Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

Empire Thrush

British steam merchant

Empire Thrush under her former name Lorain. Photo courtesy of Steamship Historical Society (

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

Aboard Empire Thrush when hit on 14 Apr 1942

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NameAgeRankServed on
BritishDavison, Henry, Merchant Navy20Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Thrush
BritishFrisk, George, Merchant NavyMasterEmpire Thrush
BritishHargreaves, Philip Arnold Tregenna, Merchant Navy17CadetEmpire Thrush

3 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.