Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Dutch steam merchant

Photo courtesy of Maritiem Museum, Rotterdam

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

Aboard Achilles when hit on 1 Oct 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
Bishop, Hampton L., Merchant Navy17StewardAchilles
Chapman, William James, RN26Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Achilles
Cordiner, Alec John, British Army31DEMS gunnerAchilles
Ent, Pieter van der, Merchant Navy42Able SeamanAchilles
Gastel, Theodorus Johannes van, Merchant Navy25Third OfficerAchilles, Bodegraven
Graaf, Arie de, Merchant Navy45Boatswain (Bosun)Achilles
Graven, Pieter Johan, Merchant Navy33StewardAchilles
Hamilton, Archibald, RNAble Seaman (DEMS gunner)Achilles +
Haughey, William, British Army26DEMS gunnerAchilles
Hicks, Kenneth Henry, Merchant Navy19TrimmerAchilles
Jong, Johannes de, Merchant Navy35Second OfficerAchilles
Jong, Klaas de, Merchant Navy53MasterAchilles
Kramer, Johannes Peter, Merchant Navy35Able SeamanAchilles
Kramer, Pieter, Merchant Navy50Chief OfficerAchilles
Lensink, Hendrik Lambertus, Merchant Navy49OilerAlwaki, Achilles
Maloney, Bert, RN19DEMS gunnerAchilles
Manning, Lloyd Francis, Merchant Navy29FiremanAchilles
Meijer, Heinrich Conrad Dirk, Merchant Navy43StewardAchilles
Minneboo, Willem Frederik, Merchant Navy44Chief Engineer OfficerAchilles
Ros, Leendert, Merchant Navy42Able SeamanAchilles
Schaik, Jacob van, Merchant Navy37OilerAchilles
Schieke, Adolf Andre, Merchant Navy38CookAchilles
Schuszler, Johannes Lambertus Gerardus, Merchant Navy52OilerAchilles
Skidmore, Edward R.F., Merchant Navy30FiremanAchilles
Smith, Edward, Merchant Navy42Able SeamanAchilles
Vonkenberg, Jan Engelbert, Merchant Navy40Second Engineer OfficerAchilles
Wagenfeld, Marinus Willem, Merchant Navy32Third Engineer OfficerAchilles
Willis, Thomas W., Merchant Navy18Assistant CookAchilles
Woods, Albert E., RN22DEMS gunnerAchilles
Zeeman, Pieter, Merchant Navy39Able SeamanAchilles

30 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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