Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Dutch steam merchant

Photo courtesy of Sjöhistoriska Museet, Stockholm

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

Aboard Merope when hit on 27 Apr 1943

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

NameAgeRankServed on
DutchBeltman, Adrianus, Merchant Navy59Chief Engineer OfficerMerope
DutchBerkhout, Jan, Merchant Navy33Second OfficerMerope
DutchBorn, Antoon Marinus, Merchant Navy34Third Engineer OfficerMerope
DutchBruin, Hendrik Johannes de, Merchant Navy21Able SeamanMerope
BritishChadwick, James Harold, Merchant NavyFiremanMerope
BritishCooper, T., Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanMerope
DutchDekker, Coenraad Pieter, Merchant Navy54MasterMerope +
DutchDijk, Leendert Meeuwis van, Merchant Navy42Chief OfficerMerope +
DutchDulk, Albert den, Merchant Navy31FiremanMerope
BritishHands, James Peter, DEMS gunnerMerope
BritishHayden, William John, Merchant Navy19TrimmerMerope +
DutchHoogendam, Pieter, Merchant Navy23GreaserMerope
BritishHuxtable, Alfred John, Merchant Navy20Radio OfficerMerope +
BritishJohns, Aneurin Herbert, RN30Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Merope +
BritishMartin, Stanley Douglas, RN23Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Merope +
BritishMelvin, William, Merchant Navy36Able SeamanMerope +
BritishMorgan, Gwilyn, Merchant NavyCook’s MateMerope
BritishO'Brien, Charles, Merchant NavyTrimmerMerope
BritishPhillips, R., Merchant NavyAble SeamanMerope
DutchRoerdomp, Johan George, Merchant Navy41Second Engineer OfficerMerope
DutchSchuszler, Jan Michiel, Merchant Navy46StewardMerope +
BritishSlater, Albert, DEMS gunnerMerope
DutchSpek, Jacobus, Merchant Navy25Assistant StewardMerope +
BritishSpencer, A., Merchant NavyAble SeamanMerope
DutchTeerds, Johannes Frederik, Merchant Navy32OilerMerope
DutchTielrooij, Jozias Gerrit, Merchant Navy48GreaserMerope
DutchToet, Simon, Merchant Navy24MachinistMerope
DutchUijen, Hendrik Jan van, Merchant Navy34Third OfficerMerope
DutchVisser, Hein, Merchant Navy57Boatswain (Bosun)Merope +
DutchVrolijk, Arie, Merchant Navy32Able SeamanMerope
DutchWijbrands, Pieter, Merchant Navy43CookMerope
DutchWinsen, Franciscus Josephus van, Merchant Navy24Able SeamanMerope
DutchZwan, Willem van der, Merchant Navy39FiremanMerope

33 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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