Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Norwegian motor tanker

Photo courtesy of Karmsund Folkemuseum

This is a listing of people associated with this ship.
We also have a detailed page on the Norwegian motor tanker Nyholt.

Aboard Nyholt when hit on 17 Jan 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
NorwegianAbrahamsen, Oscar Ingvald Johan Lie, Merchant Navy38MechanicNyholt +
NorwegianAchre, Harry Willard, Merchant Navy27MechanicNyholt
BritishAdams, Albert, Merchant Navy17Mess Room BoyNyholt +
NorwegianAndersen, Alf Peder, Merchant Navy50MasterNyholt +
NorwegianBauge, Johannes, Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanNyholt
DanishBurba, Vlades, Merchant NavyBoatswain (Bosun)Nyholt
NorwegianDahl, Kåre, Merchant Navy24CookNyholt +
BritishDuffy, Michael, Merchant Navy43OilerNyholt +
BritishEdward, Gwen, Merchant NavyGunnerNyholt
NorwegianEgede-Nissen, Adam, Merchant Navy30Passenger (Physician)Nyholt
NorwegianEgeland, Olaf, Merchant Navy45Chief Engineer OfficerNyholt +
NorwegianErstad, Joachim Nilsen, Merchant Navy28Able SeamanNyholt +
NorwegianFrantzen, Lauritz Johan, Merchant Navy18Ordinary SeamanNyholt +
BritishGriffiths, Robert Griffith, British Army25Gunner (DEMS gunner)Nyholt +
NorwegianHaaland, Størker, Merchant Navy30Second OfficerNyholt
NorwegianHansen, Harald Kittel, Merchant Navy51Chief OfficerNyholt
NorwegianHeggelund, Sigurd Gjermund, Merchant Navy21MechanicNyholt
NorwegianHeggelund, Tørris, Merchant Navy37StewardNyholt +
NorwegianHenriksen, Henry Johan, Merchant Navy24OilerNyholt +
NorwegianHermansen, Paul Edvard, Merchant Navy34Third OfficerNyholt
NorwegianHopland, Harry, Merchant Navy23Galley BoyNyholt +
CanadianHornfelt, Emil, Merchant Navy27GreaserNyholt +
NorwegianJacobsen, Gunnar, Merchant Navy32Third Engineer OfficerNyholt +
NorwegianJohnsen, Christian, Merchant Navy29ElectricianNyholt +
NorwegianKarlsen, Torvald, Merchant Navy31MechanicNyholt +
NorwegianKipperberg, Oskar Henry, Merchant Navy24Able SeamanNyholt, Oregon Express +
NorwegianKnarvik, Ingvald, Merchant NavyAble SeamanNyholt
NorwegianMæland, Knut Martin, Merchant Navy40Passenger (Chief Engineer Officer)Taranger, Nyholt +
NorwegianNilsen, Alfred, Merchant NavyPumpmanNyholt
NorwegianOlsen, Trygve, Merchant Navy25Able Seaman/GunnerNyholt
NorwegianRolfsen, Louis, Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanNyholt
NorwegianSalamonsen, Sofus Johan, Merchant Navy47CarpenterNyholt
NorwegianSkåland, Ragnvald, Merchant Navy33MechanicNyholt +
NorwegianStene, Håkon, Merchant Navy33Second Engineer OfficerNyholt, Havsten +
NorwegianStrømsnes, Jacob Berner Sem, Merchant Navy36Assistant EngineerNyholt
NorwegianSvalde, Halvor Aasmundsrud, Merchant Navy31Able SeamanNyholt
NorwegianSverkeli, Halvor M., Merchant Navy32Passenger (Chief Officer)Ila, Nyholt +
SwedishWidell, Sven Aksel, Merchant Navy23Able SeamanNyholt, Solør
BritishWorthington, Edward, Merchant Navy17Mess Room BoyNyholt +
NorwegianØdegård, Håkon, Merchant Navy26Able SeamanEastern Star, Nyholt

40 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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