Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Norwegian steam merchant

Varangberg under her former name Jotunfjell. Photo courtesy of Bjørn Milde

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

Aboard Varangberg when hit on 26 Sep 1941

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NameAgeRankServed on
NorwegianBordvik, Rangvald Berner, Merchant Navy21StewardVarangberg
NorwegianBorgersen, Rolf, Merchant Navy43FiremanVarangberg +
SwedishEngstrøm, Sigurd, Merchant Navy25FiremanVarangberg +
NorwegianGorola, Johan Sverre, Merchant Navy34DonkeymanVarangberg +
NorwegianGåsvik, Gunnar Håkon, Merchant Navy40Chief OfficerVarangberg +
NorwegianHagerup, Sverre Dagfinn, Merchant Navy34FiremanVarangberg +
NorwegianHalvorsen, Arne, Merchant Navy33Able SeamanVarangberg +
NorwegianHalvorsen, Karl Abraham, Merchant Navy43Passenger (Chief Engineer Officer)Varangberg +
NorwegianHansen, Birger Johan, Merchant Navy31Third Engineer OfficerHavbør, Varangberg
NorwegianHansen, Hans Olav, Merchant Navy44Chief Engineer OfficerVarangberg
NorwegianJahnsen, Hans, Merchant Navy56Second OfficerVarangberg +
NorwegianJakobsen, Kåre Emil, Merchant Navy20Able SeamanVarangberg +
NorwegianJensen, Sverre Ekenes, Merchant NavyStokerVarangberg
NorwegianJohnsen, Widsten, Merchant Navy37CookVarangberg +
NorwegianJonassen, Charly Emanuel, Merchant Navy42Able SeamanVarangberg +
NorwegianJonassen, John Aksel, Merchant Navy22Ordinary SeamanRanella, Varangberg
NorwegianKjær, Gunnar Åsmund, Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanVarangberg +
NorwegianMartinsen, Arne Håkon, Merchant Navy26Able Seaman/GunnerVarangberg +
NorwegianMonsen, Alf Georg, Merchant Navy40Second Engineer OfficerVarangberg +
NorwegianNilsen, Hans Johan, Merchant Navy32FiremanVarangberg +
NorwegianParelius, Emil Johan, Merchant Navy37Third OfficerEastern Star, Varangberg
NorwegianPaulsen, Alf Martin Kjærbo, Merchant Navy48Able SeamanCaledonia, Varangberg +
NorwegianPaulsen, Arne Ludvig, Merchant Navy31FiremanBelmoira, Varangberg +
BritishRice, Bernhard, Merchant Navy17Mess Room BoyVarangberg +
NorwegianRøstad, Kristen Ottar, Merchant Navy20Able SeamanSoløy, Varangberg +
NorwegianSkarpsno, Trygve E., Merchant Navy43Boatswain (Bosun)Varangberg +
NorwegianStenersen, Edward Steen, Merchant NavyMasterVarangberg +

27 persons found.

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

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