Ships hit by U-boats

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Poelau Roebiah

Dutch motor merchant

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

Aboard Poelau Roebiah when hit on 7 Jul 1943

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NameAgeRankServed on
Asan, , Merchant NavySteward Poelau Roebiah
Awan, , Merchant NavyFourth Officer Poelau Roebiah
Boer, Jan, Merchant Navy28Second Officer Poelau Roebiah
Boll, Pieter, Merchant Navy47Greaser Poelau Roebiah
Bonomo, Frank, USNR23Seaman First Class Poelau Roebiah
Bos, Jan, Merchant Navy40Able Seaman Poelau Roebiah
Boucher, Archie Andrew, USN18Seaman First Class Poelau Roebiah
Brauer, Alfred Richard, USNRSeaman First Class Poelau Roebiah
Brokell, Leon Cleveland, USNR28Gunner’s Mate Third Class Poelau Roebiah
Buffone, Oswald, USNR21Seaman First Class Poelau Roebiah
Buteau, John J., USNR23Seaman First Class Poelau Roebiah
Buttedahl, Erling Ingolf, USNR28Seaman First Class Poelau Roebiah
Cady, George S., USNRSeaman First Class Poelau Roebiah
Campbell, Th., USNRSeaman First Class Poelau Roebiah
Capite, Lawrence M., USNR23Seaman First Class Poelau Roebiah
Carter, Sidney A., USNRSeaman First Class Poelau Roebiah
Caruso, Armond John, USNR28Seaman First Class Poelau Roebiah
Cornet, Johannes, Merchant Navy37Steward Tajandoen, Poelau Roebiah
Dekker, Robert Johan, Merchant Navy27Fourth Officer Tajandoen, Poelau Roebiah
Denecke, Oswald, Merchant Navy20Assistant Fitter Poelau Roebiah
Geijsen, Gerardus Antonius Marie, Merchant Navy44Quartermaster Poelau Roebiah +
Gilst, Robert van, Merchant Navy19Ordinary Seaman Poelau Roebiah
Hartshone, Harmon T., USNRSeaman Second Class Poelau Roebiah
Hassing, Eduard, Merchant Navy46Quartermaster Poelau Roebiah
Hollis, , USNSignalman Poelau Roebiah
Hoogendijk, Johannes Hendrikus, Merchant Navy53Master Poelau Roebiah
Jeltema, Willem Auke, Merchant Navy39Able Seaman Poelau Roebiah
Kannegieter, Hans, Merchant Navy20Able Seaman Poelau Roebiah
Kemis, , Merchant NavyOrdinary Seaman Poelau Roebiah
Knoester, Abraham, Merchant Navy41Boatswain’s Mate Poelau Roebiah
Koster, Bastiaan, Merchant Navy47Quartermaster Poelau Roebiah
Krop, Johannes Martines, Merchant Navy50Able Seaman Poelau Roebiah
Lap, Dirk Jacob, Merchant Navy44Chief Officer Poelau Roebiah
Linting, Johannes Willem, Merchant Navy45Chief Engineer Officer Moena, Poelau Roebiah
Muha, Alexander John, USNR19Seaman First Class Poelau Roebiah
Niesing, Evert, Merchant Navy30Greaser Poelau Roebiah
Oever, Paulus Johannes van den, Merchant Navy22Able Seaman Poelau Roebiah +
Piodela, Francis Bernard, USNR37Coxswain Poelau Roebiah
Post, Johannes A., Merchant Navy27Chief Cook Poelau Roebiah
Reveley, David Robertson, USNR37Lieutenant (junior grade) Poelau Roebiah
Ruyters, F.J., Merchant NavyAble Seaman Poelau Roebiah
Schenk, A.L., Merchant Navy24Fifth Engineer Officer Poelau Roebiah
Snel, Albertus Adrianus, Merchant Navy43Radio Operator Poelau Roebiah
Stevans, J., Merchant NavyThird Officer Poelau Roebiah
Vrij, Gerrit, Merchant NavyStorekeeper Poelau Roebiah
Zitter, Charles, USNR22Seaman First Class Poelau Roebiah

46 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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