Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

Belgian Fighter

Belgian steam merchant



Belgian Fighter under her former name Ala

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

Aboard Belgian Fighter when hit on 9 Oct 1942

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NameAgeRankServed on
Austin, Douglas, DEMS gunnerBelgian Fighter
Bevel, Michel, Merchant NavyDEMS gunnerBelgian Fighter
Bovenistier, Arthur, Merchant NavyAble SeamanBelgian Fighter
Boydens, Maurice, Merchant NavyChief Engineer OfficerBelgian Fighter
Brock, Gustaaf, Merchant NavyFiremanBelgian Fighter
Buyck, Pierre, Merchant NavyChief OfficerKasongo, Belgian Fighter
Carney, Arthur, Merchant NavyAble SeamanBelgian Fighter
Cattell, Stanley, DEMS gunnerBelgian Fighter
Costermans, Achilles, Merchant NavyMasterBelgian Fighter
Croos, Louis, Merchant NavyDonkeymanBelgian Fighter
Davidson, James, Merchant NavyCabin BoyBelgian Fighter
De Cuyper, Kamiel, Merchant NavyThird Engineer OfficerBelgian Fighter
De Ruyter, Willem, Merchant NavySecond OfficerBelgian Fighter
De Zeeuw, Pieter, Merchant NavyAssistant EngineerBelgian Fighter
Delanghe, Kamiel, Merchant NavyFiremanBelgian Fighter +
Devogelaere, Théodore Jan Léo, Merchant Navy45Supernumerary Second OfficerBelgian Fighter
Dufresne, Jean, Merchant NavyDEMS gunnerBelgian Fighter
Eerebout, Désiré, Merchant NavyFiremanBelgian Fighter +
Gaskell, William, Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanBelgian Fighter
Heiderscheidt, René, Merchant NavySupernumerary Chief OfficerBelgian Fighter
Huys, Frans, Merchant NavyAble SeamanBelgian Fighter
Laurent, Frans, Merchant NavyFiremanBelgian Fighter +
Lauwereins, Petrus, Merchant NavyAble SeamanBelgian Fighter
Leyzen, Louis, Merchant NavyCarpenterBelgian Fighter
Lusine, Benoit, Merchant NavyAble SeamanBelgian Fighter
Maeckelberghe, Cyriel, Merchant NavyDonkeymanBelgian Fighter
Monzon, Feliciano, Merchant NavyChief CookBelgian Fighter
Moonens, Henri, Merchant NavyDEMS gunnerGand, Belgian Fighter
Nysen, Frans, Merchant NavyAble SeamanBelgian Fighter
Pylyser, Alfons, Merchant NavyAble SeamanBelgian Fighter
Simoens, Gustaaf, Merchant NavyDEMS gunnerBelgian Fighter
Timmermans, Jan, Merchant Navy22Second CookKasongo, Belgian Fighter
Tourlemain, Alfons, Merchant NavyAble SeamanBelgian Fighter
Van Achteren, André, Merchant NavyAssistant StewardBelgian Fighter
Van De Pas, Karel, Merchant NavyFourth Engineer OfficerBelgian Fighter
Van Der Meer, Edward, Merchant NavyStewardBelgian Fighter
Van Duysen, Jules, Merchant NavyAssistant StewardBelgian Fighter
Van Hooren, Benedikt, Merchant NavyFiremanBelgian Fighter
Van Houtte, Karel, Merchant NavyFiremanBelgian Fighter
Van Loo, Adolf, Merchant NavyThird OfficerBelgian Fighter
Van Rillaer, Gustaaf, Merchant NavyRadio OfficerBelgian Fighter
Van Steenkiste, Oscar, Merchant NavyDonkeymanBelgian Fighter +
Verkempinck, Eugene Oscar Ludovicus, Merchant Navy47Second Engineer OfficerBelgian Fighter +
Wallaeys, Maurice, Merchant NavyAble SeamanBelgian Fighter
Wanders, Albert, Merchant NavyBoatswain (Bosun)Gandia, Belgian Fighter
Wautier, Richard, Merchant NavyCadetBelgian Fighter
Ydens, Eugeen, Merchant NavyFiremanBelgian Fighter
Young, John, Merchant NavyGalley BoyBelgian Fighter

48 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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