Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Norwegian steam 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 steam merchant Torvanger.

Aboard Torvanger when hit on 23 Jun 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
NorwegianAndersen, Jacques, Merchant NavyThird Engineer OfficerTorvanger
NorwegianAndersen, Peder, Merchant Navy25Able Seaman/GunnerNorness, Torvanger
NorwegianBakken, Ulrik, Merchant NavyAble SeamanTorvanger
NorwegianBerg, Arne J., Merchant NavyAble SeamanTorvanger
NorwegianBerglund, Erling Edvard, Merchant Navy35Fireman and TrimmerGunny, Torvanger +
NorwegianBorre, Arent, Merchant NavyAble SeamanTorvanger
CanadianBowster, Norman, Merchant NavySaloon BoyTorvanger
NorwegianBunes, Johannes, Merchant NavySecond OfficerTorvanger
NorwegianDanielsen, Leif, Merchant Navy50MasterTorvanger
NorwegianGranlund, Karsten, Merchant Navy26CookTorvanger
NorwegianHagness, Kåre, Merchant NavyChief OfficerTorvanger
YugoslavianHanish, Alfred, Merchant NavyAble SeamanTorvanger
NorwegianHaraldstad, Norman, Merchant Navy28Fireman and TrimmerTorvanger
BritishJackson, Sidney, Merchant NavyGreaserTorvanger +
NorwegianJohansen, Sverre, Merchant NavySteward/AssistantTorvanger
NorwegianKarlsen, Karsten, Merchant NavyAble SeamanTorvanger
NorwegianKarlsen, Oskar Adolf, Merchant Navy47CarpenterTorvanger
NorwegianKarlsen, Villy, Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanTorvanger
NorwegianKnudsen, Harald Andreas, Merchant Navy46Assistant EngineerTorvanger +
NorwegianKristiansen, Gustav, Merchant Navy31DonkeymanTorvanger
FrenchLe Coze, Maurice Joseph, Merchant Navy34Mess BoyTorvanger
NorwegianLindstrand, Ernst, Merchant Navy54Chief Engineer OfficerTorvanger
NorwegianLingås, Oscar, Merchant NavyThird OfficerTorvanger
NorwegianLund, Ingvald, Merchant NavyDonkeymanTorvanger
BritishMainwaring, Donald John, Merchant Navy16Galley BoyTorvanger
CanadianMcNeil, John Alex, Merchant Navy27Galley BoyTorvanger
NorwegianNenningsland, Johannes, Merchant Navy21Able SeamanTorvanger, Trolla
NorwegianNerland, Asbjørn, Merchant NavyAble SeamanTorvanger
NorwegianOddland, Ingolf, Merchant Navy20Ordinary SeamanTorvanger
NorwegianOlsen, Einar, Merchant Navy33Fireman and TrimmerTorvanger
CanadianRasmussen, Vernon, Merchant Navy24OilerTorvanger +
BritishReed, David George, Merchant Navy19Ordinary SeamanTorvanger
NorwegianSamuelsen, Sigurd, Merchant NavyAble Seaman (Gunner)Torvanger
NorwegianStuhr, Gerhard Rath, Merchant Navy52Second Engineer OfficerTorvanger
NorwegianSøbstad, Rudolf, Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanTorvanger
NorwegianVang, Erling Andersen, Merchant Navy32Second OfficerTorvanger
NorwegianÅkesen, Åke Meyer, Merchant Navy29Boatswain (Bosun)Torvanger

37 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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