Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Dutch steam passenger ship

Photo courtesy of the Allen Collection

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

Aboard Volendam when hit on 31 Aug 1940

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NameAgeRankServed on
Aarsen, Pieter T., Merchant Navy23Fourth OfficerVolendam
Abelskamp, Johannes R., Merchant Navy28Second OfficerVolendam
Ancher, M.A., Merchant Navy27StewardVolendam
Antonisse, Christina J., Merchant Navy46StewardessVolendam
Antonissen, Bernardus, Merchant Navy45PantrymanVolendam, Alderamin
Apon, Matheus Lambertus, Merchant Navy55Boatswain (Bosun)Volendam
Bak, Dirk, Merchant Navy23Third OfficerVolendam
Barendregt, Gerrit P., Merchant Navy48Cabin StewardVolendam
Baron, Rijk, Merchant Navy51PurserVolendam +
Batenburg, Arie, Merchant Navy23StewardVolendam
Beekhuizen, Gijsbertus, Merchant Navy51SailorVolendam
Bek, Gilles P., Merchant Navy26BakerVolendam
Bel, Aart J., Merchant Navy17Ordinary SeamanVolendam
Bent, Cornelis van der, Merchant Navy28CookVolendam
Berg, Hendrik W. van de, Merchant Navy22Cabin StewardVolendam
Berg, Jacob van den, Merchant Navy21Cook’s MateVolendam
Berg, Johannes F. v.d., Merchant Navy58QuartermasterVolendam
Berg, Nico v.d., Merchant Navy45StewardVolendam
Bergh, Pieter van den, Merchant Navy35BakerVolendam
Beye, Jacobus, Merchant Navy16Boiler BoyVolendam
Beyersbergen, Johannes M.F., Merchant Navy41SailorVolendam
Bijkerk, Mathijs L.W., Merchant Navy40CookVolendam
Bijl, Brand, Merchant Navy37FiremanVolendam, Maasdam
Bijl, Fransiscus, Merchant Navy23Fourth Engineer OfficerVolendam
Blok, Jan, Merchant Navy47CookVolendam
Bode, Johannes, Merchant Navy37StewardVolendam
Boer, Cornelis v.d., Merchant Navy60LinenkeeperVolendam
Boer, Jan de, Merchant Navy39Male NurseVolendam
Boer, Johannes, Merchant Navy20ElectricianVolendam
Boer, Lambertus M. de, Merchant Navy16Pantry BoyVolendam
Bogerijen, Roelofvinus J. van, Merchant Navy28CookVolendam
Bogert, Job J. v.d., Merchant Navy34QuartermasterVolendam
Boode, Johannes H., Merchant Navy31Baggage MasterVolendam
Boom, Willem B. van den, Merchant Navy20Cabin StewardVolendam
Bouman, Wybren, Merchant Navy20StewardVolendam
Bout, Antonie, Merchant Navy44SailorVolendam
Broek, Paul Ch. van den, Merchant Navy43Cabin StewardVolendam
Brommet, Izienus G., Merchant Navy18StewardVolendam
Bruinsma, Fokke, Merchant Navy38BakerVolendam, Dempo
Bruns, Gerardus N., Merchant Navy40MusicianVolendam
Buist, Steven, Merchant Navy42SailorVolendam
Burghout, Adriaan, Merchant Navy17StewardVolendam
Coenders, Dominicus M.C., Merchant Navy36Cabin StewardVolendam
Dalen, Gerardus W. van, Merchant Navy15Pantry BoyVolendam
Dalkman, Emile, Merchant Navy33StewardVolendam
Dam, Hermanus van, Merchant Navy23StewardVolendam
Dane, Nicolaas, Merchant Navy28StewardVolendam
Dessaur, Mozes, Merchant Navy50MusicianVolendam
Diejie, Adrina van, Merchant Navy45StewardessVolendam
Dijkstra, Bindert, Merchant Navy17Bell BoyVolendam
Donkersloot, Cornelis, Merchant Navy53GreaserVolendam
Doon, Thomas, Merchant Navy40BakerVolendam
Doorn, Dirk van, Merchant Navy19StewardVolendam
