Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Dutch steam merchant

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

Aboard Soesterberg when hit on 19 Oct 1940

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NameAgeRankServed on
Boon, Gijsbert, Merchant Navy39Able SeamanSoesterberg, Blitar
Boylan, J., Merchant NavyAble SeamanSoesterberg
Derlagen, Johannes, Merchant Navy29Able Seaman and Lamp TrimmerSoesterberg, Farmsum +
Eijk, Willy van, Merchant Navy25Cabin StewardSoesterberg +
Elst, Willem van, Merchant Navy58CookSoesterberg +
Hansen, Petrus Johannes, Merchant Navy36Chief OfficerSoesterberg
Jong, Dores de, Merchant Navy47MasterSoesterberg
Klootwijk, Hendrik, Merchant Navy37TrimmerSoesterberg
Leeuwen, Bastiaan van, Merchant Navy32FiremanSoesterberg
Meijer, Nicolaas, Merchant Navy41Chief Engineer OfficerSoesterberg +
Nagelkerken, Everhart Wilhelm, Merchant Navy25Able SeamanSoesterberg
Nunes, E.R., Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanSoesterberg
Ortt, Felix Dono, Merchant Navy33Second OfficerSoesterberg
Rab, Jan Lambert, Merchant Navy23Assistant EngineerSoesterberg
Raymond, B.A., Merchant NavyTrimmerSoesterberg +
Rieffe, Elisa Marius, Merchant Navy28Third Engineer OfficerSoesterberg +
Sikkens, Sikke Pieter, Merchant Navy20Mess Room StewardSoesterberg
Sprang, Iwan Gelaspi van, Merchant Navy23TrimmerSoesterberg
Trommel, Matheus, Merchant Navy25Assistant EngineerSoesterberg
Verbruggen, Augustinus Hendrikus Antonius, Merchant Navy45DonkeymanSoesterberg +
Verheij, Dirk Antonius, Merchant Navy22FiremanSoesterberg
Vijzelman, Jozef E., Merchant Navy24Third OfficerSoesterberg
Visbeen, Herman Adrianus, Merchant Navy33FiremanSoesterberg
White, R., Merchant NavyDeck BoySoesterberg
Willemen, Wilhelmus, Merchant Navy37Second Engineer OfficerSoesterberg

25 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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