Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

Leise Mærsk

British motor 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 British motor merchant Leise Mærsk.

Aboard Leise Mærsk when hit on 23 Nov 1940

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NameAgeRankServed on
DanishAmund-Jensen, Oluf Guldbrand, Merchant Navy19Ordinary SeamanLeise Mærsk +
DanishAndersen, Herluf, Merchant Navy25Junior Engineer OfficerLeise Mærsk +
DanishBirch, Josef Helge Carol, Merchant Navy23Able SeamanLeise Mærsk +
DanishChristensen, Henry, Merchant Navy24Able SeamanLeise Mærsk +
DanishChristensen, Laurits, Merchant Navy29GreaserLeise Mærsk +
DanishDyhr, Søren, Merchant Navy20Ordinary SeamanLeise Mærsk +
DanishEldrup, Niels Christian Evald, Merchant Navy31CookLeise Mærsk +
DanishHansen, Kaj Herluf, Merchant Navy34Chief Engineer OfficerLeise Mærsk +
DanishHansen, Svend Theodor Thidemann, Merchant Navy42StewardLeise Mærsk +
DanishJacobsen, Ejvind, Merchant Navy25Able SeamanLeise Mærsk +
DanishLagoni, Svend Aage, Merchant Navy18Ordinary SeamanLeise Mærsk +
DanishLind, Paul Johs. Jensen, Merchant Navy30Second OfficerLeise Mærsk +
DanishMortensen, Peter Konge, Merchant Navy60MasterLeise Mærsk +
DutchPapavoine, Franciscus Louis, Merchant Navy16Mess Room BoyLeise Mærsk +
CanadianPayton, Joseph, Merchant Navy19Ordinary SeamanLeise Mærsk +
DanishPetersen, Aage Søren Marius, Merchant Navy40Chief OfficerLeise Mærsk +
DanishSimonsen, William Undith, Merchant Navy22Ordinary SeamanLeise Mærsk +

17 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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