Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Norwegian motor merchant

Photo courtesy of Roger W. Jordan

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

Aboard Vibran when hit on 23 Sep 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
BritishAitken, Bertie, Merchant Navy17BoyVibran +
NorwegianAksdal, Harald, Merchant NavyThird OfficerVibran +
NorwegianAmundsen, Ragnvald, Merchant NavyMechanicVibran +
NorwegianBache, Hilmar Meinich, Merchant NavyCookVibran +
BritishBaker, Arthur, RNRPassenger (Skipper)Vibran +
AmericanBerg, Olow Nicholai, CivilianPassengerVibran +
NorwegianBergby, Paul A.E., CivilianPassengerVibran +
NorwegianBerge, Rikart Johan, Merchant NavyGunnerVibran +
NorwegianBryn, Per, Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanVibran +
NorwegianChristiansen, Reidar Øivind, Merchant NavyAble SeamanVibran +
BritishDavis, William Sydney, Merchant Navy22Radio OfficerVibran +
BritishDobson, Cyril Wilfred, RNRPassenger (Skipper)Vibran +
NorwegianEriksen, Alf, Merchant NavyMechanicVibran +
NorwegianFigved, Nils, Merchant NavyElectricianVibran +
NorwegianFæraas, Ingolf Johan, Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanVibran +
NorwegianGannestad, Arvid, Merchant NavySaloon BoyVibran +
BritishHall, James Noble, RNR30Passenger (Lieutenant Skipper)Vibran +
CanadianHilaire, Joseph H.St., CivilianPassengerVibran +
NorwegianHolme, Jakob Normann, Merchant NavyOilerVibran +
BritishHumphreys, Kenneth A., Merchant Navy17Mess Room BoyVibran +
NorwegianJensen, Hans Villy, Merchant NavyMechanicVibran +
NorwegianJohannesson, Jens Thoralf, Merchant NavySecond Engineer OfficerVibran +
NorwegianJohnsen, Alf Kolbein, Merchant NavyAble SeamanVibran +
NorwegianJohnsen, Egil Brynjulf, Merchant NavySecond OfficerVibran +
NorwegianKorsnes, Bjarne, Merchant NavyAble SeamanVibran +
NorwegianKvitanes, Sevald E., Merchant Navy44CarpenterVibran +
NorwegianLarsen, Hans, Merchant NavyAssistantVibran +
NorwegianOlavesen, Johan Olaf, Merchant Navy54OilerVibran +
NorwegianOlsen, Thorleif, Merchant NavySecond StewardVibran +
NorwegianPalm, Per Erik, Merchant Navy54MasterVibran +
NorwegianPedersen, Peder, Merchant NavyChief Officer/Radio OperatorVibran +
NorwegianRefne, Harry Emanuel, Merchant NavyRadio OperatorVibran +
NorwegianSamsonsen, Peder S., Merchant Navy47Able SeamanVibran +
NorwegianSelbach, Marton, Merchant NavyGunnerVibran +
NorwegianSirnes, Edvard, Merchant NavyThird Engineer OfficerVibran +
NorwegianSjursen, Alf Johan, Merchant NavyRefrigerator Engineer OfficerVibran +
NorwegianSkogen, Torolf Oliver, Merchant NavyGalley BoyVibran +
BritishStather, Frederick Leonard, RNRPassenger (Lieutenant Skipper)Vibran +
NorwegianSvendsen, Frithjof, Merchant NavyStewardVibran +
NorwegianSærsten, Hans Bernhard, Merchant NavyAble SeamanVibran +
NorwegianThomassen, Eilert, Merchant NavyOilerVibran +
BritishThomson, Peter, RNR35Passenger (Skipper)Vibran +
CanadianVallee, Joseph A., CivilianPassengerVibran +
NorwegianVogt, Fredrik Lis, CivilianPassengerVibran +
NorwegianWalvatne, Ragnvald, Merchant Navy46Chief Engineer OfficerVibran +
NorwegianWicklund, Hans Berg, Merchant NavyOilerVibran +
BritishWink, Henry James, RNR26Passenger (Skipper)Vibran +
NorwegianYtrøy, Jakob, Merchant NavyAble SeamanVibran +

48 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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