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Poelau Roebiah

Dutch motor merchant

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

Aboard Poelau Roebiah when hit on 7 Jul 1943

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NameAgeRankServed on
DutchAsan, , Merchant NavyStewardPoelau Roebiah
DutchAwan, , Merchant NavyFourth OfficerPoelau Roebiah
DutchBoer, Jan, Merchant Navy28Second OfficerPoelau Roebiah
DutchBoll, Pieter, Merchant Navy47GreaserPoelau Roebiah
AmericanBonomo, Frank, USNR23Seaman First ClassPoelau Roebiah
DutchBos, Jan, Merchant Navy40Able SeamanPoelau Roebiah
AmericanBoucher, Archie Andrew, USN18Seaman First ClassPoelau Roebiah
AmericanBrauer, Alfred Richard, USNRSeaman First ClassPoelau Roebiah
AmericanBrokell, Leon Cleveland, USNR28Gunner’s Mate Third ClassPoelau Roebiah
AmericanBuffone, Oswald, USNR21Seaman First ClassPoelau Roebiah
AmericanButeau, John J., USNR23Seaman First ClassPoelau Roebiah
AmericanButtedahl, Erling Ingolf, USNR28Seaman First ClassPoelau Roebiah
AmericanCady, George S., USNRSeaman First ClassPoelau Roebiah
AmericanCampbell, Th., USNRSeaman First ClassPoelau Roebiah
AmericanCapite, Lawrence M., USNR23Seaman First ClassPoelau Roebiah
AmericanCarter, Sidney A., USNRSeaman First ClassPoelau Roebiah
AmericanCaruso, Armond John, USNR28Seaman First ClassPoelau Roebiah
DutchCornet, Johannes, Merchant Navy37StewardTajandoen, Poelau Roebiah
DutchDekker, Robert Johan, Merchant Navy27Fourth OfficerTajandoen, Poelau Roebiah
DutchDenecke, Oswald, Merchant Navy20Assistant FitterPoelau Roebiah
DutchGeijsen, Gerardus Antonius Marie, Merchant Navy44QuartermasterPoelau Roebiah +
DutchGilst, Robert van, Merchant Navy19Ordinary SeamanPoelau Roebiah
AmericanHartshone, Harmon T., USNRSeaman Second ClassPoelau Roebiah
DutchHassing, Eduard, Merchant Navy46QuartermasterPoelau Roebiah
AmericanHollis, , USNSignalmanPoelau Roebiah
DutchHoogendijk, Johannes Hendrikus, Merchant Navy53MasterPoelau Roebiah
DutchJeltema, Willem Auke, Merchant Navy39Able SeamanPoelau Roebiah
DutchKannegieter, Hans, Merchant Navy20Able SeamanPoelau Roebiah
DutchKemis, , Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanPoelau Roebiah
DutchKnoester, Abraham, Merchant Navy41Boatswain’s MatePoelau Roebiah
DutchKoster, Bastiaan, Merchant Navy47QuartermasterPoelau Roebiah
DutchKrop, Johannes Martines, Merchant Navy50Able SeamanPoelau Roebiah
DutchLap, Dirk Jacob, Merchant Navy44Chief OfficerPoelau Roebiah
DutchLinting, Johannes Willem, Merchant Navy45Chief Engineer OfficerMoena, Poelau Roebiah
AmericanMuha, Alexander John, USNR19Seaman First ClassPoelau Roebiah
DutchNiesing, Evert, Merchant Navy30GreaserPoelau Roebiah
DutchOever, Paulus Johannes van den, Merchant Navy22Able SeamanPoelau Roebiah +
AmericanPiodela, Francis Bernard, USNR37CoxswainPoelau Roebiah
DutchPost, Johannes A., Merchant Navy27Chief CookPoelau Roebiah
AmericanReveley, David Robertson, USNR37Lieutenant (junior grade)Poelau Roebiah
DutchRuyters, F.J., Merchant NavyAble SeamanPoelau Roebiah
DutchSchenk, A.L., Merchant Navy24Fifth Engineer OfficerPoelau Roebiah
DutchSnel, Albertus Adrianus, Merchant Navy43Radio OperatorPoelau Roebiah
DutchStevans, J., Merchant NavyThird OfficerPoelau Roebiah
DutchVrij, Gerrit, Merchant NavyStorekeeperPoelau Roebiah
AmericanZitter, Charles, USNR22Seaman First ClassPoelau Roebiah

46 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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