Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Norwegian motor tanker

Photo courtesy of Bjørn Milde Collection

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

Aboard Beth when hit on 18 May 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
BritishAdamson, John, Merchant Navy16Galley BoyBeth
NorwegianAdolfsen, Jens, Merchant Navy18Able SeamanBeth
NorwegianAndersen, Kristian, Merchant Navy48Chief Engineer OfficerBeth
NorwegianBakke, Bjarne, Merchant Navy25MechanicBeth
NorwegianBergquist, Oscar, Merchant Navy33Third Engineer OfficerBeth
NorwegianBirkeland, Lars, Merchant Navy29Second OfficerBeth
NorwegianBirkelund, Ottar, Merchant Navy33Chief OfficerBeth
NorwegianBrekke, Henry M., Merchant Navy21Able SeamanBeth
NorwegianBrudevold, Olav, Merchant Navy27PumpmanBeth
NorwegianDahle, Gudmund Olavsen, Merchant Navy22CarpenterBeth, Bonneville, Hallfried +
NorwegianGulliksen, Hans, Merchant Navy33MasterBeth
NorwegianGundersen, Georg, Merchant Navy26Able SeamanBeth
NorwegianGundersen, Gunleiv, Merchant Navy36Able SeamanBeth, Bronxville
NorwegianHagelien, Hans, Merchant Navy40Able SeamanBeth
BritishHouston, Charles, Merchant Navy17Mess Room BoyBeth
NorwegianJohannessen, Yngvar, Merchant Navy38CookBeth
NorwegianLarsen, Fritz, Merchant Navy23Fourth Engineer OfficerBeth
IrishLaughline, Liam, Merchant NavyGreaserBeth
NorwegianLindal, John, Merchant Navy19MechanicBeth
NorwegianLorang-Olsen, Karl, Merchant Navy36Radio OperatorBeth
BritishMcFarlane, Thomas, Merchant Navy20GreaserBeth
NorwegianNilsen, Gunnar, Merchant Navy25Able SeamanBeth
NorwegianOlsen, Bernt, Merchant Navy46StewardBeth
NorwegianOlsen, Håkon Vold, Merchant Navy19Ordinary SeamanBeth
CanadianPace, Lester, Merchant Navy19Able SeamanBeth
NorwegianReed, Kåre, Merchant Navy41GreaserBeth
NorwegianRognø, Allert, Merchant NavyThird OfficerBeth
NorwegianSvendsen, Sigurd Bernhard, Merchant Navy55Boatswain (Bosun)Beth +
NorwegianSæter, Thormod, Merchant Navy40MechanicBeth
NorwegianTovsland, Torbjørn, Merchant Navy24Able SeamanBeth
NorwegianWick, Alf Cato, Merchant Navy41Second Engineer OfficerBeth

31 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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