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 Spar.

Aboard Spar when hit on 5 Aug 1942

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NameAgeRankServed on
DutchBakker, Hindrik Klaas, Merchant Navy49Chief Engineer OfficerSpar
DutchConk, Albert Bernard, Merchant NavySecond OfficerSpar
DutchDulk, Cornelis den, Merchant Navy47Third Engineer OfficerSpar
DutchEwijck, Johannes Petrus van, Merchant Navy29FiremanSpar +
DutchLuijtze, Jan, Merchant Navy43Second Engineer OfficerSpar +
DutchOosterhout, Johannes Bastiaan van, Merchant Navy27Able SeamanSpar, Alderamin
DutchPostma, Doede, Merchant Navy42FiremanSpar +
DutchStouthart, Bertus, Merchant Navy23Assistant EngineerSpar, Alderamin, Bodegraven +
DutchVelden, Pieter van der, Merchant Navy44FiremanSpar, Alderamin
DutchVliet, Simon van, Merchant Navy46Able SeamanSpar, Alderamin
DutchWit, Willem Kornelis de, Merchant Navy58MasterSpar

11 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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