Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Norwegian steam tanker

Sarita under her former name Melania. Photo courtesy of State Library of New South Wales

This is a listing of people associated with this ship.
We also have a detailed page on the Norwegian steam tanker Sarita.

Aboard Sarita when hit on 14 Jul 1940

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NameAgeRankServed on
Donker, Ludvig W., Merchant NavyOilerSarita
Efraimsen, Sverre, Merchant NavySecond OfficerSarita
Eliasson, Gösta E., Merchant NavyDonkeymanSarita
Eriksen, Otto, Merchant NavyThird Engineer OfficerSarita
Foss, Fridthjof, Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanSarita
Franken, Abraham, Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanSarita
Grøm, Carsten, Merchant NavyMasterSarita
Henriksen, Habart E., Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanSarita
Johannesen, Erling, Merchant NavyChief OfficerSarita
Kelly, Rafael, Merchant NavyDeck BoySarita
Lillebø, Reinhardt, Merchant NavyThird OfficerSarita
Man, Adrianus de, Merchant NavySecond Engineer OfficerSarita
Martin, Johannes, Merchant NavyOilerSarita
Nilsen, John, Merchant NavyCarpenterSarita
Olsen, Ole Peder, Merchant Navy46StewardSarita, Octavian +
Pors, José Maria, Merchant NavyEngine BoySarita
Rhoda, Leon, Merchant NavyStokerSarita
Richardson, Joseph A., Merchant NavyPumpmanSarita
Richardson, Robert E., Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanSarita
Solem, Asbjørn, Merchant NavyCookSarita
Stanley, Jones, Merchant NavyStokerSarita
Tjøstolvsen, Kjell, Merchant NavyMess BoySarita
Tjøstolvsen, Kåre, Merchant NavyGalley BoySarita
Veelen, Thomas van, Merchant Navy44Boatswain (Bosun)Sarita
Wildfield, C., Merchant NavyEngine BoySarita
Wilson, Cyril, Merchant NavyDeck BoySarita
Wilson, Cyril A., Merchant NavyStokerSarita
Wroldsen, Samuel, Merchant NavyChief Engineer OfficerSarita
Øigaren, Olaf Olsen, Merchant NavyAble SeamanSarita

29 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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