Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Dutch steam merchant

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

Aboard Alwaki when hit on 10 Jul 1940

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NameAgeRankServed on
IraqiAttar, Menashi Salih, Civilian25PassengerAlwaki
DutchBakker, Thomas, Merchant Navy22Ordinary SeamanAlwaki, Prins Willem II
DutchBerge, Johannes Gerardus ten, Merchant Navy20ApprenticeAlwaki
DutchBeusekom, Leonardus van, Merchant Navy29Fourth OfficerAlwaki, Winterswijk
DutchBierhuize, Cornelis Pieter, Merchant Navy26FiremanAlwaki
DutchBoomsma, Leendert Gerrit, Merchant Navy25Able SeamanAlwaki
DutchBreuseker, Hendrikus A., Merchant Navy25StewardAlwaki
DutchCrum, Jan, Merchant Navy31Third OfficerAlwaki, Winterswijk +
IraqiDalli, Abdul Ghani, Civilian29PassengerAlwaki
DutchDijke, Benjamin van, Merchant Navy32Able SeamanAlwaki
DutchDijs, Gijsbertus Hendrikus, Merchant Navy33TrimmerAlwaki
DutchDumoulin, Hendrik Steven, Merchant Navy40Second Engineer OfficerAlwaki
DutchGlas, Klaas, Merchant Navy39TrimmerAlwaki
DutchHaan, Albertus Johannes de, Merchant Navy46Able SeamanAlwaki, Mijdrecht, Koenjit
IraqiHani, Alaikh, Royal Iraq Army23Passenger (Cpl)Alwaki
DutchHartman, Daniel Johannes, Merchant Navy58OilerAlwaki
DutchHeijungs, Heinrich, Merchant Navy26TrimmerAlwaki, Jagersfontein
DutchHondt, Willem Frederik de, Merchant Navy46Chief Engineer OfficerAlwaki
DutchHuyser, Gerrit, Merchant Navy36TrimmerAlwaki
DutchKalkeren, Nicolaas van, Merchant Navy31StewardAlwaki
DutchKarelse, Adriaan, Merchant Navy30StewardAlwaki
DutchKeekem, Rutgerus Johannes van, Merchant Navy30CookAlwaki
DutchKnippel, Evert Arie, Merchant Navy22TrimmerAlwaki
DutchKnottenbelt, Maarten Jan, Merchant Navy20StewardAlwaki
DutchKorver, Matthijs de, Merchant Navy34FiremanAlwaki, Suriname
DutchKoster, Jacob, Merchant Navy46Boatswain (Bosun)Alwaki
DutchLagerwaard, Jacob, Merchant Navy24Ordinary SeamanAlwaki
IraqiLatif, Hadji Mohamed Al Abbas Abdul, Civilian24PassengerAlwaki
DutchLensink, Hendrik Lambertus, Merchant Navy46TrimmerAlwaki, Achilles
DutchMaagdendans, Martinus, Merchant Navy50FiremanAlwaki
DutchMellema, Jules Alphonse, Merchant Navy48Chief OfficerAlwaki
IraqiMohammed, Jassam, Royal Iraq Army24Passenger (Lt)Alwaki
DutchMulder, Egbert, Merchant Navy42Second OfficerAlwaki
IraqiNajim, Shirkur, Royal Iraq Army22Passenger (Cpl)Alwaki
DutchNijs, Pieter de, Merchant Navy17Deck BoyAlwaki
DutchNoels, Gilles, Merchant Navy29FiremanAlwaki
DutchOuwenbroek, Pieter Adriaan, Merchant Navy33Fourth Engineer OfficerAlwaki
DutchPaternotte, Vincentius Jacobus, Merchant Navy38Chief StewardAlwaki
DutchPlugge, Cornelis, Merchant Navy18Ordinary SeamanAlwaki
IraqiSanjakly, Therese, Civilian24PassengerAlwaki
DutchSchlögl, Johan Martijn, Merchant Navy59MasterAlwaki
DutchSchouten, Adrianus David, Merchant Navy19TrimmerAlwaki
DutchSchrijver, Jacobus de, Merchant Navy62CarpenterAlwaki
DutchSnijder, Pieter, Merchant Navy49DonkeymanAlwaki
IraqiSofar, Dahir, Royal Iraq Army26Passenger (Cpl)Alwaki
DutchTermijn, Mijndert, Merchant Navy36Third Engineer OfficerAlwaki
IraqiWafik, Ali, Royal Iraq Army27Passenger (Cpl)Alwaki
IraqiYaghchi, Behnam Renee Michel, Civilian20PassengerAlwaki

48 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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