Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Norwegian whale factory ship

Photo courtesy of Rick Cox Collection

This is a listing of people associated with this ship.
We also have a detailed page on the Norwegian whale factory ship Lancing.

Aboard Lancing when hit on 7 Apr 1942

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NameAgeRankServed on
Albrenda, Wietse, Merchant NavyFiremanLancing
Anstensen, Olaus Marinius, Merchant Navy50Fourth Engineer OfficerLancing, Pleasantville
Beard, James Homer, Merchant Navy29FiremanLancing
Bjerkholt, Johan Henry, Merchant Navy55MasterLancing, N.T. Nielsen-Alonso
Eikeseth, Rasmus, Merchant Navy52Boatswain (Bosun)Lancing, N.T. Nielsen-Alonso
Einarsen, Johannes, Merchant Navy22Second CookLancing
Ende, Johannes van der, Merchant NavyFiremanLancing
Fussner, Francis J., Merchant Navy21MessmanLancing
Hansen, Emil Martinius, Merchant Navy37FiremanLancing +
Hansen, Josef Marinius, Merchant Navy52Second Engineer OfficerLancing
Hansen, Ronald Barth, Merchant Navy20Able SeamanLancing
Helgeland, Knut Georg, Merchant Navy21Able SeamanLancing
Holm, Oni, Merchant Navy34Mess Room BoyLancing
Holm-Hansen, Alf G., Merchant Navy30Able SeamanLancing
Jacobsen, Jacob, Merchant Navy48Third OfficerLancing
Johannessen, Erling Olaf, Merchant Navy37ElectricianLancing, N.T. Nielsen-Alonso
Johannessen, Åge J., Merchant Navy23FiremanLancing, N.T. Nielsen-Alonso
Johansen, Henrik Wilhelm, Merchant Navy49Chief Engineer OfficerLancing
Johansen, Rolf Juul, Merchant Navy30FiremanLancing, Mirlo
Johnsen, Olav Hedrum, Merchant Navy24Able SeamanLancing
Karlsen, Anton Bredal, Merchant Navy40Second OfficerLancing, Kosmos II +
Kittelsen, Harald Kristian, Merchant Navy27FiremanLancing
Korneliussen, Karl H., Merchant Navy52Third Engineer OfficerLancing
Larsen, Erling, Merchant Navy31Able SeamanLancing
Lauritzen, Thor, Merchant Navy27Able SeamanLancing, Daghild
Liljedahl, Arne, Merchant Navy30StewardLancing
Lunde, Arne Oddvar, Merchant Navy31Able SeamanLancing
Mathisen, Anders, Merchant Navy30DonkeymanLancing
McClelland, Stuart, Merchant Navy37Mess Room BoyLancing
Murphy, John J., Merchant Navy45FiremanLancing
Nilsen, Anders Olav, Merchant Navy60CarpenterLancing
Nilsen, Martin Gjone, Merchant Navy35Able SeamanLancing
Norby, Rolf Spange, Merchant Navy44Able SeamanLancing
Olsen, John Georg, Merchant Navy34Able SeamanLancing
Olsen, Olav, Merchant Navy38FiremanLancing
Olsen, Thomas Andreas Smedsvig, Merchant Navy36Chief OfficerLancing
Olsson, Gustav, Merchant Navy43Able SeamanLancing, N.T. Nielsen-Alonso
Omsland, Odd Martinius, Merchant Navy31Radio OperatorLancing
Osmundsen, Walter, Merchant Navy31Mess Room BoyLancing
Pettersen, Petter Hugo, Merchant Navy24FiremanLancing, Sourabaya +
Rasmussen, Finn Bålsrød, Merchant Navy22Able SeamanLancing
Roberg-Johanesen, Ansgar Henry, Merchant Navy33Chief CookLancing
Seeberg, Ragnvald, Merchant Navy53Able SeamanLancing
Skorge, Gustav, Merchant Navy50Able SeamanLancing
Slåtta, Einar, Merchant Navy22FiremanLancing
Smevik, Ragnvald, Merchant Navy20Ordinary SeamanLancing
Sørensen, Ivar, Merchant Navy26Able SeamanLancing
Temtemoen, Olav, Merchant Navy25Able SeamanLancing
Wade, Max, Merchant Navy46Mess Room BoyLancing
Wetsteijn, Jan P., Merchant Navy27FiremanVolendam, Lancing

50 persons found.

Served on indicates the ships we have listed for the person, some were stationed on multiple ships hit by U-boats.

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