Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Norwegian motor tanker

This is a listing of people associated with this ship.
We also have a detailed page on the Norwegian motor tanker Varanger.

Aboard Varanger when hit on 25 Jan 1942

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NameAgeRankServed on
Amundsen, Adolf, Merchant Navy21MechanicVaranger, Kollbjørg
Andersen, Georg, Merchant Navy41DonkeymanVaranger
Andersen, Rolf, Merchant NavyCookVaranger
Aspen, Leif Ingvar, Merchant Navy28Able Seaman/GunnerVaranger, Albert L. Ellsworth
Berg, Karl Eugen, Merchant Navy41Boatswain (Bosun)Varanger
Brevik, Kåre, Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanVaranger
Bruin, Gerard, Merchant Navy19Able SeamanVaranger
Cameron, Robert, Merchant NavyMess Room BoyVaranger
Domingo, Fernando, Merchant NavySaloon BoyVaranger
Drægebø, Hagbart Bernhard, Merchant Navy35Chief Engineer OfficerVaranger, Hallanger
Fjellbo, Arne K., Merchant Navy23Able SeamanVaranger, Solør
Fosse, Leif, Merchant Navy20Able SeamanVaranger
Gundersen, David, Merchant Navy22Able SeamanVaranger
Hansen, Edvard Olai, Merchant Navy24Able SeamanVaranger
Hansen, John Marius, Merchant Navy31Third Engineer OfficerVaranger, Stigstad
Horne, Carl Hjalmar, Merchant Navy42MasterVaranger
Hoskin, Michael, GunnerVaranger
Håland, Lars, Merchant Navy29Fourth Engineer OfficerVaranger
Johannessen, Halfdan Amandus, Merchant Navy29MechanicVaranger, Leiv Eiriksson
Jordal, Peder, Merchant Navy39FiremanVaranger
Jørgensen, Odd, Merchant Navy20MechanicVaranger
Karlsen, Harry Johan, Merchant Navy29MechanicVaranger
Krokeide, Arnfinn, Merchant Navy39Chief OfficerVaranger
Kullberg, Karl Martin Fredrik, Merchant Navy20Able SeamanVaranger, Baghdad
Kvamme, Ole, Merchant Navy38PumpmanVaranger
Larsen, Klaus, Merchant NavyFiremanVaranger
MacDonald, Richard, Merchant NavyMess Room BoyVaranger
Matre, Mons, Merchant Navy52CarpenterVaranger
Murray, James, GunnerVaranger
Nordahl, Rolf Fillip, Merchant Navy21Crew memberVaranger
Pedersen, Kristen, Merchant NavyMechanicVaranger
Riger, Robert Edward, Merchant Navy29CookVaranger
Småland, Sjur, Merchant Navy38Second Engineer OfficerVaranger
Steen, Trygve Søren, Merchant Navy40StewardVaranger
Sæle, Anders, Merchant Navy25Able Seaman/GunnerVaranger
Thorkildsen, Thorstein, Merchant Navy35Third OfficerVaranger, B.P. Newton
Vitenberg, Teodor, Merchant Navy34MechanicVaranger
Wilhelmsen, Wilhelm, Merchant Navy32Second OfficerVaranger
Winther, Jens Hartvig, Merchant Navy29MechanicVaranger, Leiv Eiriksson
Øiseth, Erling Heyerdahl, Merchant Navy30Able SeamanVaranger

40 persons found.

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