Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

Empire Light

British motor tanker

This is a listing of people associated with this ship.
We also have a detailed page on the British motor tanker Empire Light.

Aboard Empire Light when hit on 7 Mar 1943

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NameAgeRankServed on
BritishAlcock, Harry, Merchant Navy21Second Radio OfficerEmpire Light +
BritishBarber, Thomas, Merchant Navy43Able SeamanEmpire Light +
BritishBeirne, James Edward, Merchant Navy25Able SeamanEmpire Light +
BritishBraddock, George, Merchant Navy19Junior EngineerEmpire Light +
BritishBretland, Donald Robertson, Merchant Navy20Junior EngineerEmpire Light +
BritishBrocklehurst, Francis Charles, Merchant Navy51Able SeamanEmpire Light +
BritishBrownlie, John Archibald, Merchant Navy26Junior Third Engineer OfficerEmpire Light +
MalteseCaligari, Anthony, Merchant Navy19Ordinary SeamanEmpire Light +
BritishCleaver, Thomas, RN21Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Light +
BritishCoates, Arthur Edward, Merchant Navy41Able SeamanEmpire Light +
BritishCrabtree, John Alexander, Merchant Navy21Junior EngineerEmpire Light +
BritishDonaldson, Walter Stewart, Merchant Navy35Greaser and CleanerEmpire Light +
BritishEdwards, Chris Howell, Merchant Navy43Greaser and CleanerEmpire Light +
BritishFortune, Frederick, Merchant Navy22Second CookEmpire Light +
BritishGefael, Lawrence, Merchant Navy45Boatswain (Bosun)Empire Light +
BritishGray, John Matthew, Merchant Navy16Assistant StewardEmpire Light +
BritishGriffiths, Arthur Mathias, Merchant Navy19Fireman and GreaserEmpire Light +
IrishHall, Thomas, Merchant Navy36DonkeymanEmpire Light +
BritishHopkins, James, Merchant Navy22Able SeamanEmpire Light +
BritishHough, John Danvers, Merchant Navy36Second OfficerEmpire Light +
BritishHudd, Henry John, Merchant Navy24Senior Third Engineer OfficerEmpire Light +
BritishIngram, Thomas, RN21Leading Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Light +
BritishJennings, Noel Patrick, Merchant Navy41Second Engineer OfficerEmpire Light +
BritishLees, James, Merchant Navy25Mess Room StewardEmpire Light +
BritishLewis, A.L., Merchant NavyMasterEmpire Light
BritishLockwood, Wilfred, RN20Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Light +
BritishMcCarthy, John, Merchant Navy23PumpmanEmpire Light +
BritishMcLachlan, Robert, Merchant Navy41Chief CookEmpire Light +
IrishO'Riordan, Cornelius, Merchant Navy20Third Radio OfficerEmpire Light +
BritishRawlings, Sidney George, Merchant Navy17Galley BoyEmpire Light +
BritishRawlinson, Harold Brookfield, Merchant Navy54Chief StewardEmpire Light +
BritishRedfern, Leonard, Merchant Navy19Cabin BoyEmpire Light +
BritishReece, Richard George, Merchant Navy19Fireman and CleanerEmpire Light +
BritishRenney, Ronald, Merchant Navy25Third OfficerEmpire Light +
BritishRogers, Gerald Rigby, Merchant Navy53Chief Engineer OfficerEmpire Light +
BritishSavage, William, Merchant Navy20Able SeamanEmpire Light +
BritishShaw, Thomas, Merchant Navy26Able SeamanEmpire Light +
BritishSmith, Jamieson, Merchant Navy22Fireman and GreaserEmpire Light +
BritishSpilman, John Robert, Merchant Navy20Assistant StewardEmpire Light +
IrishStewart, Henry Joseph, Merchant Navy20Ordinary SeamanEmpire Light +
BritishWarren, William, Merchant Navy32CarpenterEmpire Light +
BritishWatts, John, RN20Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Light +
BritishWest, James, Merchant Navy20Able SeamanEmpire Light +
BritishWilson, Leonard, Merchant Navy18Junior EngineerEmpire Light +

44 persons found - for all attacks on this ship (2).

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