Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Swedish motor merchant

Photo courtesy of Krister Bång

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

Aboard Vaalaren when hit on 5 Apr 1943

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NameAgeRankServed on
Abrahamsson, Knut Valter, Merchant Navy25MechanicVaalaren +
Andersson, Bengt Gustav Erland, Merchant Navy35Able SeamanVaalaren +
Andersson, Folke Halvar, Merchant Navy33Able SeamanVaalaren +
Aronsson, Johan Emil, Merchant Navy47MechanicVaalaren +
Bengtsson, Bertil Sture Hjalmar, Merchant Navy27Second CookVaalaren +
Carlsson, Axel Birger, Merchant Navy55First Assistant EngineerVaalaren +
Cedermark, Åke Olof, Merchant Navy26StewardVaalaren +
Dubois-Kohne, Evelyn, Civilian22PassengerVaalaren +
Engström, Alf Jakob, Merchant Navy33Boatswain (Bosun)Vaalaren +
Ericson, Harald, Merchant Navy49Second OfficerTolken, Vaalaren +
Falk, Fridolf Henry, Merchant Navy40WaiterVaalaren +
Guimaraes, Dorothy M.B., Civilian40PassengerVaalaren +
Hermanson, Brita Margareta, Merchant Navy26WaitressVaalaren +
Ingerman, Erik Bertil, Merchant Navy37Able SeamanVaalaren +
Jennings, Marcelina, Civilian26PassengerVaalaren +
Jensen, Knud Aage Just, Merchant Navy24MechanicVaalaren +
Johansson, Karl Sture Emanuel, Merchant Navy35MechanicVaalaren +
Johansson, Sixten Alexander, Merchant Navy50Radio OperatorNyland, Vaalaren +
Johnsson, Sven Oskar, Merchant Navy45ElectricianVaalaren +
Jonsson, Karl Ragnar, Merchant NavyWaiterVaalaren +
Jönsson, Ernst Sigfrid, Merchant Navy55Chief Engineer OfficerVaalaren +
Karlsson, Karl Lennart, Merchant Navy25MechanicVaalaren +
Kelly, George Frederick, Merchant Navy24WaiterVaalaren +
Kullenstein, Helmer Filip, Merchant Navy25Ordinary SeamanVaalaren +
Larsen, Birger, Merchant Navy32Radio OperatorPenelope, Vaalaren +
Larsson, Ivar Erik, Merchant Navy37Able SeamanVaalaren +
Mare, Patricia A., Civilian17PassengerVaalaren +
Møller, H.W., Merchant Navy20Ordinary SeamanVaalaren +
Nilsson, Lennart, Merchant Navy21MechanicVaalaren +
Nilsson, Nils Einar, Merchant Navy42Second Assistant EngineerVaalaren +
Nordin, Ralph William, Merchant Navy53MasterAnten, Vaalaren +
Nylén, Hugo Gilbert, Merchant Navy22Able SeamanVaalaren +
O'Hea, Dr. Matthew A., Civilian23PassengerVaalaren +
Olofsson, Gösta Elof, Merchant Navy23MechanicVaalaren +
Petersen, Erland Magnus, Merchant Navy27Chief CookVaalaren +
Petruson, Evon Ruden, Merchant Navy21Ordinary SeamanVaalaren +
Pettersson, Agne Gerhard, Merchant Navy30Third Assistant EngineerAnten, Vaalaren +
Sjölund, Gösta Sigfrid, Merchant Navy36Able SeamanVaalaren +
Smeaton, Margaret Jean, Civilian28PassengerVaalaren +
Svahn, Sten Gustav, Merchant Navy28Ordinary SeamanVaalaren +
Svensson, Bror Manne Julius, Merchant Navy35MechanicVaalaren +
Tristram, Christopher Guy, Civilian17PassengerVaalaren +
Von Behr, Aga William, Merchant NavyThird OfficerVaalaren +
Wiklund, Bengt Halvard, Merchant Navy40MechanicVaalaren +
Öbo, Gösta, Merchant Navy36Chief OfficerVaalaren +

45 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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