55CarpenterEmpire Blanda +
Takahashi Tadayoichi, , Merchant Navy46GreaserEmpire Blanda +
Walton, Edwin, Merchant Navy36Fourth Engineer OfficerEmpire Blanda +
Williams, James Gerald, Merchant Navy23Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Blanda +

40 persons found.

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