Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Finnish steam merchant

This is a listing of people associated with this ship.
We also have a detailed page on the Finnish steam merchant Wilja.

Aboard Wilja when hit on 17 Feb 1940

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NameAgeRankServed on
DanishAndersen, Hjalmar, Merchant Navy19FiremanWilja
SwedishAnderson, Karl, Merchant Navy49FiremanWilja
DanishAndreasson, Aage, Merchant Navy26FiremanWilja
FinnishAyravainen, Kalervo, Merchant Navy30Chief OfficerWilja
FinnishBjörkroth, Martin J., Merchant Navy36MasterWilja
NorwegianBlomberg, Emil, Merchant Navy42FiremanWilja
NorwegianBrekke, Arne, Merchant Navy45Third Engineer OfficerWilja
DanishEspe, Kaj W., Merchant Navy20CookWilja
NorwegianHansen, Gunnar, Merchant Navy23SailorWilja
NorwegianHansen, Helge, Merchant Navy23FiremanWilja
FinnishImpola, Pentti I., Merchant Navy23Radio OperatorWilja
DanishKjeldsen, Peter, Merchant Navy26FiremanWilja
FinnishKoskinen, Aarne, Merchant Navy48FiremanWilja
FinnishKotiranta, Esko, Merchant Navy19FiremanWilja
FinnishLindell, Kalle A., Merchant Navy36Chief Engineer OfficerWilja
FinnishLiukkonen, Hugo, Merchant Navy32FiremanWilja
SwedishLundgren, Knut E., Merchant Navy52SailorWilja
DanishMunck, Carl V., Merchant Navy36Chief StewardWilja
DanishNielsen, Jorgen Ch., Merchant Navy26SailorWilja
NorwegianOlson, Harry, Merchant Navy22SailorWilja
DanishPaldan, Paludan, Merchant Navy32CookWilja
FinnishPirhonen, Soini P., Merchant Navy30Second OfficerWilja
FinnishPonni, Aarne, Merchant Navy23SailorWilja
FinnishPulli, Juhanna, Merchant Navy39CarpenterWilja
FinnishRyopponen, Veikko A., Merchant Navy32Second Engineer OfficerWilja
NorwegianStensland, Karl, Merchant Navy38FiremanWilja
DanishWalther, Hilke, Merchant Navy22SailorWilja

27 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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