Gerrit Willem van Woerkom
Merchant Navy. Dutch
|Born||8 Apr 1924||Rotterdam|
Roster information listed for Gerrit Willem van Woerkom
|Ship||Type||Rank / role||Attacked on||Boat|
|Volendam||Steam passenger ship||Pantry Boy||31 Aug 1940||U-60|
|Bennekom||Steam merchant||Steward||31 Oct 1941||U-96|
He was picked up by HMS Lulworth after the sinking of Bennekom and landed at Bathurst on 20 November 1941. All survivors were taken to Freetown aboard the depot ship HMS Alca and Alderamin and eventually returned to the UK aboard Volendam, arriving in Avonmouth on 21 December 1941.
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