Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Danish steam merchant

Photo courtesy of Danish Maritime Museum, Elsinore

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

Aboard Scotia when hit on 8 Dec 1939

You can click on any of the names for possible additional information

NameAgeRankServed on
DanishAchen, Poul Albert von, Merchant Navy42Chief OfficerScotia +
DanishAndersen, Thorvald, Merchant Navy56Chief Engineer OfficerScotia +
DanishChristensen, Villy Niels Kristian, Merchant Navy17Junior Ordinary SeamanScotia +
DanishChristiansen, Otto C., Merchant Navy34Boatswain (Bosun)Scotia +
DanishFrederiksen, Harry P.C., Merchant Navy23FiremanScotia +
DanishFristed, Orla Thomas Ivar Olesen, Merchant Navy20Ordinary SeamanScotia +
DanishHansen, Børge, Merchant Navy26Assistant EngineerScotia +
DanishHansen, Hans Lars Holger, Merchant Navy40Second Engineer OfficerScotia +
DanishHansen, Viggo, Merchant Navy22Able SeamanScotia +
DanishJensen, Valdemar Johannes, Merchant Navy23FiremanScotia +
DanishKnudsen, Aksel Henry Marius, Merchant Navy17Mess Room BoyScotia +
PolishKuzniar, Franciszek, Merchant NavyFiremanScotia +
DanishNielsen, Jens Møller, Merchant Navy35FiremanScotia +
DanishNielsen, Truels Georg Flaathen, Merchant Navy38CookScotia +
DanishOlsen, Knud Edmund, Merchant Navy29Able SeamanScotia +
DanishPoulsen, Hagbart Emanuel, Merchant Navy26Able SeamanScotia +
DanishRasmussen, Harald Victor, Merchant Navy24Ordinary SeamanScotia +
DanishRysgaard, Poul Holm, Merchant Navy34StewardScotia +
DanishSørensen, Holger Alfred, Merchant Navy35FiremanScotia +

19 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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