Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Norwegian motor tanker

Photo courtesy of State Library of New South Wales

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

Aboard Ranja when hit on 17 Mar 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
NorwegianAndersen, Harald, Merchant Navy41Able SeamanRanja +
NorwegianBarden, Odd, Merchant Navy33Chief Engineer OfficerRanja +
NorwegianBekker, Stefan Martin, Merchant Navy44Boatswain (Bosun)Ranja +
BritishCairns, Robert Halliday, British Army21Gunner (DEMS gunner)Ranja +
BritishCraske, George Arthur, British Army20Gunner (DEMS gunner)Ranja +
NorwegianEriksen, Evald Martin Emil, Merchant Navy30CarpenterRanja +
SwedishEriksson, Karl, Merchant Navy27CookRanja +
NorwegianFarkvam, Torger Leonard, Merchant Navy33MechanicRanja +
NorwegianFlåten, William Larsen John, Merchant Navy25Mess Room BoyRanja +
NorwegianFærø, Konrad, Merchant Navy35Able SeamanRanja +
NorwegianGamlem, Olav Ingvald, Merchant Navy34Third Engineer OfficerRanja +
NorwegianGrande, Edvard Herman, Merchant Navy20Assistant EngineerRanja +
NorwegianHansen, Henrik, Merchant Navy41PumpmanRanja +
NorwegianHenriksen, Ragnar Eliassen, Merchant Navy28OilerRanja +
NorwegianHermansen, Leonhard Hartman, Merchant Navy22MechanicRanja +
NorwegianJacobsen, Reidar, Merchant Navy42Third OfficerRanja +
NorwegianJohansen, Johan Ingvald, Merchant Navy33Second OfficerRanja +
DanishKristensen, Jens, Merchant NavyAble SeamanRanja +
NorwegianLandro, Endre Nilsen, Merchant Navy22OilerRanja +
NorwegianLyngsnes, Odd Berner, Merchant Navy23Able Seaman/GunnerRanja +
NorwegianLøve, Lars, Merchant Navy38Able SeamanRanja +
NorwegianMartinsen, Karl Johan, Merchant Navy49OilerRanja +
NorwegianMjøs, Kjell, Merchant Navy27Galley BoyRanja +
NorwegianMossin, Andreas Cathrinus Backer, Merchant Navy48MasterRanja +
NorwegianMyklestad, Hjalmar Bernhard, Merchant Navy23StewardRanja +
NorwegianNilsen, Wilhelm, Merchant Navy37Second Engineer OfficerRanja +
NorwegianNordlie, Antonius, Merchant Navy47ElectricianRanja +
NorwegianPettersen, Petter K., Merchant Navy24Mess Room BoyRanja +
NorwegianRavnås, Johan Edvin, Merchant Navy43Chief OfficerRanja +
NorwegianRognerud, Arve Hendry, Merchant Navy23Radio OperatorRanja +
NorwegianSandøy, Ole Jansen, Merchant Navy27Able SeamanRanja +
NorwegianSkibenes, Anders Johan, Merchant Navy21Able SeamanRanja +
NorwegianWiger, Rolf Einar, Merchant Navy28Mess Room BoyRanja +
NorwegianØien, Hugo Bergethon, Merchant Navy22Able SeamanRanja +

34 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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