Dorp, Cornelis van, Merchant Navy38Third Engineer OfficerVolendam
Drooglever, Cornelis, Merchant Navy25Dining Room StewardVolendam
Drulman, Elbertus J., Merchant Navy49Chief StewardVolendam
Dubbelman, Simon B., Merchant Navy32TrimmerVolendam
Duinker, Jacoba, Merchant Navy49StewardessVolendam, Bodegraven
Durivou, Johannes G., Merchant Navy31Dining Room StewardVolendam
Duyn, Frederik J.C. van, Merchant Navy30StewardVolendam
Eik, Hendrik van, Merchant Navy23TrimmerVolendam
Emmenes, Johannes L. van, Merchant Navy27StewardVolendam
Ensink, Wilhelmus J.M., Merchant Navy30CookVolendam
Ermen, Jan P.A., Merchant Navy25Dining Room StewardVolendam
Esler, Samuel, Civilian9PassengerVolendam
Evers, Pieter, Merchant Navy46BoilermakerVolendam
Fabert, Jacobus J.M., Merchant Navy27Cook’s MateVolendam
Farla, Mathilda Petronella Maria, Merchant Navy33StewardessVolendam
Foort, Cornelis J., Merchant Navy21Cabin StewardVolendam
Franck, Katriena C. G., Merchant Navy34StewardessVolendam
Franken, Abraham, Merchant Navy55ForemanVolendam
Gameren, Willem D., Merchant Navy30StewardVolendam
Geilenkirchen, Josef H., Merchant Navy28FireguardVolendam
Geld, Johannes A. v.d., Merchant Navy28Pantry StewardVolendam
Gelens, Johannes, Merchant Navy45CoppersmithVolendam
Gelens, Roeland A.C., Merchant Navy33TrimmerVolendam
Gerlach, Gerardus Th., Merchant Navy22Cabin StewardVolendam
Gilden, Hendrikus A., Merchant Navy30Cabin StewardVolendam
Goed, Cornelis, Merchant Navy18ElectricianVolendam
Goey, H.F. de, Merchant Navy22CookVolendam
Good, Herman, Merchant Navy55CarpenterVolendam
Gool, Jacobus van, Merchant Navy19Cook’s MateVolendam
Graaf, Arie van der, Merchant Navy47Assistant Chief StewardVolendam
Graaf, Cornelis de, Merchant Navy44Assistant PurserVolendam
Graaf, Karel van der, Merchant Navy35FiremanVolendam
Graaf, Pieter van der, Merchant Navy21ElectricianVolendam
Gramsma, Onno Laas, Merchant Navy49BakerVolendam
Grandia, Pleuntje, Merchant Navy44StewardessVolendam
Groen, Klaas, Merchant Navy29StewardVolendam
Groenewegen, Wilhelmus G., Merchant Navy20Cabin StewardVolendam
Groenhuisen, Maria P., Merchant Navy44StewardessVolendam
Grootheest, Willem van, Merchant Navy38Radio OperatorVolendam
Haan, Jan de, Merchant Navy48GreaserVolendam
Hagenaars, Adrianus A., Merchant Navy48CookVolendam
Haksteeg, Willem, Merchant Navy19Pantry BoyVolendam
Harkema, Karel A.M., Merchant Navy48Assistant Chief StewardVolendam
Harpe, Andre C., Merchant Navy35Cabin StewardVolendam
Hart, Pieter, Merchant Navy38StewardVolendam
Hattem, Cornelis van, Merchant Navy39SailorVolendam
Hazebroek, Petrus W., Merchant Navy31PantrymanVolendam
Hegger, B.C.P., Merchant Navy25Dining Room StewardVolendam
Hennekes, Pieter, Merchant Navy41Cabin StewardVolendam
Herweier, Dirk, Merchant Navy24Cabin StewardVolendam
Hest, Hendrik van, Merchant Navy33TrimmerVolendam
Heuvel, Johanna van den, Merchant Navy39StewardessVolendam
Heydt, Johannes M. van der, Merchant Navy53StewardVolendam
Heydt, Lambert Ch. van der, Merchant Navy50Cabin StewardVolendam
Hilgers, Johannes C., Merchant Navy42Cabin StewardVolendam
Hoof, Wilhelmus F. van, Merchant Navy36Cabin StewardVolendam
