Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Panamanian steam merchant

Nimba under her former name Asta. Photo courtesy of Sjöhistoriska Museet, Stockholm

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

Aboard Nimba when hit on 13 Sep 1942

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NameAgeRankServed on
AmericanArias Montero, Richard, Merchant Marine56Fireman/WatertenderNimba +
GreekBenetis, Nick, Merchant Marine29Fireman/WatertenderNimba +
BritishChang, Lloyd, Merchant Marine20PurserNimba +
DutchElisiar, John, Merchant Marine24UtilityNimba +
DutchEsburg, Alvin, Merchant Marine17Coal PasserNimba +
PortugueseFerreria, Manuel, Merchant Marine50Fireman/WatertenderNimba +
GreekFokas, Zaharias, Merchant Marine37MessmanNimba +
AmericanHaavig, Hans Meidell, Merchant Marine49Second MateNimba +
BritishHarris, Albert, Merchant Marine27Ordinary SeamanNimba +
DutchHolband, Alfred, Merchant MarineOrdinary SeamanNimba +
BritishHunter, C.W., Merchant MarineWorkawayNimba +
CanadianJalbert, Arthur, Merchant Marine24Third MateNimba +
GreekKavamalis, Theodore, Merchant Marine31CookNimba +
AmericanLong, Arthur Earnest, Merchant Marine48StewardNimba +
CanadianMorin, George, Merchant Marine46Second Assistant EngineerNimba +
AmericanNewcomb, Millard L., Merchant Marine35MasterNimba +
AmericanScully, Earl William, Merchant Marine21Able SeamanNimba +
GreekTridafolis, Mavrojelis, Merchant Marine38Able SeamanNimba +
CanadianWilliams, Joseph, Merchant Marine46First Assistant EngineerNimba +

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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