Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Norwegian motor merchant

Hird under her former name Hoperange. Photo from City of Vancouver Archives, CVA 447-2306

This is a listing of people associated with this ship.
We also have a detailed page on the Norwegian motor merchant Hird.

Aboard Hird when hit on 15 Sep 1940

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NameAgeRankServed on
Bjerke, Kaare, Merchant NavyJunior Ordinary SeamanHird
Bæverfjord, Gunnar, Merchant NavyThird Engineer OfficerHird
Carlson, John, Merchant NavyAble SeamanHird
Christensen, Johannes, Merchant NavyChief OfficerHird
Eldgaard, Finn, Merchant NavyEngine BoyHird
Fredhjem, Ansgar M., Merchant NavyMasterHird
Goddard, Kenneth, Merchant NavyRadio OperatorHird
Grønning, Petter, Merchant NavyMess Room BoyHird
Hagerup, Erling Osvald, Merchant Navy21MechanicHird, Baghdad +
Halvorsen, Sverre, Merchant NavyAble SeamanHird
Hansen, Alf, Merchant NavyBoatswain (Bosun)Hird
Harmens, Dankert, Merchant NavyCookHird
Johansen, Henry, Merchant NavyGalley BoyHird
Johansen, Sigvard, Merchant NavyAble SeamanHird
Kjølstad, Halvor, Merchant NavySecond Engineer OfficerHird
Larsen, Aage, Merchant NavyFourth Engineer OfficerHird
Larsen, Arvid, Merchant NavyOilerHird
Lode, Nils, Merchant NavyCarpenterHird
Lorentzen, Ole Normann, Merchant Navy18Ordinary SeamanHird, Beduin, Havtor +
Lunde, Robert, Merchant NavyOilerHird
Marker, Per, Merchant NavyMechanicHird
Mikkelsen, Jakob, Merchant NavyStewardHird
Nørve, Karl, Merchant NavySecond OfficerHird
Olsen, Severin, Merchant NavyMechanicHird
Ree, Helge Harbo, Merchant NavyAble SeamanHird
Remen, Henry, Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanHird
Sandø, Sigurd, Merchant NavyOilerHird
Skodje, Knut Emil, Merchant NavyChief Engineer OfficerHird
Smith, Finn, Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanHird
Øvregaard, Olav, Merchant NavyAble SeamanHird

30 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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