Steen Helmer Hvidsten Børretzen
Merchant Navy. Norwegian
|Born||26 Apr 1920||Etne, Hordaland|
Roster information listed for Steen Helmer Hvidsten Børretzen
|Ship||Type||Rank / role||Attacked on||Boat|
|Baghdad||Motor merchant||Cabin Boy||30 May 1942||U-155 (1)|
Son of Ingvald E. Børretzen, of Etne. Repatriated aboard Robert E. Lee from Grenada on 21 June 1942, arriving at New Orleans on 30 June.Steen Helmer Børretzen remained a seaman until his retirement about 1980. He married Rita Norheim in 1949 and they had five children (three sons and two daughters), who remember him as a very intelligent man. The wartime experiences surely changed him for life and he avoided to talk about it.