Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

Empire Shackleton

British catapult armed 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 catapult armed merchant Empire Shackleton.

Aboard Empire Shackleton when hit on 28 Dec 1942

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NameAgeRankServed on
Aldridge, John, Merchant Navy56Donkeyman and GreaserEmpire Shackleton, HMS Fidelity (D 57) +
Barrett, George Clifford, Merchant Navy27Chief OfficerEmpire Shackleton, HMS Fidelity (D 57) +
Bond, Harold, Merchant Navy17Assistant StewardEmpire Shackleton, HMS Fidelity (D 57) +
Brady, John, RN19Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Shackleton, HMS Fidelity (D 57) +
Bull, A.J., RN39DEMS gunnerEmpire Shackleton
Chamberlayne, Henry Godsell, RN22Convoy Leading SignalmanEmpire Shackleton, HMS Fidelity (D 57) +
Christie, Stephen Patrick, Merchant Navy18Ordinary SeamanEmpire Shackleton, HMS Fidelity (D 57) +
Cockle, Clifford Tiley, Merchant Navy57Second Engineer OfficerEmpire Shackleton, HMS Fidelity (D 57) +
Coombes, Roland Cecil, Merchant Navy21Third OfficerEmpire Shackleton, HMS Fidelity (D 57) +
Cousins, John Frederick, Merchant Navy39Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Shackleton, HMS Fidelity (D 57) +
Coward, Walter, Merchant Navy20SailorEmpire Shackleton, HMS Fidelity (D 57) +
Dean, S.W., Merchant NavyCadetEmpire Shackleton
Dewing, Arthur, RN43Chief Yeoman of SignalsEmpire Shackleton, HMS Fidelity (D 57) +
Donnan, John, Merchant Navy36Second OfficerEmpire Shackleton, HMS Fidelity (D 57) +
Duffy, James, RN22Leading Radio MechanicEmpire Shackleton, HMS Fidelity (D 57) +
Dunn, William Thetford, Merchant Navy53Chief StewardEmpire Shackleton, HMS Fidelity (D 57) +
Egerton, Wion De Malpas, RNR63Commodore 2nd Class (Vice Admiral, Rtd)Empire Shackleton, HMS Fidelity (D 57) +
Ellington-Jones, Henry, Merchant Navy52MasterEmpire Shackleton, HMS Fidelity (D 57) +
Fletcher, John Alan, Merchant Navy20Third Radio OfficerEmpire Shackleton, HMS Fidelity (D 57) +
Gault, James Andrew, Merchant Navy32Third Engineer OfficerEmpire Shackleton, HMS Fidelity (D 57) +
Godfrey, Edward Frank, Merchant Navy18ApprenticeEmpire Shackleton, HMS Fidelity (D 57) +
Green, Thomas, Merchant Navy29Second OfficerEmpire Shackleton
Gregg, James, Merchant NavyAble SeamanEmpire Shackleton
Hewetson, J.W., RN34DEMS gunnerEmpire Shackleton
Howard, J., RN23DEMS gunnerEmpire Shackleton
Ironside, James Alexander Pirie, Merchant Navy20Second Radio OfficerEmpire Shackleton, HMS Fidelity (D 57) +
Jackson, Claude, Merchant Navy38First Radio OfficerEmpire Shackleton, HMS Fidelity (D 57) +
Keelan, Thomas John, Merchant Navy33Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Shackleton, HMS Fidelity (D 57) +
Kingston, Douglas Frank, RNPetty Officer TelegraphistEmpire Shackleton, HMS Fidelity (D 57) +
Langan, Thomas, Merchant Navy55Boatswain (Bosun)Empire Shackleton, HMS Fidelity (D 57) +
Long, S.M.L.A., Merchant Navy19Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Shackleton, HMS Fidelity (D 57) +
Lyons, Richard James, Merchant Navy33Storekeeper and GreaserEmpire Shackleton, HMS Fidelity (D 57) +
Marney, Francis, Merchant Navy16Galley BoyEmpire Shackleton, HMS Fidelity (D 57) +
Massey, Wilfred, British Army27Gunner (DEMS gunner)Empire Shackleton, HMS Fidelity (D 57) +
McAllen, William R., Merchant Navy26Second StewardEmpire Shackleton, HMS Fidelity (D 57) +
McGuinness, James, British Army38Gunner (DEMS gunner)Empire Shackleton, HMS Fidelity (D 57) +
McLay, Andrew Gordon, Merchant Navy49Chief CookEmpire Shackleton, HMS Fidelity (D 57) +
Moore, John Robert, RN20Ordinary SignalmanEmpire Shackleton, HMS Fidelity (D 57) +
Peterson, Carl, Merchant Navy38Able SeamanEmpire Shackleton, HMS Fidelity (D 57) +
Ramsey, William George, British Army31Gunner (DEMS gunner)Empire Shackleton, HMS Fidelity (D 57) +
Reading, John Sydney, Merchant Navy42Chief Engineer OfficerEmpire Shackleton, HMS Fidelity (D 57) +
Robinson, Richard, Merchant Navy30Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Shackleton, HMS Fidelity (D 57) +
Robinson, William, RNConvoy SignalmanEmpire Shackleton, HMS Fidelity (D 57) +
Roling, Frank, Merchant Navy22Fourth Engineer OfficerEmpire Shackleton, HMS Fidelity (D 57) +
Round, H.H., RN19DEMS gunnerEmpire Shackleton
Shea, Patrick, Merchant Navy32Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Shackleton, HMS Fidelity (D 57) +
Shone, T., RN18DEMS gunnerEmpire Shackleton
Smart, J., RN28DEMS gunnerEmpire Shackleton
Taylor, Albert, Merchant Navy29Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Shackleton, HMS Fidelity (D 57) +
Walsh, Patrick Michael, Merchant Navy20Assistant StewardEmpire Shackleton, HMS Fidelity (D 57) +
Williams, Thomas Henry, Merchant Navy29Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Shackleton, HMS Fidelity (D 57) +
Williams, W., British Army28Bombardier (DEMS gunner)Empire Shackleton
Wilson, George Michael, Merchant Navy26Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Shackleton, HMS Fidelity (D 57) +

53 persons found - for all attacks on this ship (3).

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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