Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Norwegian steam merchant

Photo courtesy of H. Larsson-Feddes collection

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

Aboard Bennestvet when hit on 15 Jun 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
Abrahamsen, Emanuel, Merchant Navy20Ordinary SeamanBennestvet
Bliksrud, Helge, Merchant Navy41FiremanBennestvet +
Bruås, Hans Falch, Merchant Navy27FiremanBennestvet +
Drange, Sigurd Kristian, Merchant Navy34Chief OfficerBennestvet +
Edvartsen, Olgren Magnar Olai, Merchant Navy20Ordinary SeamanBennestvet +
Eid, Tørres, Merchant NavyAble SeamanBennestvet
Ellingsen, Halfdan, Merchant Navy40CookBennestvet +
Engtrø, Birger Guttleik Sivertsen, Merchant Navy30Boatswain (Bosun)Bennestvet
Gundersen, Rolf, Merchant Navy24Able SeamanBennestvet
Hansen Bredholt, Johan Sverre, Merchant Navy30Able SeamanBennestvet
Helgesen, Brunjulf, Merchant NavyMess Room BoyBennestvet
Hobeck, John, Merchant Navy39OilerBennestvet
Joberg, Haakon, Merchant NavyAble SeamanBennestvet
Johannessen, Fridthjof Harald Roy, Merchant Navy52Second Engineer OfficerBennestvet +
Josephsen, Hans Jørgen, Merchant Navy34Second OfficerBennestvet +
Kalseth, Erling Waldersløv, Merchant Navy41Chief Engineer OfficerBennestvet
Køhn, Kristen Oliver, Merchant Navy34Third Engineer OfficerBennestvet +
Log, Finn, Merchant Navy21DonkeymanBennestvet, Oregon Express
Lorentsen, Kaare Andreas, Merchant Navy30CarpenterBennestvet
Nunes, Elizardo Juan, Merchant Navy18Mess Room BoyBennestvet +
Nøstdahl, Olaf, Merchant Navy45MasterBennestvet +
Opsal, Oskar Sigvald, Merchant Navy26FiremanBennestvet +
Pettersen, Johannes, Merchant NavyGalley BoyBennestvet
Skalleberg, Harald, Merchant Navy31Able SeamanBennestvet
Vasdal, Arne Hansen, Merchant Navy28StewardBennestvet +

25 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?
If you wish to add a crewmember to the listing we would need most of this information: ship name, nationality, name, dob, place of birth, service (merchant marine, ...), rank or job on board. We have place for a photo as well if provided. You can e-mail us the information here.