Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Norwegian motor merchant

Photo from City of Vancouver Archives, CVA 447-2031

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

Aboard Brandanger when hit on 11 Oct 1940

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

NameAgeRankServed on
Aarbø, Kristian, Merchant NavyBoatswain (Bosun)Brandanger
Andersen, Elling Johan, Merchant Navy48MasterBrandanger
Bjelland, Obert, Merchant Navy33ElectricianBrandanger +
Ditmansen, Lars Trygve, Merchant Navy29Galley BoyBrandanger
Drange, Olav, Merchant Navy34StewardBrandanger
Garmann, Johannes, Merchant Navy23Able SeamanBrandanger
Gleditsch, Truls, Merchant Navy24Third Engineer OfficerBrandanger
Grimen, Gunnar Andrias Kristiansen, Merchant Navy31CookBrandanger, Kongsgaard
Hagen, Wilhelm, Merchant Navy37MechanicBrandanger +
Haugland, Bård, Merchant Navy19Ordinary SeamanBrandanger
Haugsdal, Dagfinn, Merchant Navy21MechanicBrandanger
Ingebrigtsen, Peder, Merchant Navy20GreaserBrandanger
Jørgensen, Øistein, Merchant Navy18Mess Room BoyBrandanger +
Kausland, Nikolai Martin, Royal Norwegian Navy19Ordinary SeamanBrandanger, HNoMS Bath (I 17)
Knutsen, Olaf, Merchant NavyEngine BoyBrandanger
Larsen, Olaf Andreas, Merchant Navy41Chief Engineer OfficerBrandanger +
Larsen, Thoralf, Merchant Navy36Second Engineer OfficerBrandanger
Lie, Magne, Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanBrandanger
Olsen, Kurt, Merchant NavyEngine BoyBrandanger
Paulsen, Ole, Merchant NavyAble SeamanBrandanger
Ravn, Vidkun Amandus, Merchant Navy17Junior Ordinary SeamanErik Frisell, Brandanger, Beduin, Taranger
Rowell, Henry, Merchant NavyJunior Ordinary SeamanBrandanger
Sandø, Sigurd, Merchant Navy34Chief OfficerBrandanger
Skålvik, Erling, Merchant Navy30Third OfficerBrandanger +
Svendsen, Sigurd, Merchant NavyCarpenterBrandanger
Sørensen, Henry, Merchant Navy27Second OfficerBrandanger
Torgersen, Osvald Sigurd, Merchant Navy27Assistant EngineerBrandanger +
Vebenstad, Martin, Merchant Navy32Able SeamanBrandanger
Walker, Charles, Merchant NavyJunior Ordinary SeamanBrandanger
Ørjansen, Knut, Merchant Navy23MechanicBrandanger

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?
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.