Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

Jan Schuurman

Merchant Navy. Dutch

Born  20 Aug 1904


 Kruis van Verdienste

Roster information listed for Jan Schuurman

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
CrijnssenSteam passenger shipFirst Cook11 Jun 1942U-504
LeboreSteam merchantShipwrecked14 Jun 1942U-172

Personal information

Jan Leendert Boltersdorf broke his leg when Crijnssen was torpedoed and lay helpless on deck. Jan Schuurman saved his life by carrying him to a lifeboat and repeated this deed three days later, when Lebore was sunk. Schuurman was awarded the Kruis van Verdienste for his actions.

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