Merchant Navy. Icelandic
|Born||9 Jul 1913|
Roster information listed for Kristján Kristófersson
|Ship||Type||Rank / role||Attacked on||Boat|
|Hekla||Steam merchant||Fireman||29 Jun 1941||U-564 (1)|
Kristján Kristófersson was one of the seven survivors who were picked up from a raft by HMS Candytuft ten days after the sinking of Hekla and were landed at St. John's, Newfoundland on 17 July. Four of the men spent 11 days in St. John's before heading to Sydney where they boarded the Icelandic passenger freighter Dettifoss and finally returned back to Iceland. The other two survivors, Sigurður Ólafsson and Valdimir Knopf Miller, spend more time in hospital, the former over 6 months.
- Lúðvíksson, 1970
Do you have additional information on this person?
If you wish to add information to this person the following would be helpful (if missing): nationality, name, dob, place of birth, service (merchant marine, ...), rank or job on board specific ship. We have place for a photo as well if provided. You can send the information here.