Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

Erna III

British steam merchant



Photo courtesy of Danish Maritime Museum, Elsinore

This is a listing of people associated with this ship.
We also have a detailed page on the British steam merchant Erna III.

Aboard Erna III when hit on 22 Sep 1941

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NameAgeRankServed on
Allington, Norman, RN21Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Erna III +
Ásgeirsson, Þórarinn, Merchant Navy27Able SeamanErna III +
Caspersen, Rasmus Peder, Merchant Navy44Chief OfficerErna III +
Christiansen, Asger Vilhelm Honore, Merchant Navy33Chief Engineer OfficerErna III +
Davies, Edward Owen, RN22Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Erna III +
Haines, Thomas John, Merchant Navy22Galley BoyErna III +
Hansen, Asmus Jacob, Merchant Navy53Able SeamanErna III +
Hansen, Gustav Svarre, Merchant Navy27StewardErna III +
Hansen, Poul Georg, Merchant Navy28Second Officer/Radio OperatorErna III +
Jones, Alfred Thomas, British Army27Gunner (DEMS gunner)Erna III +
Jurgensen, Carl Sigurd, Merchant Navy32Able SeamanErna III +
Keiding, Hans Jørgen, Merchant Navy25Second Engineer OfficerErna III +
Larsen, Karl Heinrich, Merchant Navy48Third OfficerErna III +
Mages, Harold John, Merchant Navy19SailorErna III +
Moestrup, Carl Gustav Jensen, Merchant Navy49Fireman and TrimmerErna III +
Morgan, Idras Jones, Merchant Navy25Fireman and TrimmerErna III +
Nielsen, Aage, Merchant Navy34Fireman and TrimmerErna III +
Nielsen, Christian Peter Hjorth, Merchant Navy53CookErna III +
O'Sullivan, James, Merchant Navy35Fireman and TrimmerErna III +
Olsen, Jens Villy Johannes, Merchant Navy21Able SeamanErna III +
Petersen, Max, Merchant Navy21Fireman and TrimmerErna III +
Rodgers, John Alfred, British Army27Gunner (DEMS gunner)Erna III +
Roth, Christian Langeskov, Merchant Navy22Able SeamanErna III +
Sharratt, Roy Robert, Merchant Navy17Mess Room BoyErna III +
Steen, Børge Erik, Merchant Navy30Third Engineer OfficerErna III +
Sørensen, Knud Christian, Merchant Navy42MasterErna III +
Østergaard, Peder Johnsen Jensen, Merchant Navy34Able SeamanErna III +

27 persons found.

Served on indicates the ships we have listed for the person, some were stationed on multiple ships hit by U-boats.

People missing from this listing? Or perhaps additional information?
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