Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Norwegian motor tanker

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

Aboard Varanger when hit on 25 Jan 1942

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NameAgeRankServed on
NorwegianAmundsen, Adolf, Merchant Navy21MechanicVaranger, Kollbjørg
NorwegianAndersen, Georg, Merchant Navy41DonkeymanVaranger
NorwegianAndersen, Rolf, Merchant NavyCookVaranger
NorwegianAspen, Leif Ingvar, Merchant Navy28Able Seaman/GunnerVaranger, Albert L. Ellsworth
NorwegianBerg, Karl Eugen, Merchant Navy41Boatswain (Bosun)Varanger
NorwegianBrevik, Kåre, Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanVaranger
DutchBruin, Gerard, Merchant Navy19Able SeamanVaranger
BritishCameron, Robert, Merchant NavyMess Room BoyVaranger
AmericanDomingo, Fernando, Merchant NavySaloon BoyVaranger
NorwegianDrægebø, Hagbart Bernhard, Merchant Navy35Chief Engineer OfficerVaranger, Hallanger
NorwegianFjellbo, Arne K., Merchant Navy23Able SeamanVaranger, Solør
NorwegianFosse, Leif, Merchant Navy20Able SeamanVaranger
NorwegianGundersen, David, Merchant Navy22Able SeamanVaranger
NorwegianHansen, Edvard Olai, Merchant Navy24Able SeamanVaranger
NorwegianHansen, John Marius, Merchant Navy31Third Engineer OfficerVaranger, Stigstad
NorwegianHorne, Carl Hjalmar, Merchant Navy42MasterVaranger
BritishHoskin, Michael, GunnerVaranger
NorwegianHåland, Lars, Merchant Navy29Fourth Engineer OfficerVaranger
NorwegianJohannessen, Halfdan Amandus, Merchant Navy29MechanicVaranger, Leiv Eiriksson
NorwegianJordal, Peder, Merchant Navy39FiremanVaranger
NorwegianJørgensen, Odd, Merchant Navy20MechanicVaranger
NorwegianKarlsen, Harry Johan, Merchant Navy29MechanicVaranger
NorwegianKrokeide, Arnfinn, Merchant Navy39Chief OfficerVaranger
NorwegianKullberg, Karl Martin Fredrik, Merchant Navy20Able SeamanVaranger, Baghdad
NorwegianKvamme, Ole, Merchant Navy38PumpmanVaranger
NorwegianLarsen, Klaus, Merchant NavyFiremanVaranger
BritishMacDonald, Richard, Merchant NavyMess Room BoyVaranger
NorwegianMatre, Mons, Merchant Navy52CarpenterVaranger
BritishMurray, James, GunnerVaranger
NorwegianNordahl, Rolf Fillip, Merchant Navy21Crew memberVaranger
NorwegianPedersen, Kristen, Merchant NavyMechanicVaranger
AmericanRiger, Robert Edward, Merchant Navy29CookVaranger
NorwegianSmåland, Sjur, Merchant Navy38Second Engineer OfficerVaranger
NorwegianSteen, Trygve Søren, Merchant Navy40StewardVaranger
NorwegianSæle, Anders, Merchant Navy25Able Seaman/GunnerVaranger
NorwegianThorkildsen, Thorstein, Merchant Navy35Third OfficerVaranger, B.P. Newton
LatvianVitenberg, Teodor, Merchant Navy34MechanicVaranger
NorwegianWilhelmsen, Wilhelm, Merchant Navy32Second OfficerVaranger
NorwegianWinther, Jens Hartvig, Merchant Navy29MechanicVaranger, Leiv Eiriksson
NorwegianØiseth, Erling Heyerdahl, Merchant Navy30Able SeamanVaranger

40 persons found.

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