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 Rosenborg.

Aboard Rosenborg when hit on 25 Apr 1943

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

NameAgeRankServed on
DanishBeikes, Johannes, Merchant NavyAble SeamanRosenborg
DanishBoye, Kristian Frederik, Merchant Navy39Second Engineer OfficerRosenborg +
BritishBuchan, David, Merchant Navy20Second Radio OfficerRosenborg +
BritishChetwynd, Wilfred, RN22Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Rosenborg +
DanishEdlich, Børge Bendt, Merchant Navy21Able SeamanRosenborg +
DanishFrederiksen, Aage Christian, Merchant Navy49Chief Engineer OfficerRosenborg +
DanishFrederiksen, Johannes Møller, Merchant Navy23Second OfficerRosenborg +
DanishHansen, Folmer Henry, Merchant Navy18Able SeamanRosenborg +
DanishHansen, Niels Erik, Merchant Navy18FiremanRosenborg +
DanishHansen, Poul, Merchant Navy20Fireman and TrimmerRosenborg +
DanishHenriksen, Orla Børge, Merchant Navy30FiremanRosenborg +
DanishHestrup, Carl Johan, Merchant Navy33Fireman and TrimmerRosenborg +
BritishHilton, John, Merchant Navy30First Radio OfficerRosenborg +
BritishHughes, Robert, RN30Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Rosenborg +
DanishJensen, Tage Nicolaj Emil, Merchant Navy36Chief OfficerRosenborg +
DanishJørgensen, Eigil Jørgen Peter, Merchant Navy20Ordinary SeamanRosenborg +
BritishKnowles, John William, RN36Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Rosenborg +
DanishLarsen, Svend Erik, Merchant Navy21Able SeamanRosenborg +
BritishLeighton, Thomas, RN28Passenger (Petty Officer)Rosenborg +
DanishLund, Knud Børge Johannes, Merchant Navy30Mess Room StewardRosenborg +
DanishLundbæk, Jens Christian, Merchant Navy41Third Engineer OfficerRosenborg +
BritishLusty, Harold Joseph, RN20Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Rosenborg +
DanishMadsen, Niels Christian, Merchant Navy41Chief StewardRosenborg +
BritishMiller, Arthur Edward, RN28Passenger (Able Seaman)Rosenborg +
DanishPetersen, Peter Volmer, Merchant Navy45MasterRosenborg +
DanishPoulsen, Ernst August Adolf, Merchant Navy29DonkeymanRosenborg +
DanishRasmussen, Svend, Merchant Navy23Second CookRosenborg +
DanishRothgardt, Ernst, Merchant Navy30Boatswain (Bosun)Rosenborg +
BritishTout, Stanley, Merchant Navy16Cabin BoyRosenborg +

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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