Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Dutch steam merchant

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 Dutch steam merchant Alphacca.

Aboard Alphacca when hit on 4 Apr 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
Bakker, Cornelis Hendrik, Merchant Navy50Chief Officer Alphacca
Bie, Leendert van der, Merchant Navy55Fireman Alphacca +
Brown, Norah Mary, CivilianPassenger (Nurse) Alphacca
Cooper, Edwin, Merchant Navy18Able Seaman Alphacca +
Derks, Gerardus Hindrikus, Merchant Navy30Able Seaman Boekelo, Alphacca +
Eenige, Samuel van, Merchant Navy25Able Seaman Alphacca +
Elzinga, Filippus, Merchant Navy30Able Seaman Alphacca
Gruijter, Hendrik Johannes, Merchant Navy57Steward Alphacca
Haeck, Anthonie Cornelis, Merchant Navy21Second Cook Alphacca
Harms, Maarten, Merchant Navy26Fireman Alphacca +
Heymel, Frederik Jakobus Berhardus, Merchant Navy45Chief Engineer Officer Alphacca
Hoek, Hendrik van der, Merchant Navy47Able Seaman/Gunner Alphacca +
Jansen, Dirk Peter, Merchant Navy38Trimmer Alphacca +
Koks, Theodorus Josephus, Merchant Navy48Fireman Alphacca +
Laan, Reindert Johannes van der, Merchant Navy58Master Alphacca
Leuv, Rene Desire van de, Merchant Navy45Second Officer Alphacca
Pijl, Jacobus, Merchant Navy36Fireman Alphacca +
Ravesteijn, Gerardus Johannes van, Merchant Navy37Steward/Gunner Alphacca +
Rens, Joris, Merchant Navy45Donkeyman Alphacca
Rocourt, Cornelis, Merchant Navy40Fireman Alphacca
Runstraat, Gerardus Johannes Theodorus A. van de, Merchant Navy51Carpenter Alphacca
Smit, Johannes, Merchant Navy52Fireman Alphacca +
Speelman, Elie, Merchant Navy44Fireman Alphacca
Starrenburg, Matthijs, Merchant Navy36Fireman Alphacca
Taal, Cornelis, Merchant Navy26Able Seaman/Gunner Alphacca +
Velzen, Willem van, Merchant Navy19Trimmer Alphacca +
Verveer, Arie, Merchant Navy35Able Seaman Sitoebondo, Alphacca +
Wijngaarden, Arie van, Merchant Navy40Third Engineer Officer Alphacca
Zwaal, Jacob, Merchant Navy43Able Seaman Alphacca
Zwart, Arie, Merchant Navy19Fireman and Trimmer Alphacca +

30 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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