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 Vendia.

Aboard Vendia when hit on 30 Sep 1939

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

NameAgeRankServed on
Bruun, B., Merchant NavyCookVendia
Christensen, Jens Jørgen, Merchant Navy20Ordinary SeamanVendia +
Ehrlich, Jens Georg, Merchant Navy63FiremanVendia +
Eisøe, Arnold Peter Andersen, Merchant Navy49Chief Engineer OfficerVendia +
Geerdsen, D., Merchant NavyChief OfficerVendia
Hald, Vagn, Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanVendia
Hansen, Karl, Merchant NavySailorVendia
Huusfeldt, O.H., Merchant NavySailorVendia
Jensen, Henning, Merchant Navy26Second Engineer OfficerVendia +
Jensen, Svend Erik, Merchant Navy27Assistant EngineerVendia +
Køhn, Finn Hardy Jørgen Hjort, Merchant Navy17Mess Room BoyVendia +
Larsen, Niels Østergaard, Merchant Navy21Able SeamanVendia +
Lund, P., Merchant NavyMasterVendia
Nielsen, Axel Anius, Merchant Navy26FiremanVendia +
Rasmussen, Henri Sofus Melanchton, Merchant Navy31Second OfficerVendia +
Rasmussen, Rasmus Eriksen, Merchant Navy42CookVendia +
Ryberg, Karl Magnus, Merchant Navy32FiremanVendia +

17 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?
If you wish to add a crewmember to the listing we would need most of this information: ship name, nationality, name, dob, place of birth, service (merchant marine, ...), rank or job on board. We have place for a photo as well if provided. You can e-mail us the information here.