Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Dutch motor tanker

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

Aboard Rotterdam when hit on 27 Aug 1942

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NameAgeRankServed on
Altena, Jacobus Abraham van, Merchant Navy32GunnerRotterdam
Appeldoorn, Jan Mattheus Wilhelm, Merchant Navy34Chief OfficerRotterdam
Best, Jacob de, Merchant Navy44OilerRotterdam
Boersma, Sjouke, Merchant Navy29Able SeamanRotterdam
Boon, Arie, Merchant Navy42Able SeamanRotterdam +
Brakxhoofde, Nicolaas Joris, Merchant Navy48Boatswain (Bosun)Rotterdam +
Broere, Leendert, Merchant Navy22Fourth Engineer OfficerRotterdam
Dijk, Gijsbert van, Merchant Navy22Able SeamanRotterdam
Dobschutz, Wilhelm Albert Ludwig, Merchant Navy36Second Engineer OfficerRotterdam
Dudink, Cornelis, Merchant Navy26CookRotterdam +
Ekelenburg, Johannes B. van, Merchant Navy36PumpmanRotterdam
Goulding, Samuel, British Army22GunnerRotterdam
Grisnigt, Reijer Abraham, Merchant Navy19Ordinary SeamanRotterdam
Habron, John Martin, RN25GunnerRotterdam
Hammer, Albertus J., Merchant Navy24ElectricianRotterdam
Hoorn, Alexander B.A. van, Royal Dutch Army38GunnerRotterdam
Huibregtse, Cornelis, Merchant Navy23Ordinary SeamanRotterdam
India, Jan, Merchant Navy25Able SeamanRotterdam
Jong, Johannes C. de, Merchant Navy20Assistant EngineerRotterdam
Kegge, Jacob, Merchant Navy43Chief StewardRotterdam
Kellerman, Albert, Merchant Navy24Assistant ElectricianRotterdam
Kerkhoven, Teunis, Merchant Navy47GunnerRotterdam
Kok, Hendrikus N., Merchant Navy28StewardRotterdam
Komen, Gerardus, Merchant Navy39Lamp TrimmerRotterdam
Kralingen, Jacob van, Merchant Navy47OilerYselhaven, Rotterdam
Kreb, Pieter D., Merchant Navy20Radio OperatorRotterdam
Leijte, Johannes Antonius Marinus, Merchant Navy47Third Engineer OfficerRotterdam +
Little, Arthur Franklin, Merchant Navy17Ordinary SeamanRotterdam +
Meer, Frank van der, Merchant Navy45OilerRotterdam +
Nagtegaal, Nicolaas J., Merchant Navy36StokerRotterdam
Oranje, Adrianus C., Merchant Navy23Able SeamanRotterdam
Penard, Werner Willem, Merchant Navy31Second OfficerBilderdijk, Rotterdam
Pol, Sybren van der, Merchant Navy30Second OfficerRotterdam
Porter, William E., Merchant Navy17BoyRotterdam
Raat, Willem de, Merchant Navy44MasterRotterdam
Ramp, Teunis, Merchant Navy46FitterBilderdijk, Rotterdam
Sauer, Cornelis Pieter, Merchant Navy49Chief Engineer OfficerRotterdam
Schoot, Henderikus Johannes, Merchant Navy42BakerRotterdam +
Sleeking, Pieter, Merchant Navy50Fourth Engineer OfficerRotterdam +
Smoor, Abraham, Merchant Navy42OilerRotterdam +
Velde, Leendert van der, Merchant Navy37OilerRotterdam
Vilders, Jacob, Merchant Navy32PumpmanRotterdam +
Visser, Cornelis, Merchant Navy42FiremanPendrecht, Rotterdam
Warner, William T., Merchant Navy19BoyRotterdam
Wenas, Hendrik Frederik, Royal Dutch Army40GunnerRotterdam
Wijburg, Hendrik, Merchant Navy20StewardRotterdam
Willemsen, Dietrich, Merchant Navy39Third Engineer OfficerRotterdam
Yperen, Pieter A.H. van, Merchant Navy21Able SeamanRotterdam

48 persons found.

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