Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


South African Whale factory ship

Uniwaleco under her former name Fraternitas. 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 South African Whale factory ship Uniwaleco.

Aboard Uniwaleco when hit on 7 Mar 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
South AfricanAdams, Samuel James, Merchant Navy18Mess Room BoyUniwaleco +
NorwegianAndresen, Søren, Merchant Navy61Third Engineer OfficerUniwaleco +
South AfricanBremner, Edward G., Merchant Navy36Fireman/WiperUniwaleco +
South AfricanDe Broize, Robert J., Merchant Navy21Fireman/WiperUniwaleco +
BritishGrey, Raymond, Merchant Navy18Deck HandUniwaleco +
NorwegianGundersen, Gunnar, Merchant Navy37Second OfficerUniwaleco
NorwegianGundersen, Sigurd, Merchant Navy40FiremanUniwaleco
NorwegianHageli, Hans Gudmundsen, Merchant Navy38Able SeamanUniwaleco, Lysefjord
NorwegianHansen, Hans A. Olaf, Merchant Navy29Able SeamanUniwaleco
NorwegianHenriksen, Hans, Merchant Navy42Third OfficerUniwaleco
South AfricanHolman, Thomas Drummond, Merchant Navy29GreaserUniwaleco +
South AfricanJansen, Arthur, Merchant Navy37Mess Room BoyUniwaleco +
South AfricanJohnson, George Richard, Merchant Navy20Mess Room BoyUniwaleco +
South AfricanJulius, Joseph, Merchant Navy24Mess Room BoyUniwaleco +
NorwegianKleppan, Hans Jacob, Merchant Navy55Chief Engineer OfficerUniwaleco, Sørholt
NorwegianLarsen, Olaf Gerhard, Merchant Navy43DonkeymanUniwaleco +
NorwegianLarsen, Theodor August, Merchant Navy50Crew memberUniwaleco
IrishMurphy, Charles Noel, Merchant Navy23Second Radio OfficerUniwaleco +
NorwegianRøsvik, Johannes Marins Bernard, Merchant Navy37MasterUniwaleco
BritishSoodo, H., Merchant Navy22Deck HandUniwaleco +
DanishUnden, J.M., Merchant Navy23Able SeamanUniwaleco +

21 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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