Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

Empire Ridge

British steam merchant


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

Aboard Empire Ridge when hit on 19 May 1941

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NameAgeRankServed on
Bennett, William, Merchant Navy46Able SeamanEmpire Ridge +
Blain, Frederick, Merchant Navy39Third OfficerEmpire Ridge +
Clark, Ernest William, Merchant Navy57MasterEmpire Ridge +
Clarkson, Thomas Harold, Merchant Navy31SailorEmpire Ridge +
Cockburn, William Green, Merchant Navy46Chief Engineer OfficerEmpire Ridge +
Cornish, Ralph, Merchant Navy22Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Ridge +
Donnelly, Francis, Merchant Navy23Assistant StewardEmpire Ridge +
Durward, James Gordon Maslen, Merchant Navy25First Radio OfficerEmpire Ridge +
Goodwin, John Frederick, RN29Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Ridge +
Hamilton, John, Merchant Navy40Second Engineer OfficerEmpire Ridge +
Holliday, George, Merchant Navy18Second Radio OfficerEmpire Ridge +
Hughes, Henry James, Merchant Navy33Mess Room StewardEmpire Ridge +
Hughes, John, Merchant Navy51Boatswain (Bosun)Empire Ridge +
Hughes, Reginald John, Merchant Navy41Watchkeeping OfficerEmpire Ridge +
Jamieson, Andrew, Merchant Navy27Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Ridge +
Kain, Robert Webster Smith, British Army25Gunner (DEMS gunner)Empire Ridge +
Kerr, William, Merchant Navy45Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Ridge +
Knutson, John Carl, Merchant Navy26Chief OfficerEmpire Ridge +
MacLeod, Donald, Merchant Navy20SailorEmpire Ridge +
McCormick, Daniel, Merchant Navy22Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Ridge +
McDowel, Robert, Merchant Navy33Able SeamanEmpire Ridge +
McNeil, Angus, Merchant Navy32Able SeamanEmpire Ridge +
McNeil, John, Merchant Navy53Able SeamanEmpire Ridge +
Murray, William, Merchant Navy21SailorEmpire Ridge +
Nordberg, Arthur, Merchant Navy28Third Engineer OfficerEmpire Ridge +
Reid, John, Merchant Navy25DonkeymanEmpire Ridge +
Reynolds, William, Merchant Navy21Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Ridge +
Summers, Ralph, Merchant Navy32Chief StewardEmpire Ridge +
Taylor, James Thomas, RN18Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Ridge +
Taylor, John, Merchant Navy29Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Ridge +
Wood, Robert, Merchant Navy30CookEmpire Ridge +

31 persons found.

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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