Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Swedish steam merchant

Photo courtesy of Sjöhistoriska Museet, Stockholm

This is a listing of people associated with this ship.
We also have a detailed page on the Swedish steam merchant Svartön.

Aboard Svartön when hit on 3 Jan 1940

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

NameAgeRankServed on
SwedishAllard, Nils Georg, Merchant Navy32Chief OfficerSvartön +
SwedishAnderlund, Edvin Oskar, Merchant Navy26Radio OperatorSvartön +
NorwegianBogen, Arne, Merchant Navy35Boatswain (Bosun)Svartön +
SwedishBoijertz, Emil, Merchant Navy52Second OfficerSvartön +
SwedishEriksson, Folke Johan, Merchant NavyStokerSvartön +
SwedishFriberg-Persson, Peter, Merchant NavyThird Engineer OfficerSvartön +
NorwegianFridsvold, Thorvald, Merchant Navy67Passenger (Coastal Pilot)Svartön +
SwedishGranroth, Arne, Merchant Navy28Deck BoySvartön +
NorwegianGundersen, Alf Thomas, Merchant Navy21Able SeamanSvartön +
NorwegianHansen, Rolf Schødt, Merchant Navy19OfficerSvartön +
NorwegianJohansen, Jakob Daniel, Merchant Navy32TrimmerSvartön +
NorwegianJohansen, Johan Emil Selmer, Merchant Navy31StokerSvartön +
NorwegianKristensen, Einar Berg, Merchant Navy23TrimmerSvartön +
SwedishLarsson, Bror Emil, Merchant Navy55MasterSvartön +
SwedishLarsson, Jöns Edvin Johan, Merchant Navy51Chief Engineer OfficerSvartön +
SwedishLundquist, Harald Valdemar, Merchant NavyGreaserSvartön +
NorwegianMæhle, Henry Joakim, Merchant Navy41Third OfficerSvartön +
NorwegianSimonsen, Jens Mikal, Merchant Navy39GreaserSvartön +
SwedishSturk, Carl Herman, Merchant Navy51CarpenterSvartön +

19 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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