Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

Empire Merchant

British motor merchant

Empire Merchant under her former name Pomona. Photo courtesy of Ben Smith

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

Aboard Empire Merchant when hit on 16 Aug 1940

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

NameAgeRankServed on
BritishCrane, James William, Merchant Navy40DonkeymanEmpire Merchant +
BritishDean, A.E., Merchant NavyThird Engineer OfficerEmpire Merchant
BritishDean, G., Merchant NavyEngine Room HandEmpire Merchant
BritishDove, George John, Merchant Navy27GreaserEmpire Merchant +
BritishDutton, John, Merchant Navy44Engine Room HandEmpire Merchant +
BritishFoster, B., Merchant NavyAble SeamanEmpire Merchant
BritishGalbraith, W., Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanEmpire Merchant
South AfricanHunter, Frank John, Merchant Navy29GreaserEmpire Merchant +
BritishReay, George Livingstone, Merchant NavySecond OfficerEmpire Merchant
BritishSloan, James Herbert, Merchant NavyChief OfficerEmpire Merchant
BritishSmith, Benjamin Walton, Merchant NavyMasterEmpire Merchant
BritishSyme, David, Merchant Navy47StorekeeperEmpire Merchant +
BritishTooby, Alan George, RN26Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Merchant +
AustralianVautin, William Henry, Merchant Navy34GreaserEmpire Merchant +

14 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.