Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Danish 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 Danish steam merchant Lily.

Aboard Lily when hit on 26 Apr 1940

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

NameAgeRankServed on
DanishAndersen, Charles, Merchant NavyStewardLily +
DanishAndersen, Joh. Bolvig, Merchant Navy44Chief Engineer OfficerLily +
DanishBech, Christian, Merchant Navy42OfficerLily +
DanishBørje, H., Merchant NavyFiremanLily +
DanishChristensen, Jens, Merchant Navy19Ordinary SeamanLily +
DanishChristiansen, Henning, Merchant NavyMess Room BoyLily +
BritishCouldwell, Rowland, RFR31Able SeamanLily +
DanishEriksen, Knud, Merchant Navy23Able SeamanLily +
DanishFlemming, Leo, Merchant Navy24DonkeymanLily +
BritishHedger, Charlie, RFR32Able SeamanLily +
DanishHenning, Oskar Poul Chr., Merchant Navy53Crew memberLily +
DanishHjort, Villy Ryberg, Merchant Navy17Junior Ordinary SeamanLily +
DanishJørgensen, Frimodt, Merchant Navy22Able SeamanLily +
DanishJørgensen, Karl Frederik, Merchant Navy46Able SeamanLily +
BritishMarkham, William Frank, RFR36Leading SeamanLily +
BritishMcAllister, Henry, RFR31Able SeamanLily +
DanishPedersen, Holger Beck, Merchant Navy22Ordinary SeamanLily +
BritishSmith, Victor George, RFR33Stoker First ClassLily +
BritishSpeirs, Angus Macqueen, RNR45LieutenantLily +
DanishSørensen, Jørgen Chr., Merchant Navy19CookLily +
DanishSørensen, Nis Holbeck, Merchant Navy42FiremanLily +
DanishSørensen, O.P., Merchant Navy48MasterLily +
DanishWeile, Michael, Merchant Navy31OfficerLily +

23 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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