Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Dutch steam merchant

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

Aboard Tjileboet when hit on 29 Nov 1942

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NameAgeRankServed on
DutchBeveren, Arend van, Royal Dutch Army26GunnerTjileboet +
DutchBijl, Hans, Merchant Navy37Second Engineer OfficerTjileboet +
DutchBlock, Cornelis, Merchant Navy32Radio OperatorZuiderkerk, Tjileboet +
DutchBoer, Geert Willem Gerhardus de, Merchant Navy23Fourth OfficerTjileboet +
DutchBoer, Jacob de, Merchant Navy42FiremanTjileboet +
DutchBuuren, Klaas van, Merchant Navy34Boatswain (Bosun)Tjileboet +
BritishCain, James, Merchant Navy18StewardTjileboet +
BritishChapman, Joseph Benjamin, Merchant Navy18CookTjileboet +
DutchCommijs, Jan Cornelis, Merchant Navy32Able SeamanTjileboet +
DutchCornelisse, Frederikus, Merchant Navy22Able SeamanArundo, Tjileboet +
DutchDaal, Johannes van den, Merchant Navy21FiremanTjileboet +
DutchDekker, Gerhardus Franciscus, Royal Dutch Army33GunnerTjileboet +
DutchDroppert, Arie, Merchant Navy26StewardJagersfontein, Tjileboet +
DutchDulken, Gerrit Jan van, Royal Dutch Army29GunnerTjileboet +
DutchDumoulin, Antonius Gerardus, Merchant Navy30StewardTjileboet +
DutchGestel, Woutherus Antonius Maria van, Merchant Navy22FiremanTjileboet +
DutchGielbert, Arend, Merchant Navy33Able SeamanTjileboet +
BritishGoldman, Simon, Merchant Navy17ApprenticeTjileboet +
DutchGravenmaker, Antoon Johannes, Merchant Navy38Radio OperatorTjileboet +
DutchHali, Hendrik Gerardus, Merchant Navy26StewardTjileboet +
BritishHarrison, Cyril Thomas, Merchant Navy16Deck BoyTjileboet +
DutchHeijkoop, Jan, Merchant Navy56GreaserTjileboet +
DutchHeijwegen, Teunis, Merchant Navy44LocksmithTjileboet +
DutchHof, Bastiaan Adrianus van ’t, Merchant Navy42CarpenterTjileboet +
DutchHoff, Jan van ’t, Merchant Navy39Chief OfficerTjileboet +
DutchHopman, Dirk, Merchant Navy42Chief Engineer OfficerTjileboet +
BritishJenkins, Donald, Merchant Navy18Able SeamanTjileboet +
ChineseKam Dai, , Merchant Navy39QuartermasterTjileboet +
DutchKnoester, Dirk, Merchant Navy21Able SeamanTjileboet +
DutchKoop, Sijbe, Merchant Navy25StewardTjileboet +
DutchKoorn, Dirk, Merchant Navy32Third OfficerTjileboet +
DutchKroese, Johannes Wilhelmus, Merchant Navy39MasterTjileboet +
ChineseLaw Kai, , Merchant Navy58LaundrymanTjileboet +
ChineseLi So, , Merchant Navy47QuartermasterTjileboet +
ChineseLo Hoi, , Merchant Navy39Second StewardTjileboet +
DutchMinnen, Hendrik van, Merchant Navy49Able SeamanArundo, Tjileboet +
DutchNeeskens, Theodorus, Merchant Navy21TrimmerTjileboet +
DutchNuman, Gijsbertus Atze, Merchant Navy28StewardTjileboet +
DutchOosthoek, Nicolaas, Merchant Navy20Able SeamanTjileboet +
DutchPoll, Cornelis van de, Merchant Navy20Fifth Engineer OfficerPolyphemus, Tjileboet +
DutchPraag, Jacques van, Merchant Navy40Chief StewardTjileboet +
DutchRoodsant, Adrianus, Merchant Navy47FiremanTjileboet +
BritishSandall, Gilbert Douglas, Merchant Navy17Galley BoyTjileboet +
BritishSavill, Dennis James, Merchant Navy16CadetTjileboet +
DutchSchmitz, Chirstianus Johannes, Merchant Navy23Second CookTjileboet +
DutchSpaans, Leendert, Merchant Navy39Able SeamanTjileboet +
DutchSpeelman, Hendrik, Royal Dutch Army20GunnerTjileboet +
AustralianStrong, Gregory Geddes, Merchant Navy17Deck BoyTjileboet +
DutchTimmermans, Johannes Adrianus Christianus, Royal Dutch Army38GunnerTjileboet +
BritishTregarthen, Joseph A., Merchant Navy32Able SeamanTjileboet +
DutchTuinenburg, Krijn, Merchant Navy41Boatswain (Bosun)Tjileboet +
DutchVaal, Jacob de, Merchant Navy26GunnerTjileboet +
DutchVeer, Johannes Gerrit Dingenus van ’t, Merchant Navy32Second OfficerTjileboet +
DutchVeninga, Hendrik, Merchant Navy45GreaserTjileboet +
DutchVis, Karel Gustaaf van der, Royal Dutch Army26GunnerTjileboet +
DutchWant, Marinus Johannes van der, Merchant Navy44Chief CookJagersfontein, Tjileboet +
DutchWikkeling, Johan Ludwig Daniel, Merchant Navy21FiremanTjileboet +
DutchWillemse, Louis Jan, Merchant Navy28Third Engineer OfficerTjileboet +
BritishWright, William Alfred, Merchant Navy16BoyTjileboet +
DutchZwiggelaar, Bernard, Merchant Navy27Fourth Engineer OfficerTjileboet +

60 persons found.

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