Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

Frans De Wever

Merchant Navy. Belgian

Roster information listed for Frans De Wever

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
GandiaSteam merchantFireman and Trimmer22 Jan 1942U-135 (1)
Emile FrancquiSteam merchantTrimmer16 Dec 1942U-664 (1)
PersierSteam merchantFireman and Trimmer11 Feb 1945U-1017 (1)

Personal information

He survived the sinking of Gandia and was rescued by USS Bernadou.

He was rescued by HMS Pink after the sinking of Emile Francqui and transferred to Katanga at Ponta Delgada.

He was injured in the sinking of Persier.


  1. “De Belgische Koopvaardij in de Tweede Wereldoorlog” by Roger Machielsen

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