Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Norwegian steam merchant

Photo courtesy of H. Larsson-Feddes collection

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

Aboard Octavian when hit on 17 Jan 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
NorwegianBerntsen, Peder Bernhard, Merchant Navy34FiremanOctavian +
NorwegianBertinsen, Hermann Elias, Merchant Navy41Chief Officer/Radio OperatorOctavian +
NorwegianBruvik, Olav, Merchant Navy46FiremanOctavian +
NorwegianDahl, Jens Ludolf, Merchant Navy35MasterOctavian +
NorwegianDale, Edvard, Merchant Navy30Able SeamanOctavian +
NorwegianEftang, Lars Olsen, Merchant Navy36Able SeamanOctavian +
NorwegianEgholm, Johan Rosback, Merchant Navy38Second Engineer OfficerOctavian +
NorwegianFosse, Sigurd A., Merchant Navy44Chief Engineer OfficerOctavian +
NorwegianMjelde, Håkon, Merchant Navy29Third Engineer OfficerOctavian +
NorwegianMonsen, Søren Johan, Merchant Navy43FiremanOctavian +
NorwegianNilsen, Olav Michael, Merchant Navy34Second OfficerOctavian +
NorwegianOlsen, Ole Peder, Merchant Navy48StewardSarita, Octavian +
NorwegianPedersen, Alf Aune, Merchant Navy23Ordinary SeamanOctavian +
CanadianPott, Albert Leonard, Merchant Navy28Ordinary SeamanOctavian +
NorwegianSkarshaug, Konrad, Merchant Navy23CookOctavian +
NorwegianThomsen, Robert Nobel, Merchant Navy27DonkeymanOctavian +
NorwegianØstby, Erling Mareno, Merchant Navy24Ordinary SeamanOctavian +

17 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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