Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Norwegian motor merchant

Photo courtesy of Museum Nord, Melbu

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

Aboard Besholt when hit on 2 Dec 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
AmericanBacker, Jerry, CivilianPassengerBesholt
FinnishBlomquist, August, Merchant Navy33CookBesholt
SwedishBrandin, Evert Walter, Merchant Navy26MechanicBesholt
AmericanBurke, Richard, CivilianPassengerBesholt
NorwegianDalsøren, Per, Merchant Navy30Third Engineer OfficerBesholt +
NorwegianDisch, Heinrich Anton, Merchant Navy50StewardEquipoise, Besholt +
SwedishFinnborg, Nils Åke, Merchant Navy19Able SeamanBesholt
NorwegianHansen, Christopher Nagell Fæster, Merchant Navy23Third OfficerBesholt +
NorwegianHansen, Otto Henry, Merchant Navy35Second Engineer OfficerBayard, Besholt
AmericanIbison, Ben, USNRPassenger (Seaman First Class)Besholt +
NorwegianJohannesen, Peder Johan, Merchant Navy36GunnerBris, Besholt
NorwegianJohannessen, Willy Gilbert, Merchant Navy22MechanicBesholt
NorwegianJohansen, Nils Anton, Merchant Navy48ElectricianBayard, Besholt +
NorwegianKarlsen, Birger Olav, Merchant Navy33Able SeamanBesholt +
EstonianKivi, Edvard, Merchant Navy22Able SeamanBesholt +
SwedishKjellberg, Hilding, Merchant Navy32MechanicBesholt +
NorwegianKnutsen, Knut Noralf, Merchant Navy21Able SeamanBesholt
NorwegianKristiansen, Reidar, Merchant Navy28Saloon BoyBesholt
NorwegianKrokåsvåg, Birger Olai Olsen, Merchant Navy21MechanicSvenør, Besholt
NorwegianKålstad, Birger Helge, Merchant Navy19Able Seaman/GunnerSouth Africa, Besholt
NorwegianLandmark, Rolf, Merchant Navy31Chief OfficerBesholt +
NorwegianLangefoss, Leif, Merchant Navy44MasterBesholt +
NorwegianLarsen, Malfred Bendik, Merchant Navy24Galley BoyMoldanger, Besholt
NorwegianLethonen, Svein Emanuel, Merchant Navy23Assistant EngineerBesholt +
NorwegianLindkvist, Oskar Erik, Merchant Navy23Able SeamanBesholt
AmericanMcIntyre, George, CivilianPassengerBesholt
AmericanMiller, Lloyd J., CivilianPassengerBesholt
NorwegianMortensen, Arne Mikal, Merchant Navy37MechanicBesholt
AmericanNelson, Marion, CivilianPassengerBesholt +
SwedishOlsson, John Bertil, Merchant Navy20Able SeamanBesholt
NorwegianPedersen, Per, Merchant Navy20Able SeamanBesholt
EstonianReinthal, Friedrich, Merchant Navy20OilerBesholt
NorwegianRøed, Harald Hans, Merchant Navy27MechanicBesholt +
NorwegianSahlèn, Ragnar, Merchant Navy19MechanicBesholt
NorwegianSamuelsen, Finn, Merchant Navy20Able SeamanBesholt
NorwegianSchie, Waldemar, Merchant Navy57Chief Engineer OfficerBesholt
CanadianStone, James Robert Donald, Merchant Navy22Radio OperatorBesholt +
NorwegianStorås, Lars, Merchant Navy29Second OfficerTorny, Besholt
NorwegianWilhelmsen, Johan Asbjørn, Merchant Navy29Boatswain (Bosun)Besholt
AmericanYocoum, Johnny, CivilianPassengerBesholt
NorwegianYttervik, Arvid, Merchant NavyCarpenterBesholt
SwedishØhrling, Rolf, Merchant Navy22Able SeamanBesholt

42 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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