Merchant Marine. Danish
|Born||28 Jul 1913||Skive, Denmark|
|Died||9 Oct 1965||(52)||Madeira Beach, Florida|
Roster information listed for Sven Wilken
|Ship||Type||Rank / role||Attacked on||Boat|
|Harry G. Seidel||Motor tanker||Chief Mate||29 Apr 1942||U-66|
Sven Wilken had three brothers who were also in the Merchant Marine, one of them was Poul Ove who served on Cyrus H. McCormick. Sven already sailed as young boy and later sailed on the training ship Danmark - a very famous ship in educating young people in normal studies and seamanship. After the war he was a captain sailing tugs and ships on the Great Lakes.