Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Danish steam merchant

Photo courtesy of Danish Maritime Museum, Elsinore

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

Aboard Vidar when hit on 31 Jan 1940

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

NameAgeRankServed on
DanishAalkjær, John, Merchant Navy16Assistant StewardVidar +
DanishAndersen, Niels Hugo, Merchant Navy20DonkeymanVidar +
DanishBaad, Charles Petersen, Merchant Navy45Radio OperatorVidar +
DanishBoel, Henry Leonard, Merchant Navy32Able SeamanVidar +
DanishFischer, Hans Nielsen, Merchant Navy60MasterVidar +
DanishJensen, Anders Johannes Buchter, Merchant Navy17Junior Ordinary SeamanVidar +
DanishJønsson, Hans, Merchant Navy27Ordinary SeamanVidar +
DanishKyllesbech, Willy Henry Christian, Merchant Navy36Second Engineer OfficerVidar +
DanishLarsen, Carl Johan Mathias, Merchant Navy59StewardVidar +
DanishMadsen, Karl Wilhelm Kirketerp, Merchant Navy33FiremanVidar +
DanishMeinertz, Rudolf Christian, Merchant Navy32FiremanVidar +
DanishNielsen, Morten, Merchant Navy35Chief OfficerVidar +
DanishPallesen, Herman Gustav, Merchant Navy51Chief Engineer OfficerVidar +
DanishPedersen, Ejler, Merchant Navy37Third Engineer OfficerVidar +
DanishTrab, Johannes Christensen, Merchant Navy34Able SeamanVidar +

15 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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