Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

Albert Wanders

Merchant Navy. Belgian

Died  19 Mar 1945

Roster information listed for Albert Wanders

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
GandiaSteam merchantBoatswain (Bosun)22 Jan 1942U-135 (1)
Belgian FighterSteam merchantBoatswain (Bosun)9 Oct 1942U-68 (1)

Personal information

Albert Wanders abandoned ship in the lifeboat in charge of the chief officer when Gandia was sunk and was rescued by João Corte Real. He was injured in the sinking of Belgian Fighter and eventually lost when Astrida I foundered in a hurricane off South Africa on 19 March 1945.


  1. “De Belgische Koopvaardij in de Tweede Wereldoorlog” by Roger Machielsen

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