Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Norwegian motor merchant

Photo courtesy of Norsk Maritimt Museum

This is a listing of people associated with this ship.
We also have a detailed page on the Norwegian motor merchant Tortugas.

Aboard Tortugas when hit on 18 Nov 1942

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NameAgeRankServed on
Allum, Johan Maurits Mathiassen, Merchant Navy52Able SeamanTortugas
Ambrosiussen, Trygve William, Merchant Navy20MechanicTortugas, B.P. Newton +
Buzzeo, James R.A., Merchant Navy18Mess Room BoyTortugas
Carr, James, Merchant Navy20Saloon BoyTortugas
Cave, Edward Ernest, RN22DEMS gunnerTortugas
Clay, Harold, Merchant NavyRadio OperatorTortugas
Eik, Ingebreth, Merchant Navy29Able SeamanTortugas
Eliassen, Birger Charlie, Merchant Navy46ElectricianTortugas
Eliassen, Edgar Hugo, Merchant Navy25Third Engineer OfficerTortugas
Endresen, Olaug Ingeborg, Merchant Navy44StewardessTortugas
Endresen, Rolf, Merchant Navy46MasterTortugas
Flathaug, Arne Christian Friis Olsen, Merchant Navy24Assistant EngineerTortugas
Grimholt, Olav, Merchant Navy47CarpenterTortugas
Hansen, Agnar, Merchant Navy34Chief OfficerTortugas
Hansen, Håkon Anbjørn, Merchant Navy20Able SeamanGunny, Tortugas
Ivarsen, Ivar, Merchant NavyAble SeamanTortugas
Jensen, Trygve, Merchant Navy45Chief Engineer OfficerTortugas
Johannessen, Charles, Merchant Navy39MechanicTortugas
Johannessen, Eivind Olaf, Merchant Navy34StewardTortugas
Karlsen, Jacob Eliot, Merchant Navy29Ordinary SeamanTortugas
Kristensen, Knut Angel, Merchant Navy19Able Seaman/GunnerTortugas, Ingria
Larsen, Aksel Lorentz, Merchant Navy47MechanicTortugas
Leak, , RNDEMS gunnerTortugas
Lien, Henry Øyvind Arnold, Merchant Navy36Second OfficerTortugas
Moe, Kaare, Merchant NavyAble SeamanTortugas
Monsen, Hans Johan, Merchant Navy21Able Seaman/GunnerTortugas
Myklebust, Tormod Klebo, Merchant Navy27Ordinary SeamanTortugas
Nilsen, Nils Olai, Merchant Navy27Able SeamanTortugas, Daghild
Næss, Ole Johan, Merchant Navy46Boatswain (Bosun)Tortugas
Olsen, Ole Meyer, Merchant Navy40Second Engineer OfficerTortugas
Pettersen, Sverre, Merchant Navy25CookTortugas
Saunders, Edwin William Charles, RN26DEMS gunnerTortugas
Sæthre, Kjell Sverre, Merchant Navy20Able SeamanTortugas, Fenris
Thomassen, Einar, Merchant Navy24Third OfficerTortugas
Thoresen, Thorbjørn, Merchant Navy21Ordinary SeamanTortugas, Daghild
Thorkildsen, Anders, Merchant Navy50OilerTortugas
Tillgren, Rudolf, Merchant Navy27MechanicTortugas, Daghild
Veili, Willy, Merchant Navy21MechanicTortugas

38 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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