Hoorn, Albert G., Merchant Navy42CookVolendam
Hooykaas, Nicolaas J., Merchant Navy25Assistant PurserVolendam
Hulsinga, Jaap, Merchant Navy30StewardVolendam
Hulspas, Andreus Th. G., Merchant Navy48QuartermasterVolendam
Huurneman, Johannes F., Merchant Navy20Ordinary SeamanVolendam
Ijsselstein, Wenmer R. van, Merchant Navy41BandmasterVolendam
Ijzendoorn, Dirk van, Merchant Navy55GreaserVolendam
Jansen, Jacobus, Merchant Navy23StewardVolendam
Janssen, Marinus, Merchant Navy22StewardVolendam
Janssen, Marinus J., Merchant Navy36Cabin StewardVolendam
Jaspers, Gerardus W.P., Merchant Navy35Assistant CookVolendam
Jonge, Maarten de, Merchant Navy19StewardVolendam
Jonker, Pieter, Merchant Navy26BakerVolendam
Joziasse, Pieter, Merchant Navy31Purser’s ClerkVolendam
Kastelein, Job, Merchant Navy48TrimmerVolendam
Kerkmans, Pieter, Merchant Navy40ButcherVolendam
Kesteren, J.E. van, Merchant Navy23PantrymanVolendam
Ketels, H.J.J., Merchant Navy23Dining Room StewardVolendam
Kievit, Pieter de, Merchant Navy21Fourth OfficerVolendam
Klaverdijk, Cornelis P.J., Merchant Navy39Cabin StewardVolendam
Klerk, Johannes P. de, Merchant Navy50Cabin StewardVolendam
Klomp, Albert, Merchant Navy58BarberVolendam
Knol, Hans, Merchant Navy29Cabin StewardVolendam
Knop, Willem, Merchant Navy20Cabin StewardVolendam
Koens, Antoon W., Merchant Navy43BartenderVolendam
Kolk, Antonie v.d., Merchant Navy49StewardVolendam
Koster, Antoon J., Merchant Navy18Cook’s MateVolendam
Kraan, F.J. van der, Merchant Navy19Dining Room StewardVolendam
Kuiper, Maarten, Merchant Navy61SailorVolendam
Ladenberg, Johannes L., Merchant Navy31SailorVolendam
Lafleur, Hendrikus H.J.A., Merchant Navy23Dining Room StewardVolendam
Lagendijk, Cornelis, Merchant Navy32BarberVolendam
Lahey, W.H.G., Merchant Navy19Dining Room StewardVolendam
Land, Nicolaas van der, Merchant Navy54BartenderVolendam
Lauwrier, Hermanus, Merchant Navy45ElectricianVolendam
Leeden, Jacobus van der, Merchant Navy15Pantry BoyVolendam
Leurs, Jean F.M.L., Merchant Navy51GreaserVolendam
Leyden, Barend van der, Merchant Navy36CookVolendam
Lindley, C.H., CivilianPassengerVolendam
Loon, Johannes van, Merchant Navy46PrinterVolendam
Maanen, Hendrik van, Merchant Navy33StewardVolendam
Machielse, Servaas, Merchant Navy24Fourth Engineer OfficerVolendam
Maissan, Albertus Theodorus Gerardus, Merchant Navy22CookVolendam, Abbekerk
Manen, Jan van, Merchant Navy19Dining Room StewardVolendam, Dempo
Marsh, Bruce, RN22SignalmanVolendam
Martinot, Jean P., Merchant Navy46CookVolendam
Mast, Arie, Merchant Navy32Cabin StewardVolendam
Mastenbroek, Jan, Merchant Navy19StewardVolendam
Meer, Albert M. v.d., Merchant Navy18StewardVolendam
Metzer, Franciscus A., Merchant Navy50StewardVolendam
Meyer, Marinus F., Merchant Navy42StewardVolendam
Mink, Janna, Merchant Navy30StewardessVolendam
Moesman, Hendrik, Merchant Navy16BoyVolendam
Mostert, Hendrik P., Merchant Navy20Boiler BoyVolendam
Mulder, Hendrik, Merchant Navy25CookVolendam
Mulders, Francisca M., Merchant Navy59StewardessVolendam
Muller, J.A., Merchant Navy26Cabin StewardVolendam
Munniks, Cornelis de, Merchant Navy59MotormanVolendam
