Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British steam merchant

Photo from City of Vancouver Archives, CVA 447-2184

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

Aboard Embassage when hit on 27 Aug 1941

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

NameAgeRankServed on
BritishArcher, Tom Eric, Merchant Navy25Able SeamanEmbassage +
BritishBeauglass, John Alexander, Merchant Navy29Chief OfficerEmbassage +
BritishCassidy, Frederick Granville McGlasham, Merchant Navy31Second OfficerEmbassage +
BritishClarke, Arthur, Merchant Navy32Fireman and TrimmerEmbassage +
BritishCostello, Raymond Peter, Merchant Navy28Fireman and TrimmerEmbassage +
BritishCunningham, Frederick, Merchant Navy30StewardEmbassage +
BritishCunningham, Thomas Francis, Merchant Navy22Cook and BakerEmbassage +
BritishElliott, Ralph, Merchant Navy46CarpenterEmbassage +
BritishEllis, Robert Christopher, Merchant Navy39Second Engineer OfficerEmbassage +
BritishElves, Leslie Norman, British Army19Gunner (DEMS gunner)Embassage +
BritishEmsley-Midgley, Henry, Merchant Navy20Able SeamanEmbassage +
BritishGoodfellow, Edward, Merchant Navy17ApprenticeEmbassage +
BritishGrimwood, Thomas George, Merchant Navy30Third OfficerEmbassage +
BritishHardie, Thomas Ernest, RN28Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Embassage +
BritishHoward, Leslie, Merchant Navy17Galley BoyEmbassage +
BritishHumphries, Harry Lester Storey, Merchant Navy20Fourth Engineer OfficerEmbassage +
BritishKelsey, William, Merchant Navy17ApprenticeEmbassage +
IrishKennedy, John, Merchant Navy41Fireman and TrimmerEmbassage +
BritishKiddie, Edward, Merchant Navy31MasterEmbassage +
BritishKing, Patrick, British Army36Gunner (DEMS gunner)Embassage +
BritishLaw, Robert, Merchant Navy57Chief Engineer OfficerEmbassage +
BritishMagrs, William Garbutt, Merchant Navy32Boatswain (Bosun)Embassage
BritishMason, Joseph Alma, Merchant Navy33First Radio OfficerEmbassage +
BritishMcCabe, Hugh, Merchant Navy17Cabin BoyEmbassage +
BritishMcDonald, Charles Alfred, RN31Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Embassage +
BritishMcEwan, Robert Couper, Merchant Navy20Second Radio OfficerEmbassage +
BritishMorris, William Samuel, Merchant Navy16Mess Room BoyEmbassage +
BritishOwen, Arthur Albert, Merchant Navy47Fireman and TrimmerEmbassage +
BritishParkin, John Alma Inkerman, Merchant Navy30GreaserEmbassage +
CanadianPower, L., Merchant Navy24Fireman and TrimmerEmbassage +
BritishRamshaw, Cuthbert, RN31Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Embassage +
BritishReed, Fred, Merchant Navy44GreaserEmbassage +
BritishRoberts, Charles Edward Braithwaite, Merchant Navy29DonkeymanEmbassage +
BritishSalkeld, George, Merchant Navy44Fireman and TrimmerEmbassage +
BritishSylvester, Sydney, Merchant Navy30Third Engineer OfficerEmbassage +
BritishTaylor, John Whitfield, Merchant Navy16ApprenticeEmbassage +
BritishVarley, Frederick Sydney, Merchant Navy17ApprenticeEmbassage +
BritishWatkinson, Harold, RN23Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Embassage +
BritishWilstrop, Richard, Merchant Navy17Ordinary SeamanEmbassage +
BritishWood, Arthur, Merchant Navy37Able SeamanEmbassage +

40 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?
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