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
NorwegianAarbø, Kristian, Merchant NavyBoatswain (Bosun)Brandanger
NorwegianAndersen, Elling Johan, Merchant Navy48MasterBrandanger
NorwegianBjelland, Obert, Merchant Navy33ElectricianBrandanger +
NorwegianDitmansen, Lars Trygve, Merchant Navy29Galley BoyBrandanger
NorwegianDrange, Olav, Merchant Navy34StewardBrandanger
NorwegianGarmann, Johannes, Merchant Navy23Able SeamanBrandanger
NorwegianGleditsch, Truls, Merchant Navy24Third Engineer OfficerBrandanger
NorwegianGrimen, Gunnar Andrias Kristiansen, Merchant Navy31CookBrandanger, Kongsgaard
NorwegianHagen, Wilhelm, Merchant Navy37MechanicBrandanger +
NorwegianHaugland, Bård, Merchant Navy19Ordinary SeamanBrandanger
NorwegianHaugsdal, Dagfinn, Merchant Navy21MechanicBrandanger
NorwegianIngebrigtsen, Peder, Merchant Navy20GreaserBrandanger
NorwegianJørgensen, Øistein, Merchant Navy18Mess Room BoyBrandanger +
NorwegianKausland, Nikolai Martin, Royal Norwegian Navy19Ordinary SeamanBrandanger, HNoMS Bath (I 17)
NorwegianKnutsen, Olaf, Merchant NavyEngine BoyBrandanger
NorwegianLarsen, Olaf Andreas, Merchant Navy41Chief Engineer OfficerBrandanger +
NorwegianLarsen, Thoralf, Merchant Navy36Second Engineer OfficerBrandanger
NorwegianLie, Magne, Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanBrandanger
DanishOlsen, Kurt, Merchant NavyEngine BoyBrandanger
NorwegianPaulsen, Ole, Merchant NavyAble SeamanBrandanger
NorwegianRavn, Vidkun Amandus, Merchant Navy17Junior Ordinary SeamanErik Frisell, Brandanger, Beduin, Taranger
BritishRowell, Henry, Merchant NavyJunior Ordinary SeamanBrandanger
NorwegianSandø, Sigurd, Merchant Navy34Chief OfficerBrandanger
NorwegianSkålvik, Erling, Merchant Navy30Third OfficerBrandanger +
NorwegianSvendsen, Sigurd, Merchant NavyCarpenterBrandanger
NorwegianSørensen, Henry, Merchant Navy27Second OfficerBrandanger
NorwegianTorgersen, Osvald Sigurd, Merchant Navy27Assistant EngineerBrandanger +
NorwegianVebenstad, Martin, Merchant Navy32Able SeamanBrandanger
BritishWalker, Charles, Merchant NavyJunior Ordinary SeamanBrandanger
NorwegianØrjansen, 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.