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 Yselhaven.

Aboard Yselhaven when hit on 6 Jun 1941

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NameAgeRankServed on
Bergman, Louis, Merchant Navy48DonkeymanYselhaven +
Boogaard, Pieter, Merchant Navy22Able SeamanYselhaven +
Boutkan, Abraham, Merchant Navy41Chief OfficerYselhaven
Breeman, IzaƤk, Merchant Navy36CookYselhaven +
Bruin, Jacobus de, Merchant Navy42Able SeamanYselhaven +
Burema, Louwerens, Merchant Navy37FiremanYselhaven +
Dijkhuizen, Jan Bernardus, Merchant Navy29Second OfficerPrins Willem II, Yselhaven
Fial, Hanno, Merchant Navy41FiremanYselhaven, Amsterdam
Geyp, Hubert G.F., Merchant Navy22Fourth Engineer OfficerYselhaven +
Goedhals, Abraham, Merchant Navy36Second OfficerYselhaven +
Haan, Pieter de, Merchant Navy36Second Engineer OfficerYselhaven +
Hoefman, Willem, Merchant Navy43Third OfficerYselhaven +
Hoogstad, Daniel, Merchant Navy33Able SeamanYselhaven
Husen, Angelus Marinus van, Merchant Navy57Chief Engineer OfficerYselhaven +
Jong, Cornelis de, Merchant Navy16Ordinary SeamanYselhaven
Jordaan, Cornelis Hendrik, Merchant Navy36Able SeamanYselhaven, Alderamin
Kralingen, Jacob van, Merchant Navy45TrimmerYselhaven, Rotterdam
Ming, Wilhelmus Theodorus, Merchant Navy44FiremanYselhaven +
Montesinos, Meijer, Merchant Navy27TrimmerYselhaven +
Morrow, James, Merchant Navy39FiremanYselhaven +
Mundt, William Henry, Merchant Navy23Able Seaman/GunnerYselhaven +
Nellen, Antonie Johannes, Merchant Navy27Third Engineer OfficerYselhaven +
Nooijen, Franciscus Adrianus van, Merchant Navy48FiremanYselhaven
Rhijn, Willem van, Merchant Navy24Able SeamanYselhaven +
Rootering, Johannes Josevis, Merchant Navy25Assistant EngineerYselhaven +
Schipper, Aaldert, Merchant Navy30Able SeamanYselhaven +
Schrijver, Jan, Merchant Navy31FiremanYselhaven, Bodegraven
Smit, Jan, Merchant Navy36Boatswain (Bosun)Yselhaven +
Smith, Kenneth, Merchant Navy15Second CookYselhaven +
Tuuk, Cornelis van der, Merchant Navy27Able SeamanYselhaven
Velsen, Gerrit Pieter van, Merchant Navy32FiremanYselhaven +
Vlaskamp, Marius Dirk, Merchant Navy47StewardYselhaven +
Volkerijk, Petrus, Merchant Navy26WaiterYselhaven +
Waard, Mathijs Petrus de, Merchant Navy58MasterYselhaven +

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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