Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Norwegian motor merchant

Photo Courtesy of Library of Contemporary History, Stuttgart

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

Aboard Taranger when hit on 3 May 1941

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

NameAgeRankServed on
Addison, Cyril, Merchant NavyGalley BoyTaranger
Brandsdal, Konrad, Merchant NavyAble SeamanTaranger
Bruntvedt, Olai, Merchant NavyCarpenterTaranger
Christiansen, Einar, Merchant NavyThird Engineer OfficerTaranger
Drageide, Engel, Merchant NavySecond Engineer OfficerTaranger
Finnerud, Finn Severin, Merchant Navy18Ordinary SeamanBeduin, Taranger
Geitrheim, Birger, Merchant NavyMechanicTaranger
Gjøse, Sverre, Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanTaranger
Gullaksen, Erling, Merchant NavyOilerTaranger
Hansen, Hans, Merchant NavyOilerTaranger
Henanger, Peder, Merchant NavyElectricianTaranger
Høiemsvoll, Olav, Merchant NavyOilerTaranger
Juvik, Martin, Merchant NavyAssistant EngineerTaranger
Jørgensen, Anton, Merchant NavyMechanicTaranger
Kruse, Reidar, Merchant NavyAble SeamanTaranger
Lunde, Birger, Merchant Navy27Second Officer/Radio OperatorTaranger, Blink, Oregon Express
Manum, Alf L., Merchant NavyChief OfficerTaranger
Mæland, Knut Martin, Merchant Navy40Chief Engineer OfficerTaranger, Nyholt +
Nystad, Hans, Merchant NavyStewardTaranger
Ravn, Vidkun Amandus, Merchant Navy17Ordinary SeamanErik Frisell, Brandanger, Beduin, Taranger
Rooney, Thomas, Merchant NavyMess Room BoyTaranger
Rosendahl, Ingolf, Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanTaranger
Røsand, Lars, Merchant NavyAble SeamanTaranger
Røssevold, Tiedemann, Merchant NavyCookTaranger
Sibbern, Ole Karsten, Merchant NavyOilerTaranger
Skjulestad, Sigfred, Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanTaranger
Solberg, Sverre, Merchant Marine38MasterTaranger +
Solen, Jacob, Merchant NavyAble SeamanTaranger
Tveitvaag, Birger, Merchant NavyThird OfficerTaranger
Ulleberg, Finn, Merchant NavyMechanicTaranger
Veum, Erling, Merchant NavyBoatswain (Bosun)Taranger
Walsh, James, Merchant NavyEngine BoyTaranger
Wilkinson, Joseph, Merchant NavySaloon BoyTaranger

33 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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