Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Icelandic 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 Icelandic steam merchant Dettifoss.

Aboard Dettifoss when hit on 21 Feb 1945

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

NameAgeRankServed on
Ágústsson, Ragnar Georg, Merchant Navy21Able SeamanDettifoss +
Andrésson, Gísli, Merchant Navy23Able SeamanDettifoss +
Árnason, Bjarni, CivilianPassengerDettifoss
Ásbjörnsson, Hlöðver Oliver, Merchant Navy26Able SeamanDettifoss +
Ásgeirsson, Baldvin, Merchant NavyChief StewardDettifoss
Bergin, Eugenie Hallgrímsson, Civilian28PassengerDettifoss
Bjarnason, Jón, Merchant Navy35Able SeamanDettifoss +
Bjarnason, Lárus, CivilianPassengerDettifoss
Bogason, Jón Sigurður Karl Kristján, Merchant Navy52StewardDettifoss +
Böðvarsson, Jónas, Merchant NavyMasterDettifoss
Einarsson, Valdimar, Merchant NavyFirst Radio OfficerDettifoss
Eyjólfsson, Guðmundur, Merchant Navy29Able SeamanDettifoss +
Gíslason, Davíð, Merchant Navy53Chief OfficerDettifoss +
Guðmundsson, Gísli, Merchant NavyCookDettifoss
Guðmundsson, Jón, Merchant Navy38Boatswain (Bosun)Dettifoss +
Guðmundsson, Ragnar, CivilianPassengerDettifoss
Hafliðason, Hafliði, Merchant NavySecond Engineer OfficerDettifoss
Hinriksson, Stefán, Merchant Navy46FiremanDettifoss +
Jakobsson, Ragnar, Merchant Navy19FiremanDettifoss +
Jónsdóttir, Guðrún, Civilian33PassengerDettifoss +
Jónsson, Davíð Sigmundur, CivilianPassengerDettifoss
Jónsson, Erlendur, Merchant NavyAble SeamanDettifoss
Jónsson, Hallgrímur, Merchant NavyChief Engineer OfficerDettifoss
Kristjánsdóttir, Nikólína, Merchant NavyStewardessDettifoss
Kristjánsson, Erla, CivilianPassengerDettifoss
Laxdal, Helgi, Merchant Navy24FiremanDettifoss +
Líndal, Anton, Merchant NavyCookDettifoss
Magnúsdóttir, Sigrún, CivilianPassengerDettifoss
Magnússon, Ásgeir, Merchant NavyThird Engineer OfficerDettifoss
Melsted, Páll Bjarnason, CivilianPassengerDettifoss
Ólafsson, Eiríkur, Merchant NavyThird OfficerDettifoss
Ólafsson, Ólafur Björn, CivilianPassengerDettifoss
Petersen, Skúli, CivilianPassengerDettifoss
Rósantsson, Theodór Helgi, CivilianPassengerDettifoss
Sigurðsson, Jóhannes, Merchant Navy38QuartermasterDettifoss +
Sigurjónsson, Sigurjón, Merchant NavyDonkeymanDettifoss
Símonarson, Kristján, Merchant NavyAble SeamanDettifoss
Skúlason, Kolbeinn, Merchant NavyFiremanDettifoss
Stefánsdóttir, Vilborg, Civilian49PassengerDettifoss +
Steingrímsson, Tryggvi, Merchant NavyStewardDettifoss
Svanbergsson, Sigurgeir, Merchant NavyFiremanDettifoss
Tómasson, Ólafur, Merchant NavySecond OfficerDettifoss
Zoega, Berta Steinunn, Civilian33PassengerDettifoss +
Þorsteinsson, Bogi, Merchant NavySecond Radio OfficerDettifoss

44 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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