Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Norwegian motor merchant

Photo courtesy of Norsk Maritimt Museum

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

Aboard Tortugas when hit on 18 Nov 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
NorwegianAllum, Johan Maurits Mathiassen, Merchant Navy52Able SeamanTortugas
NorwegianAmbrosiussen, Trygve William, Merchant Navy20MechanicTortugas, B.P. Newton +
BritishBuzzeo, James R.A., Merchant Navy18Mess Room BoyTortugas
BritishCarr, James, Merchant Navy20Saloon BoyTortugas
BritishCave, Edward Ernest, RN22DEMS gunnerTortugas
BritishClay, Harold, Merchant NavyRadio OperatorTortugas
NorwegianEik, Ingebreth, Merchant Navy29Able SeamanTortugas
NorwegianEliassen, Birger Charlie, Merchant Navy46ElectricianTortugas
NorwegianEliassen, Edgar Hugo, Merchant Navy25Third Engineer OfficerTortugas
NorwegianEndresen, Olaug Ingeborg, Merchant Navy44StewardessTortugas
NorwegianEndresen, Rolf, Merchant Navy46MasterTortugas
NorwegianFlathaug, Arne Christian Friis Olsen, Merchant Navy24Assistant EngineerTortugas
NorwegianGrimholt, Olav, Merchant Navy47CarpenterTortugas
NorwegianHansen, Agnar, Merchant Navy34Chief OfficerTortugas
NorwegianHansen, Håkon Anbjørn, Merchant Navy20Able SeamanGunny, Tortugas
NorwegianIvarsen, Ivar, Merchant NavyAble SeamanTortugas
NorwegianJensen, Trygve, Merchant Navy45Chief Engineer OfficerTortugas
NorwegianJohannessen, Charles, Merchant Navy39MechanicTortugas
NorwegianJohannessen, Eivind Olaf, Merchant Navy34StewardTortugas
NorwegianKarlsen, Jacob Eliot, Merchant Navy29Ordinary SeamanTortugas
NorwegianKristensen, Knut Angel, Merchant Navy19Able Seaman/GunnerTortugas, Ingria
NorwegianLarsen, Aksel Lorentz, Merchant Navy47MechanicTortugas
BritishLeak, , RNDEMS gunnerTortugas
NorwegianLien, Henry Øyvind Arnold, Merchant Navy36Second OfficerTortugas
NorwegianMoe, Kaare, Merchant NavyAble SeamanTortugas
NorwegianMonsen, Hans Johan, Merchant Navy21Able Seaman/GunnerTortugas
NorwegianMyklebust, Tormod Klebo, Merchant Navy27Ordinary SeamanTortugas
NorwegianNilsen, Nils Olai, Merchant Navy27Able SeamanTortugas, Daghild
NorwegianNæss, Ole Johan, Merchant Navy46Boatswain (Bosun)Tortugas
NorwegianOlsen, Ole Meyer, Merchant Navy40Second Engineer OfficerTortugas
NorwegianPettersen, Sverre, Merchant Navy25CookTortugas
BritishSaunders, Edwin William Charles, RN26DEMS gunnerTortugas
NorwegianSæthre, Kjell Sverre, Merchant Navy20Able SeamanTortugas, Fenris
NorwegianThomassen, Einar, Merchant Navy24Third OfficerTortugas
NorwegianThoresen, Thorbjørn, Merchant Navy21Ordinary SeamanTortugas, Daghild
NorwegianThorkildsen, Anders, Merchant Navy50OilerTortugas
NorwegianTillgren, Rudolf, Merchant Navy27MechanicTortugas, Daghild
NorwegianVeili, Willy, Merchant Navy21MechanicTortugas

38 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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