Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Dutch steam merchant

Suriname under her former name Este. Photo from City of Vancouver Archives, CVA 447-2197

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

Aboard Suriname when hit on 13 Sep 1942

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NameAgeRankServed on
Abdul Razaq, , Merchant NavyBoySuriname +
Alie, Alex, Merchant Navy29FiremanSuriname +
Allen, R., Merchant NavyAble SeamanSuriname
Ambler, M., USNArmed GuardSuriname
Appel, Gerardus Gijsbertus, Merchant Navy39ElectricianSuriname
Austin, L.B., Merchant NavyTrimmerSuriname
Been, Pieter J., Merchant Navy20Assistant EngineerSuriname
Bellefontaine, Eugene, Merchant Navy19FiremanSuriname
Biever, Gijsbert, Merchant Navy58CarpenterSuriname
Boendermaker, Dirk Martinus Christiaan, Merchant Navy29Second CookSuriname
Boldewijn, Louis Gustaaf Eduard, Merchant Navy32OilerSuriname +
Buchert, Frank Wendel, USNR20Seaman Second ClassSuriname +
Calder, G., Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanSuriname
Calkhoven, Pieter Johannes, Merchant Navy27Third OfficerSuriname
Christopher, J., Merchant NavyTrimmerSuriname
Clark, Clem., Merchant NavyOilerSuriname
Clark, J., Merchant NavyStewardSuriname
Cupido, Tjebbe, Merchant Navy37Second OfficerSuriname
Davies, M., Merchant NavyTrimmerSuriname
Davies, S., USNArmed GuardSuriname
Dijkhuizen, Leendert, Merchant NavyStorekeeperSuriname
Draper, A., Merchant Navy16ApprenticeSuriname
Eunen, Cornelis van, Merchant Navy22Fourth OfficerSuriname
Fernando, R., Merchant NavyApprentice FiremanSuriname
Gijswijt, Jan Jacobus, Merchant Navy49Chief StewardSuriname +
Goblin, J., Merchant NavyTrimmerSuriname
Gordon, J., USNArmed GuardSuriname
Have, Marinus van der, Merchant Navy25StewardSuriname
Hayes, Henry Walter, Merchant Navy47TrimmerSuriname +
Heeremans, Johannes Frederikus, Merchant Navy51Second Engineer OfficerSuriname
Heis, Willem Johannes Lodewijk, Merchant Navy62MasterSuriname
Houtkamp, Frederik Hendrik, Merchant Navy58Chief Engineer OfficerSuriname +
Ketting, Jacob, Merchant Navy27Fourth Engineer OfficerSuriname
Kilday, W., Merchant NavyTrimmerSuriname
Korver, Matthijs de, Merchant Navy36FiremanAlwaki, Suriname
Kramer, J., Merchant NavyFiremanSuriname
Kroeze, Christiaan Friedrich Wilhelm, Merchant Navy43FiremanSuriname
Laurens, S., Merchant NavyCook’s MateSuriname
Lewis, O., Merchant NavyTrimmerSuriname
Ligtenberg, Jacobus Cornelis van, Merchant Navy39Third Engineer OfficerBennekom, Suriname
London, W., USNArmed GuardSuriname
Lucas, A., Merchant NavyAble SeamanSuriname
Macanda, Frederick, Merchant Navy26FiremanSuriname, Bodegraven +
MacGuiness, J., Merchant NavyTrimmerSuriname
MacLaughin, F., Merchant NavySailor BoySuriname
MacMinn, F., Merchant NavyAble SeamanSuriname
Malcomson, Reginald Fraser, Merchant Navy16ApprenticeSuriname
Meijer, Christiaan Ferdinand, Merchant Navy46OilerBennekom, Suriname
Michel, Christiaan George, Merchant Navy22Assistant EngineerSuriname
Mulholland, J., USNArmed GuardSuriname
Nicolai, Tj., Merchant NavyAble SeamanSuriname
Nirrenberg, A., Merchant NavyTrimmerSuriname
O'Kane, Th., USNArmed GuardSuriname
O'Shangnessy, A., Merchant NavyTrimmerSuriname
Oldenhove, Johannes, Merchant Navy24Fourth Engineer OfficerBennekom, Suriname
Olff, Alva John, Merchant Navy26StewardSuriname +
Olff, Oscar George, Merchant Navy29Able SeamanSuriname
Oorschot, G. van, Merchant NavyForemanSuriname
Pot, Hendrikus, Merchant Navy38Second OfficerSuriname
Pronk, Engel Bert, Merchant Navy39Able SeamanSuriname
Ramirez, K., Merchant NavyTrimmerSuriname
Reitsema, Pieter, Merchant Navy43Chief OfficerSuriname
Rijn, J. van, Merchant NavyBoatswain (Bosun)Suriname
Romijn, Cornelis Christiaan, Merchant Navy27WaiterSuriname +
Roodhorst, Gerrit, Merchant Navy30Chief CookSuriname
Schipper, Pieter, Merchant Navy57Able SeamanSuriname +
Singh, G., Merchant NavyFiremanSuriname
Smit, Andries, Merchant Navy27Fourth Engineer OfficerSuriname
Smit, W., Merchant NavyRadio OperatorSuriname
Thomas, A., Merchant NavyFiremanSuriname
Thompson, F., Merchant NavyFiremanSuriname
Veen, H. v.d., Merchant NavyFiremanSuriname
Vrede, H., Merchant NavyStewardSuriname
Vries, Douwe Jacob de, Merchant Navy23Assistant EngineerBennekom, Suriname
Vrieze, Willibrod Alfred, Merchant Navy28StewardSuriname +
Vrijer, Jan Frederik de, Merchant Navy31FiremanTowa, Suriname +
Vynck, Josef Henry van, Merchant Navy24StewardSuriname
White, Augustus, Merchant Navy16TrimmerSuriname +
Wren, H., Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanSuriname
Yarlet, J., Merchant NavyAble SeamanSuriname
Young, J., USNArmed GuardSuriname
Zwemmer, G., Merchant NavyAble SeamanSuriname

82 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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