Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Dutch steam merchant

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

Aboard Bilderdijk when hit on 19 Oct 1940

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NameAgeRankServed on
Bakker, Egbertus, Merchant Navy24Able SeamanBilderdijk
Boerum, Tjibbe van, Merchant Navy58Able SeamanBilderdijk
Bos, Nelis, Merchant Navy34Able SeamanBilderdijk, Delfshaven
Bosselaar, Jacobus, Merchant Navy57CookBilderdijk
Broekhof, Willem, Merchant Navy24Third OfficerBilderdijk, Zaandam
Deering, Mathijs Johannes, Merchant Navy22Assistant EngineerBilderdijk, Maasdam
Erling, Johannes Gerardus., Merchant Navy28Third Engineer OfficerBilderdijk
Gelderen, Teunis van, Merchant Navy17Boiler BoyBilderdijk
Hoorn, Petrus Johannes, Merchant Navy64ForemanBilderdijk
Jonge, Johannes de, Merchant Navy35CarpenterBilderdijk
Kassen, Jan van, Merchant Navy50GreaserBilderdijk
Kleef, Cornelis van, Merchant Navy49Able SeamanBilderdijk
Linde, Marinus Willem van der, Merchant Navy24Fourth Engineer OfficerBilderdijk
Munnik, Jan, Merchant Navy49MasterBilderdijk
Ottevanger, Jacobus, Merchant Navy59GreaserBilderdijk
Oudenaarden, Marinus Cornelis van, Merchant Navy58FiremanBilderdijk
Penard, Werner Willem, Merchant Navy29Second OfficerBilderdijk, Rotterdam
Pieters, Matthijs, Merchant Navy22Assistant EngineerBilderdijk
Poolen, Johannes, Merchant Navy25TrimmerBilderdijk
Ramack, Franciscus Hubertus M., Merchant Navy19ApprenticeBilderdijk
Ramp, Teunis, Merchant Navy44FiremanBilderdijk, Rotterdam
Rengersen, Aart, Merchant Navy31Radio OperatorBilderdijk, Bintang
Riemens, Leonard Anthonij Marinus, Merchant Navy42Chief OfficerBilderdijk, Maasdam
Schaarman, Johannes Karel, Merchant Navy49Chief Engineer OfficerBilderdijk
Schans, Thomas van der, Merchant Navy16BoyBilderdijk
Steenbeek, Johannes J., Merchant Navy41FiremanBilderdijk
Thiel Berghuys, Willem Jan van, Merchant Navy20Apprentice EngineerBilderdijk
Tuit, Dirk, Merchant Navy17Ordinary SeamanBilderdijk
Verheij, Adrianus Cornelis, Merchant Navy34Able SeamanBilderdijk, Hobbema +
Verkerk, Willem, Merchant Navy37StewardBilderdijk
Vliet, Arie Cornelis, Merchant Navy53Able SeamanBilderdijk
Wageningen, Carl Gustaaf Adolf van, Merchant Navy59Chief StewardBilderdijk
Weijmans, Wilhelmus Hendrikus, Merchant Navy38Second Engineer OfficerBilderdijk
Zwan, Cornelis van der, Merchant Navy18Ordinary SeamanBilderdijk

34 persons found.

Served on indicates the ships we have listed for the person, some were stationed on multiple ships hit by U-boats.

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