Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

Thomas Johannes Joseph Loomans

Merchant Navy. Dutch

Born  20 Feb 1895Rotterdam

Photo courtesy of Thom Nelissen

Roster information listed for Thomas Johannes Joseph Loomans

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
PolyphemusMotor merchantChief Engineer Officer27 May 1942U-578 (1)

Personal information

He was in charge of a lifeboat with 13 occupants after the sinking of Polyphemus with the second officer from Norland acting as navigator and was rescued by the Torvanger.


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