Nederpel, Gerardus A., Merchant Navy23Office ClerkVolendam
Nieuwenhuijsen, Otto, Merchant Navy17Cook’s MateVolendam
Nieuwenhuis, Reindert Berend Jan, Merchant Navy26Radio OperatorVolendam, Mariso
Nijsen, Johannes G.M., Merchant Navy50Cabin StewardVolendam
Noyons, Theodorus, Merchant Navy22Dining Room StewardVolendam
Ollefers, David H., Merchant Navy32Dining Room StewardVolendam
Otter, Leendert den, Merchant Navy17Bell BoyVolendam
Otter, M.H. den, Merchant Navy19Dining Room StewardVolendam
Outer, Dirk L. den, Merchant Navy39BartenderVolendam
Outer, Gilles P. den, Merchant Navy44Boatswain’s MateVolendam
Paul, Johannes C., Merchant Navy33PantrymanVolendam
Petrescu, Thoma, Merchant Navy50SailorVolendam
Pfeiffer, Willem F., Merchant Navy19Dining Room StewardVolendam
Phenning, Christiaan M., Merchant Navy30Provision MasterVolendam
Plouvier, Eugène Auguste, Merchant Navy31Fourth Engineer OfficerVolendam, Maasdam, Zaandam +
Pluym, Jacobus P., Merchant Navy38StewardVolendam
Poly, Michael, Merchant Navy46CookVolendam
Poortvliet, Johannes J., Merchant Navy30Boatswain’s MateVolendam
Poppe, Andries, Merchant Navy26Store ServantVolendam
Post, Everardus, Merchant Navy19Cook’s MateVolendam
Post, Johannes L., Merchant Navy18StewardVolendam
Prins, Abraham, Merchant Navy22Cabin StewardVolendam
Pronk, Klaar, Merchant Navy30QuartermasterVolendam
Raavens, L.P. van, Merchant Navy28CookVolendam
Rapati, Johannes C.A., Merchant Navy45Cabin StewardVolendam
Rieken, B.J., Merchant Navy22Dining Room StewardVolendam
Riet, Leendert A. van der, Merchant Navy38Cabin StewardVolendam
Roelofs, Hendrik R., Merchant Navy18Cook’s MateVolendam
Rogers, Patrick, Civilian9PassengerVolendam
Roomer, Gerardus J., Merchant Navy46SailorVolendam
Roos, Cornelis Th., Merchant Navy23Cook’s MateVolendam
Roosa, Jasper J.A., Merchant Navy30StewardVolendam
Rooyen, Arie M. den, Merchant Navy47Cabin StewardVolendam
Rostang, Jean F., Merchant Navy15BoyVolendam
Rotermundt, Hermanus K.A., Merchant Navy57Cabin StewardVolendam
Rubbens, Frits, Merchant Navy18Dining Room StewardVolendam
Ruiter, Jacobus, Merchant Navy47Radio OperatorVolendam
Ruytenberg, Pleun, Merchant Navy36SailorVolendam
Ruÿgrok, Bernardus Ludovicus Josephus, Merchant Navy46Chief OfficerVolendam, Breedijk +
Schaefer, Johan Lodewijk, Merchant Navy44CookVolendam, Dempo
Schepens, Johan C., Merchant Navy24StewardVolendam
Schmitz, Alberdina L.M., Merchant Navy24ManicureVolendam
Schoo, Jan, Merchant Navy40Cabin StewardVolendam
Schotte, Willem H., Merchant Navy55GreaserVolendam
Schupper, Adolf, Merchant Navy51Assistant Chief StewardVolendam
Schuurbiers, Coenraad, Merchant Navy31PrinterVolendam
Sevenhuijsen, Hermanus W., Merchant Navy28MusicianVolendam
Sinck, Gerardus Andreas, Merchant Navy25Store ServantVolendam
Sint Nicolaas, Cornelis, Merchant Navy18CookVolendam
Sleeuwenhoek, Barend, Merchant Navy48CookVolendam
Slootjes, Adrianus, Merchant Navy21Assistant EngineerVolendam
Smaalen, Helena van, Merchant Navy53StewardessVolendam
Smid, Hendrik, Merchant Navy23CookVolendam
Smit, Cornelis Johannes, Merchant Navy19Cook’s MateVolendam, Dempo
Smit, Jan, Merchant Navy22CookVolendam
