Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

Empire Attendant

British steam merchant



Photo Courtesy of Library of Contemporary History, Stuttgart.

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

Aboard Empire Attendant when hit on 15 Jul 1942

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NameAgeRankServed on
Barcas, William Henry, Merchant Navy26GreaserEmpire Attendant +
Beaton, Thomas, Merchant Navy28Third OfficerEmpire Attendant +
Bowles, George, Merchant Navy19Able SeamanEmpire Attendant +
Bowley, Charles, RN25Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Attendant +
Bradley, Thomas, Merchant Navy16Cabin BoyEmpire Attendant +
Brown, James, Merchant Navy28Chief Engineer OfficerEmpire Attendant +
Burns, William Henry, Merchant Navy18SailorEmpire Attendant +
Cairns, James Malcolm, Merchant Navy20CookEmpire Attendant +
Carr, John Benedict, Merchant Navy20StewardEmpire Attendant +
Catney, Lawrence Patrick, Merchant Navy19Ordinary SeamanEmpire Attendant +
Clarke, William, Merchant Navy25Able SeamanEmpire Attendant +
Crawford, Daniel, Merchant Navy27GreaserEmpire Attendant +
Dalton, John, Merchant Navy25Third Engineer Officer (Senior)Empire Attendant +
Davidson, James Limond, Merchant Navy35Third Radio OfficerEmpire Attendant +
Dilworth, Charles, Merchant Navy34GreaserEmpire Attendant +
Downey, Richard, British Army37GunnerEmpire Attendant +
Emmerson, Robert Hector, Merchant Navy33DonkeymanEmpire Attendant +
Foster, John Halifax, Merchant Navy24Second OfficerEmpire Attendant +
Gale, William Arthur, RN25Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Attendant +
Gibson, Patrick Joseph, Merchant Navy30SailorEmpire Attendant +
Grady, Charles, Merchant Navy18Assistant StewardEmpire Attendant +
Grundy, Thomas, Merchant Navy43MasterEmpire Attendant +
Harvey, Jack, British Army35GunnerEmpire Attendant +
Hawkes, John Harold, Merchant Navy38CookEmpire Attendant +
Houston, Frederick, Merchant Navy33GreaserEmpire Attendant +
Houston, Thomas, Merchant Navy20Fifth Engineer Officer (Senior)Empire Attendant +
Huxley, Edward Joseph, Merchant Navy21GreaserEmpire Attendant +
Johnstone, Thomas, Merchant Navy21Fifth Engineer OfficerEmpire Attendant +
Kelly, Edward, Merchant Navy29Able SeamanEmpire Attendant +
Kennedy, John Joseph, Merchant Navy32Able SeamanEmpire Attendant +
Law, Johnston, Merchant Navy21SailorEmpire Attendant +
Leonard, James, Merchant Navy20Third Engineer OfficerEmpire Attendant +
Lindsay, John, Merchant Navy44GreaserEmpire Attendant +
Lynch, Thomas, Merchant Navy24Fourth Engineer Officer (Senior)Empire Attendant +
Malcolmson, William Cecil, Merchant Navy21Second Radio OfficerEmpire Attendant +
McDowell, William, Merchant Navy25ElectricianEmpire Attendant +
McKeown, Patrick Joseph, Merchant Navy48Able SeamanEmpire Attendant +
McVeigh, Hugh, Merchant Navy25Boatswain (Bosun)Empire Attendant +
Minnis, John, Merchant Navy58StorekeeperEmpire Attendant +
Oliver, James Ernest, British Army32GunnerEmpire Attendant +
Pace, Sidney Gordon, Merchant Navy25GreaserEmpire Attendant +
Page, Walter, RN27Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Attendant +
Palmer, William Boyd, Merchant Navy22CarpenterEmpire Attendant +
Prosser, William James Ettrick, Merchant Navy29Chief OfficerEmpire Attendant +
Quate, William James, Merchant Navy17Mess Room BoyEmpire Attendant +
Reid, Hugh, Merchant Navy24SailorEmpire Attendant +
Ricketts, Harold Frank, British ArmyGunnerEmpire Attendant +
Riddle, Stanley Hunter, Merchant Navy37Second Engineer OfficerEmpire Attendant +
Ritchie, Robert William, Merchant Navy22Fourth Engineer OfficerEmpire Attendant +
Roach, Albert Edward, British ArmyGunnerEmpire Attendant +
Robinson, Henry, Merchant Navy21First ElectricianEmpire Attendant +
Searcey, Horace, British Army34Bombardier (DEMS gunner)Empire Attendant +
Taylor, Dugald McDougal Wirral, Merchant Navy33Second Engineer Officer (Senior)Empire Attendant +
Veevers, Percy James, Merchant Navy23GreaserEmpire Attendant +
Wade, William Robert, Merchant Navy18Ordinary SeamanEmpire Attendant +
Ward, Charles William, Merchant Navy53DonkeymanEmpire Attendant +
Wilson, George Joy, Merchant Navy42First Radio OfficerEmpire Attendant +
Winstanley, Thomas, Merchant Navy19Galley BoyEmpire Attendant +
Yallop, Frederick Edward, Merchant Navy35Chief StewardEmpire Attendant +

59 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?
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