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

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

NameAgeRankServed on
SwedishAbrahamsson, Knut Valter, Merchant Navy25MechanicVaalaren +
SwedishAndersson, Bengt Gustav Erland, Merchant Navy35Able SeamanVaalaren +
SwedishAndersson, Folke Halvar, Merchant Navy33Able SeamanVaalaren +
SwedishAronsson, Johan Emil, Merchant Navy47MechanicVaalaren +
SwedishBengtsson, Bertil Sture Hjalmar, Merchant Navy27Second CookVaalaren +
SwedishCarlsson, Axel Birger, Merchant Navy55First Assistant EngineerVaalaren +
SwedishCedermark, Åke Olof, Merchant Navy26StewardVaalaren +
BritishDubois-Kohne, Evelyn, Civilian22PassengerVaalaren +
SwedishEngström, Alf Jakob, Merchant Navy33Boatswain (Bosun)Vaalaren +
SwedishEricson, Harald, Merchant Navy49Second OfficerTolken, Vaalaren +
SwedishFalk, Fridolf Henry, Merchant Navy40WaiterVaalaren +
BritishGuimaraes, Dorothy M.B., Civilian40PassengerVaalaren +
SwedishHermanson, Brita Margareta, Merchant Navy26WaitressVaalaren +
SwedishIngerman, Erik Bertil, Merchant Navy37Able SeamanVaalaren +
BritishJennings, Marcelina, Civilian26PassengerVaalaren +
DanishJensen, Knud Aage Just, Merchant Navy24MechanicVaalaren +
SwedishJohansson, Karl Sture Emanuel, Merchant Navy35MechanicVaalaren +
SwedishJohansson, Sixten Alexander, Merchant Navy50Radio OperatorNyland, Vaalaren +
SwedishJohnsson, Sven Oskar, Merchant Navy45ElectricianVaalaren +
SwedishJonsson, Karl Ragnar, Merchant NavyWaiterVaalaren +
SwedishJönsson, Ernst Sigfrid, Merchant Navy55Chief Engineer OfficerVaalaren +
SwedishKarlsson, Karl Lennart, Merchant Navy25MechanicVaalaren +
BritishKelly, George Frederick, Merchant Navy24WaiterVaalaren +
SwedishKullenstein, Helmer Filip, Merchant Navy25Ordinary SeamanVaalaren +
NorwegianLarsen, Birger, Merchant Navy32Radio OperatorPenelope, Vaalaren +
SwedishLarsson, Ivar Erik, Merchant Navy37Able SeamanVaalaren +
BritishMare, Patricia A., Civilian17PassengerVaalaren +
DanishMøller, H.W., Merchant Navy20Ordinary SeamanVaalaren +
SwedishNilsson, Lennart, Merchant Navy21MechanicVaalaren +
SwedishNilsson, Nils Einar, Merchant Navy42Second Assistant EngineerVaalaren +
SwedishNordin, Ralph William, Merchant Navy53MasterAnten, Vaalaren +
SwedishNylén, Hugo Gilbert, Merchant Navy22Able SeamanVaalaren +
BritishO'Hea, Dr. Matthew A., Civilian23PassengerVaalaren +
SwedishOlofsson, Gösta Elof, Merchant Navy23MechanicVaalaren +
DanishPetersen, Erland Magnus, Merchant Navy27Chief CookVaalaren +
SwedishPetruson, Evon Ruden, Merchant Navy21Ordinary SeamanVaalaren +
SwedishPettersson, Agne Gerhard, Merchant Navy30Third Assistant EngineerAnten, Vaalaren +
SwedishSjölund, Gösta Sigfrid, Merchant Navy36Able SeamanVaalaren +
CanadianSmeaton, Margaret Jean, Civilian28PassengerVaalaren +
SwedishSvahn, Sten Gustav, Merchant Navy28Ordinary SeamanVaalaren +
SwedishSvensson, Bror Manne Julius, Merchant Navy35MechanicVaalaren +
BritishTristram, Christopher Guy, Civilian17PassengerVaalaren +
AmericanVon Behr, Aga William, Merchant NavyThird OfficerVaalaren +
SwedishWiklund, Bengt Halvard, Merchant Navy40MechanicVaalaren +
SwedishÖbo, 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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