Smits, J.P., Merchant Navy48Cabin StewardVolendam
Soestermeer, Clarina H., Merchant Navy32StewardessVolendam
Solleveld, Antje, Merchant Navy36StewardessVolendam
Son, Ary van, Merchant Navy60Chief Engineer OfficerVolendam
Sonneveldt, Adrianus, Merchant Navy31Assistant PurserVolendam
Spee, Alida J., Merchant Navy48NurseVolendam
Speelman, Albert H., Merchant Navy25Dining Room StewardVolendam
Speelman, Robert, Merchant Navy18Cook’s MateVolendam
Steenderen, Hermanus van, Merchant Navy43TrimmerVolendam
Stekelenburg, Cornelis J., Merchant Navy52Chief CookVolendam
Stel, Johannes P. van der, Merchant Navy29Cabin StewardVolendam
Stok, Cornelis, Merchant Navy24TrimmerVolendam
Struijk, Arnoldus, Merchant Navy35Cabin StewardVolendam
Teeuwen, Antonius J., Merchant Navy16Dining Room StewardVolendam
Triel, Klaas, Merchant Navy39Lamp TrimmerVolendam
Triet, Arie van, Merchant Navy32Cook’s MateVolendam
Uljee, Christoffel, Merchant Navy23PantrymanVolendam
Veen, Uilke van der, Merchant Navy17Cook’s MateVolendam
Verbeek, Aart, Merchant Navy35CarpenterVolendam
Verbrugge, Servaas, Merchant Navy25FireguardVolendam
Vergers, Hendrik, Merchant Navy32StewardVolendam, Dempo
Vermeulen, Jacob, Merchant Navy23Cook’s MateVolendam
Vessem, Leendert E. van, Merchant Navy39Second Engineer OfficerVolendam
Visser, Karel W., Merchant Navy22Fourth Engineer OfficerVolendam
Vliet, Daniel M. v.d., Merchant Navy56FireguardVolendam
Vliet, Jan van, Merchant Navy41QuartermasterVolendam
Vliet, Nicolaas van, Merchant Navy46GreaserVolendam
Vloed, Leendert van der, Merchant Navy37Assistant CookVolendam
Volk, Bernardus, Merchant Navy44Cabin StewardVolendam
Vonk, Bartel A., Merchant Navy21Cabin StewardVolendam
Vreeburg, Cornelis W., Merchant Navy16Dining Room StewardVolendam
Vries, Frederik H. de, Merchant Navy16Bell BoyVolendam
Waal Malefijt, Pieter de, Merchant Navy19NightwatchVolendam
Wageningen, Gerrit van, Merchant Navy32StewardVolendam
Wapenaar, Maarten P., Merchant Navy23FiremanVolendam, Saturnus
Wel, Hendrikus van, Merchant Navy24CookVolendam
Wende, Andries van der, Merchant Navy46PantrymanVolendam
Wepster, Jan Pieter, Merchant Navy54MasterVolendam, Zaandam +
Wetsteijn, Jan P., Merchant Navy25StewardVolendam, Lancing
Wijngaarden, Mari L. van, Merchant Navy29Third Engineer OfficerVolendam
Wils, Johannes A., Merchant Navy38Cabin StewardVolendam
Witteboom, Aaron, Merchant Navy27PhysicianVolendam
Woerkom, Gerrit Willem van, Merchant Navy16Pantry BoyVolendam, Bennekom
Woltering, Johannes H.E., Merchant Navy42FiremanVolendam
Wout, Dirk van ’t, Merchant Navy24CookVolendam
Wouters, Christina, Merchant Navy29StewardessVolendam
Zanten, Hendrik van, Merchant Navy37Second Engineer OfficerVolendam
Zenderen, Gerardus van, Merchant Navy22Dining Room StewardVolendam
Zevenbergen, Arie, Merchant Navy62FireguardVolendam
Zijderveld, Pieter, Merchant Navy26StewardVolendam
Zijleman, Johannes Gijsbertus, Merchant Navy54BakerVolendam, Dempo
Zwaan, Gerard, Merchant Navy51StewardVolendam
Zwan, Arie van de, Merchant Navy31SailorVolendam
Zwiep, Johannes, Merchant Navy53Cabin StewardVolendam

276 persons found.

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