Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

Empire Springbuck

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 Springbuck.

Aboard Empire Springbuck when hit on 9 Sep 1941

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NameAgeRankServed on
Bailey, Leonard, British Army34Gunner (DEMS gunner)Empire Springbuck +
Bell, Quintin Bone, Merchant Navy55Chief Engineer OfficerEmpire Springbuck +
Bowie, James Watson, RN31Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Springbuck +
Brunton, Joseph, Merchant Navy19Cabin BoyEmpire Springbuck +
Buckley, John, Merchant Navy20First Radio OfficerEmpire Springbuck +
Cameron, John, Merchant Navy55Fireman and GreaserEmpire Springbuck +
Currie, Peter Patrick, Merchant Navy27Able SeamanEmpire Springbuck +
Dalton, Alan Francis, Merchant Navy22Third OfficerEmpire Springbuck +
Dicks, Frank, Merchant Navy28Fireman and GreaserEmpire Springbuck +
Docherty, John, Merchant Navy23SailorEmpire Springbuck +
Doran, Gerard, Merchant Navy34Able SeamanEmpire Springbuck +
Fenwick, Norman, Merchant Navy25Third Engineer OfficerEmpire Springbuck +
Ferguson, James, Merchant Navy22Fireman and GreaserEmpire Springbuck +
Galbraith, John, Merchant Navy57Able SeamanEmpire Springbuck +
Gibson, James, Merchant Navy26Second Radio OfficerEmpire Springbuck +
Hazeldean, Robert Mackay, Merchant Navy17Cabin BoyEmpire Springbuck +
Hillier, Hubert Cecil, Merchant Navy49Second Engineer OfficerEmpire Springbuck +
Jenkins, Thomas Alfred, Merchant Navy34Chief StewardEmpire Springbuck +
Keith, Peter McGuinness, Merchant Navy22Galley BoyEmpire Springbuck +
Leonard, Robert Percival, Merchant Navy43Chief OfficerEmpire Springbuck +
Maloney, Joseph, British Army28Gunner (DEMS gunner)Empire Springbuck +
McGavin, Edward Henderson, Merchant Navy32Able SeamanEmpire Springbuck +
McKendrick, William Shearer, Merchant Navy29CookEmpire Springbuck +
McLean, Malcolm, Merchant Navy32Able SeamanEmpire Springbuck +
McMillan, David, Merchant Navy25SailorEmpire Springbuck +
Mulligan, John Joseph, Merchant Navy27DonkeymanEmpire Springbuck +
Murray, James, Merchant Navy36Boatswain (Bosun)Empire Springbuck +
Ness, James Maclean, Merchant Navy21Fireman and GreaserEmpire Springbuck +
Noble, George, Merchant Navy23Able SeamanEmpire Springbuck +
O'Connell, Watson Edward, Merchant Navy37MasterEmpire Springbuck +
Peacock, Allan Scott, RN28Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Springbuck +
Price, John, Merchant Navy17Mess Room BoyEmpire Springbuck +
Quinn, John, Merchant Navy24Fireman and GreaserEmpire Springbuck +
Robertson, Edward, Merchant Navy21Fireman and GreaserEmpire Springbuck +
Sinnott, James, Merchant Navy25SailorEmpire Springbuck +
Smart, Henry James, RN36Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Springbuck +
Smith, John Murdo, Merchant Navy30Second OfficerEmpire Springbuck +
Ward, William Alexander, Merchant Navy43CarpenterEmpire Springbuck +
Wild, Samuel, Merchant Navy34Fourth Engineer OfficerEmpire Springbuck +

39 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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