Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Dutch steam merchant

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

Aboard Hobbema when hit on 4 Nov 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
DutchBaks, Cornelis, Merchant Navy18Able SeamanHobbema
DutchBartsch, Heinrich Johann, Merchant Navy22Able SeamanHobbema +
DutchBennink, Harm, Merchant Navy32Second OfficerHobbema
DutchBoomstra, Age, Merchant Navy24Able SeamanHobbema
BritishBoyden, Eric Loris Richard, Merchant Navy21CadetHobbema +
DutchBueren, Gerardus Christianus Anthonius Johannes van, Merchant Navy42Chief OfficerHobbema +
DutchBuis, Jacob, Merchant Navy38FiremanHobbema +
DutchChateau, Max, Merchant Navy28Fourth Engineer OfficerHobbema +
BritishCheetham, Albert Edward, RN26Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Hobbema +
DutchDuijn, Arie van, Merchant Navy47MasterHobbema +
DutchElzinga, Sjouke, Merchant Navy21Able SeamanHobbema
BritishEvans, Anthony, Merchant Navy16Deck BoyHobbema +
DutchFokkens, Age, Merchant Navy29Boatswain (Bosun)Hobbema +
BritishFordham, Frederick, Merchant Navy18Cook’s MateHobbema +
BritishGannon, Leopold, Merchant Navy15Mess Room StewardHobbema
BritishGifford, F.W., British ArmyDEMS gunnerHobbema
DutchGoudstikker, Maurits, Merchant Navy53GreaserHobbema +
DutchHaaften, Gerrit Leendert van, Merchant Navy32Third Engineer OfficerHobbema +
BritishHicks, James, Merchant Navy22Radio OfficerHobbema +
DutchJansen, Frederik Jan Cornelis Agathon, Merchant Navy32GreaserHobbema
BritishJones, E., RNDEMS gunnerHobbema
DutchKamp, Cornelis, Merchant Navy24Third OfficerHobbema +
DutchKeijzer, Johannes Cornelis Nicolaas, Merchant Navy42Second Engineer OfficerHobbema +
BritishKerr, C.M., Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanHobbema
DutchKerster, Hugo Willem Marinus, Merchant Navy29TrimmerHobbema +
DutchKoppelaar, Nicolaas, Merchant Navy24FiremanHobbema +
BritishMcDougall, Hugh, British Army30Gunner (DEMS gunner)Hobbema +
DutchMeulen, Franciscus Josephus Maria van der, Merchant Navy53Chief Engineer OfficerHobbema +
DutchOostrom, Cornelis, Merchant Navy27CookHobbema +
BritishPerry, A.E., RNDEMS gunnerHobbema
CanadianPower, Henry Francis, Merchant Navy32Mess Room StewardHobbema +
BritishQuinn, James, Merchant Navy18StewardHobbema +
DutchReede, Stephanus van, Merchant Navy27Fourth Engineer OfficerHobbema +
DutchReekers, Hendrik, Merchant Navy23Able SeamanHobbema
BritishRichardson, C., RN41DEMS gunnerHobbema
DutchRiedeman, John, Merchant Navy41GreaserHobbema
BritishSellick, Charles William, Merchant Navy18Deck BoyHobbema +
DutchSmits, Hendrikus, Merchant Navy37FiremanHaulerwijk, Hobbema +
BritishThorp, Albert, RN20Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Hobbema +
DutchVerheij, Adrianus Cornelis, Merchant Navy36Able SeamanBilderdijk, Hobbema +
DutchVisser, Albert Arie, Merchant Navy22Fourth OfficerHobbema
DutchVisser, Leendert Jacobus, Merchant Navy21Ordinary SeamanHobbema
DutchWaterman, Abraham, Merchant Navy31Cook and BakerHobbema +
BritishWorswick, H., Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanHobbema

44 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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