Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

Empire Volunteer

British steam merchant



Empire Volunteer under her former name Canadian Traveller. Photo courtesy of State Library of New South Wales

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

Aboard Empire Volunteer when hit on 15 Sep 1940

You can click on any of the names for possible additional information

NameAgeRankServed on
Awadth Abdulla Mohamed, , Merchant Navy30Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Volunteer +
Baker, Vivian, Merchant Navy29Second OfficerEmpire Volunteer +
Gillard, Reginald Joseph, Merchant Navy24Radio OfficerEmpire Volunteer +
Hassan, Ahmet, Merchant Navy55Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Volunteer +
Hassan, Kassum, Merchant Navy40Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Volunteer +
Macdougall, Hector, Merchant Navy60Able SeamanEmpire Volunteer +
Pearson, Benjamin, Merchant NavyMasterEmpire Volunteer
Tolcher, Ronald Gordon, Merchant Navy17Ordinary SeamanEmpire Volunteer

8 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.