Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

Empire Lancer

British steam merchant



Photo courtesy of Paul Johnson Collection

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

Aboard Empire Lancer when hit on 16 Aug 1944

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NameAgeRankServed on
Barker, Peter William, Merchant Navy20ApprenticeEmpire Lancer +
Benn, John Harold, Merchant Navy17ApprenticeEmpire Lancer +
Chow Huan Sae, , Merchant Navy30TrimmerEmpire Lancer +
Chu Wen Chun, , Merchant Navy22No. 4 FiremanEmpire Lancer +
Chu Wen Pu, , Merchant Navy24FiremanEmpire Lancer +
Chung Yun Cheong, , Merchant Navy28CarpenterEmpire Lancer +
Cook, George, Merchant Navy29Extra Second Engineer OfficerEmpire Lancer +
Cooper, Raymond, Merchant Navy23Assistant EngineerEmpire Lancer +
Cox, Arthur Earle, Merchant Navy18Third Radio OfficerEmpire Lancer +
Davies, Cecil James Prescott, Merchant Navy41Third OfficerEmpire Lancer +
Devlin, Patrick Joseph, RN21Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Lancer +
Edwards, Vivian Llewelyn, Merchant Navy35Chief OfficerEmpire Lancer +
Foo Sue Pao, , Merchant Navy37Assistant StewardEmpire Lancer +
Furzer, Marcus William, RN19Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Lancer +
Gibbs, Ernest Frank, RN31Leading Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Lancer +
Green, George Leonard, British Army29Gunner (DEMS gunner)Empire Lancer +
Han Shing Yue, , Merchant Navy24GreaserEmpire Lancer +
Hiu Ah Ken, , Merchant Navy22TrimmerEmpire Lancer +
Hsu Chang Chun, , Merchant Navy28FiremanEmpire Lancer +
Hu Sik Yan, , Merchant Navy33QuatermasterEmpire Lancer
Jollivet, Maxime, Merchant Navy54MasterEmpire Lancer +
Kho Bub Siok, , Merchant Navy38QuartermasterEmpire Lancer +
King, George Alfred, Merchant Navy18ApprenticeEmpire Lancer +
Lam Hoh Eon, , Merchant Navy27Fireman’s CookEmpire Lancer +
Lan Hung Pin, , Merchant Navy29StorekeeperEmpire Lancer +
Liu Chin Pu, , Merchant Navy22FiremanEmpire Lancer +
Liu Tsze Hsin, , Merchant Navy25TrimmerEmpire Lancer +
Loh Ah Hoo, , Merchant Navy33FiremanEmpire Lancer +
Maddrick, Percy James, Merchant Navy44First Radio OfficerEmpire Lancer +
Ning Wen Shin, , Merchant Navy52Fireman’s BoyEmpire Lancer +
Nung Sze Cheong, , Merchant Navy27SailorEmpire Lancer +
Oliver, George Henry, British Army35Gunner (DEMS gunner)Empire Lancer +
Ovens, James Paterson, Merchant Navy37Second Engineer OfficerEmpire Lancer +
Pocock, Roger Tom, Merchant Navy22Fourth Engineer OfficerEmpire Lancer
Seabrook, Peter Davenport, Merchant Navy20Second Radio OfficerEmpire Lancer +
Smith, Alexander Anderson, Merchant Navy30Second OfficerEmpire Lancer +
Su Shao Chuan, , Merchant Navy35FiremanEmpire Lancer +
Tan Chai Low, , Merchant Navy31SailorEmpire Lancer +
Trowsdale, Frederick William, Merchant Navy17ApprenticeEmpire Lancer +
Tshai Pan Chang, , Merchant Navy24FiremanEmpire Lancer
Wilkieson, Angus, Merchant NavyChief Engineer OfficerEmpire Lancer
Wong King Chae, , Merchant Navy38Assistant StewardEmpire Lancer +
Wong Shon San, , Merchant Navy24No. 3 FiremanEmpire Lancer +
Wong Yuen Lee, , Merchant Navy37FiremanEmpire Lancer +
Yu Chi Lin, , Merchant Navy32FiremanEmpire Lancer +

45 persons found.

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