Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Panamanian steam merchant

Crusader under her former name Brosund. 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 Panamanian steam merchant Crusader.

Aboard Crusader when hit on 14 Nov 1941

You can click on any of the names for possible additional information

NameAgeRankServed on
NorwegianAndersen, Rolf Harry, Merchant Marine35First Assistant EngineerCrusader +
BrazilianBarreto, Edward, Merchant MarineCoal PasserCrusader
CanadianBradshaw, Robert, Merchant MarineRadio OperatorCrusader +
CanadianCarrière, Armand, Merchant MarineFiremanCrusader +
CanadianGamelin, Ernest, Merchant MarineFiremanCrusader +
NorwegianGavlen, Kristian Asbjørn, Merchant Marine35MasterCrusader +
CanadianGodin, Ralph, Merchant MarineAble SeamanCrusader +
BritishHay, Robert, Merchant Marine32Chief MateCrusader +
CanadianHenderson, Reginald, Merchant MarineThird Assistant EngineerCrusader +
PalestinianHorowitz, Oskar, Merchant Marine19FiremanCrusader +
NorwegianJensen, Trygve Kristian, Merchant Marine22Ordinary SeamanCrusader +
CanadianL'Abbe, Arthur, Merchant MarineFiremanCrusader +
CanadianLaird, Robert, Merchant MarineUtilityCrusader +
CanadianLister, William, Merchant MarineAble SeamanCrusader +
CanadianMeddin, Theodore, Merchant MarineFiremanCrusader +
CanadianMoon, James, Merchant MarineOilerCrusader +
DanishOest-Larsen, Birger, Merchant Marine21MateCrusader +
CanadianPortal, Bernard, Merchant MarineOilerCrusader +
CanadianSharp, George, Merchant MarineOrdinary SeamanCrusader +
NorwegianSkjerven, Hans Olaus, Merchant Marine45EngineerCrusader +
CanadianSparks, Lloyd, Merchant MarineFiremanCrusader +
CanadianSylvester, Albert, Merchant MarineStewardCrusader +
CanadianTheriault, Maurice, Merchant MarineMessmanCrusader +
DanishWulff, Erik August Emil, Merchant Marine38MateCrusader +

24 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?
If you wish to add a crewmember to the listing we would need most of this information: ship name, nationality, name, dob, place of birth, service (merchant marine, ...), rank or job on board. We have place for a photo as well if provided. You can e-mail us the information here.