Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British 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 British steam merchant Lifland.

Aboard Lifland when hit on 29 Sep 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
BritishAnderson, James Aitchison, Merchant Navy33GreaserLifland +
DanishBech, Freilif, Merchant Navy24Able SeamanLifland +
BritishCaradine, James Ivor, RN37Petty Officer (DEMS gunner)Lifland +
DanishChristensen, August Frederik Chr., Merchant Navy42StewardLifland +
DanishDahl, Lars Magnus Jensen, Merchant Navy27Second OfficerLifland +
DanishErichsen, Carl Adolf, Merchant Navy35CookLifland +
BritishField, Alfred Richard, Merchant Navy17Mess Room BoyLifland +
DanishHansen, Frode, Merchant Navy22Able SeamanLifland +
DanishHansen, Verner, Merchant Navy21Able SeamanLifland +
DanishHertz, Frederik Charlie, Merchant Navy29DonkeymanLifland +
DanishHofgaard, Niels Poul Fr., Merchant Navy23Able SeamanLifland +
DanishHolst, Helge, Merchant Navy22Fireman and TrimmerLifland +
DanishHuusfeldt, Julius, Merchant Navy50Chief Engineer OfficerLifland +
DanishJensen, Johannes, Merchant Navy27Fireman and TrimmerLifland +
DanishJensen, Niels, Merchant Navy34MasterLifland +
DanishKnudsen, Harry, Merchant Navy45Fireman and TrimmerLifland +
DanishKristensen, Villy Leo, Merchant Navy33Fireman and TrimmerLifland +
DanishLarsen, Charles Henry, Merchant Navy39Second Engineer OfficerLifland +
DanishLendal, Jørgen Joachim, Merchant Navy34Chief OfficerLifland +
DanishMadsen, Knud Kristian, Merchant Navy24Third OfficerLifland +
CanadianMcDonald, Arthur Vincent, Merchant NavyGalley BoyLifland +
DanishNielsen, Bernhard Alex Bang Lundsgaard, Merchant Navy35Boatswain (Bosun)Lifland +
DanishNielsen, Harry Tved, Merchant Navy33Fireman and TrimmerLifland +
BritishO'Keefe, Patrick, Merchant Navy20SailorLifland +
DanishOlsen, Christen Kobberø, Merchant Navy24Radio OfficerLifland +
BritishPoole, William Thomas, RN31Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Lifland +
BritishSilk, George Stephen, RNAble Seaman (DEMS gunner)Lifland +
DanishSørensen, Peter Løvengren, Merchant Navy30Third Engineer OfficerLifland +
DanishThomsen, Eigil lyngbye, Merchant Navy18Able SeamanLifland +

29 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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