Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Norwegian steam merchant

Photo Courtesy of Library of Contemporary History, Stuttgart

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

Aboard Simla when hit on 22 Sep 1940

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NameAgeRankServed on
NorwegianAmundsen, Harald Brøndsted, Merchant Navy34StewardSimla, Finnanger +
NorwegianAndresen, Wilhelm Antonius, Merchant Navy51Chief Engineer OfficerSimla
NorwegianBerg, Leif, Merchant NavyOilerSimla
NorwegianBernhoft, Torgrim, Merchant NavyAble SeamanSimla
NorwegianBlom, Jens Gunvald, Merchant Navy32Third OfficerSimla
NorwegianDidriksen, Sten Ansgar, Merchant Navy20Able SeamanSimla
NorwegianEvant, Harris, Merchant Navy32Second OfficerSimla +
NorwegianFoyn, Samuel P., Merchant NavyStokerSimla
DanishFrese, Ekon, Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanSimla
NorwegianGjertsen, Ralph, Merchant NavyAble SeamanSimla
NorwegianGuldbrandsen, Arvid, Merchant NavyDeck BoySimla
NorwegianHenriksen, Hans Wagn, Royal Norwegian Navy36Chief OfficerSimla, HNoMS Bath (I 17) +
NorwegianHoch-Nilsen, Arne, Merchant NavyJunior Ordinary SeamanSimla
DanishHonom, Jens, Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanSimla
NorwegianHøy, Helge, Merchant Navy24Radio OperatorSimla
NorwegianJohansen, Inge, Merchant Navy19DonkeymanSimla
NorwegianJohansen, Trygve, Merchant NavySecond Engineer OfficerSimla
NorwegianKarlsen, Marinius Kristian, Merchant NavyCookSimla +
NorwegianKieding, Jørgen Henrik, Merchant Navy22Able SeamanSimla, Inger, L.A. Christensen, Viva
NorwegianKrogh, Hans-August F. von, Merchant Navy46MasterSimla +
DanishLarsen, Søren, Merchant NavyOilerSimla
DanishLarsen, Willy Helmer, Merchant Navy19Able SeamanSimla +
NorwegianLindhjem, Peder, Merchant NavyOilerSimla
NorwegianMartinsen, Einar Rød, Merchant NavyThird Engineer OfficerSimla
NorwegianMartinsen, John, Merchant NavyStokerSimla
DanishMathiesen, Mathias, Merchant NavyCarpenterSimla
NorwegianPettersen, Karl Johan, Merchant Navy32DonkeymanSimla, Innerøy +
NorwegianSkau, Willy, Merchant Navy22Ordinary SeamanSimla
NorwegianStensrud, Ove, Merchant NavyBoatswain (Bosun)Simla
NorwegianStenvåg, Arvid Karnuf, Merchant NavyStokerSimla +
NorwegianStøa, Kåre, Merchant NavyGalley BoySimla

31 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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