Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

Gerrit Willem van Woerkom

Merchant Navy. Dutch

Born  8 Apr 1924Rotterdam

Roster information listed for Gerrit Willem van Woerkom

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
VolendamSteam passenger shipPantry Boy31 Aug 1940U-60
BennekomSteam merchantSteward31 Oct 1941U-96

Personal information

He was picked up by HMS Lulworth after the sinking of Bennekom and landed at Bathurst on 20 November 1941. All survivors were taken to Freetown aboard the depot ship HMS Alca and Alderamin and eventually returned to the UK aboard Volendam, arriving in Avonmouth on 21 December 1941.

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