Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

Oregon Express

Norwegian motor merchant



Photo from City of Vancouver Archives, CVA 447-2529

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

Aboard Oregon Express when hit on 23 Sep 1943

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NameAgeRankServed on
Amundsen, Haakon, Merchant NavyOilerOregon Express
Andersen, Hans, Merchant NavyMechanicOregon Express +
Beyer, Asta Josephine, Merchant NavySaloon GirlOregon Express +
Bull, William James, Merchant NavyMess Room BoyOregon Express
Dahle, Rolf, Merchant NavyAssistantOregon Express
Danielsen, Jakob L., Merchant NavyThird Engineer OfficerOregon Express +
Egge, Arne, Merchant NavyAble SeamanOregon Express
Eriksen, Ole, Merchant NavyRefrigerator Engineer OfficerOregon Express
Hansen, Olaf, Merchant NavySaloon BoyOregon Express
Hanssen, Haakon Eidbo, Merchant NavyChief OfficerOregon Express
Helvik, Sverre Emil, Merchant Navy29Able SeamanOlaf Fostenes, Oregon Express
Highfield, Henry, Merchant NavyCrew memberOregon Express
Jensen, Arthur B., Merchant NavyMechanicOregon Express
Johannesen, Georg Johan, Merchant Navy49Chief Engineer OfficerOregon Express +
Johansen, Hallgeir, Merchant NavyAble SeamanOregon Express
Jørgensen, Peder, Merchant NavyThird OfficerOregon Express
Kalleberg, Hans Thorbjørn, Merchant NavyAble SeamanOregon Express +
Karlsen, Hans, Merchant NavyAble SeamanOregon Express
Kipperberg, Oskar Henry, Merchant Navy26Able SeamanNyholt, Oregon Express +
Klausen, Karl Kristen, Merchant NavyAble Seaman/GunnerOregon Express
Klevstuhl, Ragnvald, Merchant NavyAssistantOregon Express
Knutsen, Rasmus Sivert, Merchant NavyRadio OperatorOregon Express +
Ljøstad, Olav, Merchant NavyMechanicOregon Express
Log, Finn, Merchant Navy22MechanicBennestvet, Oregon Express
Lorentzen, Ludvik, Merchant NavyStewardOregon Express
Lund, Eiler, Merchant NavyCarpenterOregon Express
Lunde, Birger, Merchant Navy29Second OfficerTaranger, Blink, Oregon Express
Mikkelssen, Finn, Merchant NavyAble Seaman/GunnerOregon Express +
Milvartsen, Nils, Merchant NavyAble SeamanOregon Express
Nilsen, Olav, Merchant Navy19Ordinary Seaman/GunnerOregon Express
Opdahl, Sigurd, Merchant NavyElectricianOregon Express
Paulsen, Per Sverre, Merchant NavyAble Seaman/GunnerOregon Express
Polson, Peter, Merchant NavyMess Room BoyOregon Express
Rasmussen, Bjørn, Merchant NavyAble SeamanOregon Express
Renton, Rangvald, Merchant NavyBoatswain (Bosun)Oregon Express
Swain, Edward Rayner, Merchant Navy18Mess Room BoyOregon Express
Tepstad, Thor, Merchant NavyMechanicOregon Express
Thorsen, Ivar, Merchant NavyGalley BoyOregon Express
Thorvaldsen, Ole, Merchant NavyCookOregon Express
Thorvik, Ole, Merchant NavyAble SeamanOregon Express
Turner, George A., Merchant NavySecond Radio OperatorOregon Express
Vestereng, Isak, Merchant NavyOilerOregon Express
Walsig, Ragnar M., Merchant NavyMasterOregon Express
Wilhelmsen, Leif B., Merchant NavyAble SeamanOregon Express
Ødegaard, Peder Kristian, Merchant NavySecond Engineer OfficerOregon Express

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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