Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

Empire Engineer

British steam merchant

Empire Engineer under her former name Gioacchino Lauro. Photo courtesy of Rick Cox Collection

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

Aboard Empire Engineer when hit on 4 Feb 1941

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NameAgeRankServed on
BritishAhmed Abat, , Merchant Navy50Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Engineer +
BritishAli Nassa, , Merchant Navy37Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Engineer +
BritishBoothroyd, Percy, Merchant Navy39Second Engineer OfficerEmpire Engineer +
BritishComerford, Derek, Merchant Navy17Ordinary SeamanEmpire Engineer +
BritishDixon, Thomas William, Merchant Navy17Cabin BoyEmpire Engineer +
BritishDowdle, Henry, Merchant Navy35Able SeamanEmpire Engineer +
BritishFalzon, Giuseppe, Merchant Navy42CarpenterEmpire Engineer +
BritishHamid Ahmed, , Merchant Navy42Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Engineer +
BritishHardy, Robert Frederick, Merchant Navy36Second OfficerEmpire Engineer +
BritishHassen, Mohamed, Merchant Navy41GreaserEmpire Engineer +
BritishKristensen, Janus Randolph, Merchant Navy49Boatswain (Bosun)Empire Engineer +
BritishLongstaff, John Robert, Merchant Navy19Deck BoyEmpire Engineer +
BritishManson, Robert Harrington, Merchant Navy58CookEmpire Engineer +
BritishManton, Gerald, Merchant Navy21Able SeamanEmpire Engineer +
BritishMcCreery, Harold, Merchant Navy53Chief Engineer OfficerEmpire Engineer +
BritishMethana Musaid, , Merchant Navy44Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Engineer +
BritishMohamed Musid, , Merchant Navy48GreaserEmpire Engineer +
BritishMohamid Ali, , Merchant Navy44Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Engineer +
BritishMoore, Alan, Merchant Navy22SailorEmpire Engineer +
BritishMorgan, Frederick William, Merchant Navy56StewardEmpire Engineer +
BritishMoussa Mohamed, , Merchant Navy47Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Engineer +
BritishMullinger, Joseph, Merchant Navy17Galley BoyEmpire Engineer +
BritishMurgan, Shahat Gad, Merchant Navy53Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Engineer +
BritishMuttanna Saleh, , Merchant Navy41Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Engineer +
BritishNagi Hassan, , Merchant Navy40Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Engineer +
BritishPettersen, Charles Arthur Hudspith, Merchant Navy21Third OfficerEmpire Engineer +
BritishPharon, Collar, Merchant Navy49Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Engineer +
BritishRafferty, Randal, Merchant Navy24Able SeamanEmpire Engineer +
BritishSanderson, John Aboukir, Merchant Navy25Third Engineer OfficerEmpire Engineer +
BritishSayles, Philip Desmond, Merchant Navy18First Radio OfficerEmpire Engineer +
BritishSharpe, Stanley Vincent, Merchant Navy55Chief OfficerEmpire Engineer +
BritishSprintall, William Samuel, Merchant Navy21Able SeamanEmpire Engineer +
BritishStott, Edwin, Merchant Navy17Mess Room BoyEmpire Engineer +
BritishThompson, Harry, Merchant Navy62Able SeamanEmpire Engineer +
BritishWatson, Anthony Day, Merchant Navy20Fourth Engineer OfficerEmpire Engineer +
BritishWebb, Henry, Merchant Navy20Ordinary SeamanEmpire Engineer +
BritishWhiteley, John, Merchant Navy49MasterEmpire Engineer +
CanadianYade, John William Herman, RCNVR19Ordinary Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Engineer +
BritishYaya Mohamed, , Merchant Navy57DonkeymanEmpire Engineer +
BritishYoung, Robert Galbraith, Merchant Navy20Second Radio OfficerEmpire Engineer +

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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