Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

Empire Merlin

British steam merchant



Empire Merlin under her former name West Isleta

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

Aboard Empire Merlin when hit on 25 Aug 1940

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NameAgeRankServed on
Barnfather, Thomas, Merchant Navy38Chief OfficerEmpire Merlin +
Buckley, William Albert, Merchant Navy60Able SeamanEmpire Merlin +
Cake, Edwin Charles, Merchant Navy30Able SeamanEmpire Merlin +
Cherry, John Robert Henry, Merchant Navy24FiremanEmpire Merlin +
Clark, Raymond Stanley, Merchant Navy26Fourth Engineer OfficerEmpire Merlin +
Collinge, John, Merchant Navy21Able SeamanEmpire Merlin +
Dick, John, Merchant Navy64DonkeymanEmpire Merlin +
Doyle, Owen, Merchant Navy63FiremanEmpire Merlin +
Evans, V., Merchant Navy25Deck HandEmpire Merlin +
Gosse, David Joseph, Merchant Navy25Able SeamanEmpire Merlin +
Hart, John Francis, Merchant Navy28Able SeamanEmpire Merlin +
Hatch, Sydney, Merchant Navy28FiremanEmpire Merlin +
Hudson, William, Merchant Navy26Third Engineer OfficerEmpire Merlin +
Hutchison, David, Merchant Navy55GreaserEmpire Merlin +
Johnson, Leslie, Merchant Navy20Cabin BoyEmpire Merlin +
Lee, John, Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanEmpire Merlin
Litherland, Edward, Merchant Navy20Galley BoyEmpire Merlin +
McGrill, Alfred, Merchant Navy24Second OfficerEmpire Merlin +
Mills, George, Merchant Navy47Boatswain (Bosun)Empire Merlin +
Moores, Charles, Merchant Navy46Able SeamanEmpire Merlin +
Parkes, Isaac James, Merchant Navy23FiremanEmpire Merlin +
Parsons, Enos, Merchant Navy41Radio OfficerEmpire Merlin +
Paterson, Alexander, Merchant Navy59Second Engineer OfficerEmpire Merlin +
Pepper, John, Merchant Navy43GreaserEmpire Merlin +
Prodham, Henry, Merchant Navy27Third OfficerEmpire Merlin +
Ralph, Frederick, Merchant Navy19Ordinary SeamanEmpire Merlin +
Roberts, John, Merchant Navy17Mess Room BoyEmpire Merlin +
Rowell, Robert, Merchant Navy49CookEmpire Merlin +
Russell, James, Merchant Navy25Able SeamanEmpire Merlin +
Sheppard, James, Merchant Navy20Ordinary SeamanEmpire Merlin +
Simpson, David William, Merchant Navy69MasterEmpire Merlin +
Stansfield, George S., Merchant Navy50StewardEmpire Merlin +
Wesley, John William, Merchant Navy23CarpenterEmpire Merlin +

33 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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