Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Dutch steam merchant

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

Aboard Medea when hit on 13 Aug 1942

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NameAgeRankServed on
Amarista, Ramon, Merchant Navy28Able SeamanMedea
Angela, Eugenio, Merchant Navy42Able SeamanMedea
Basfield, Eduard Richard, Merchant Navy43FiremanMedea
Boer, Adrianus, Merchant Navy25Able Seaman/GunnerMedea
Cijntje, Hosé Maria, Merchant Navy23CarpenterMedea
Constancia, Tito Martir, Merchant Navy47Able SeamanMedea +
Eijck, Johannes Hendricus van, Merchant Navy46Chief StewardMedea
Giromus, Juan Bautista, Merchant Navy41Boatswain (Bosun)Medea
Hamer, Nicolaas Petter August de, Merchant Navy41Second Engineer OfficerMedea
Heul, Willem van der, Merchant Navy56MasterMedea
Isaak, Albert Meier, Merchant Navy16Galley BoyMedea, Ceres
Juliana, Miguel Vicento, Merchant Navy50Able SeamanMedea
Klaassen, Frans Marinus, Merchant Navy39Radio OperatorMedea
Kooge, Willem, Merchant Navy23StewardMedea
Kraal, Benjamin Carlos, Merchant Navy47OilerMedea +
Leito, Benito Filemon, Merchant Navy28Able SeamanMedea +
Mekes, Johannes Hendrikus Nicolaas Maria, Merchant Navy53Chief Engineer OfficerMedea
Mulder, Johannes, Merchant Navy26Assistant EngineerMedea
Nissa, Victor Martir, Merchant Navy30FiremanMedea
Nolles, Jan Tjeerd, Merchant Navy30Third Engineer OfficerMedea
Pietersz, Julio Serapio Remigio, Merchant Navy39CookMedea +
Sargosa, Frans August, Merchant Navy41Able SeamanMedea
Slagtand, Harris Archibald, Merchant Navy25FiremanMedea +
Sonneville, Wilhelmus Johannes, Merchant Navy23Third OfficerMedea
Swan, William A., Merchant Navy57StewardMedea
Tieskens, Hermanus Willem Hendrik, Merchant Navy36Second OfficerAmazone, Medea
Wolf, Cornelis van der, Merchant Navy23Able Seaman/GunnerMedea
Wols, Johannes, Merchant Navy40Chief OfficerMedea

28 persons found.

Served on indicates the ships we have listed for the person, some were stationed on multiple ships hit by U-boats.

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