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 Risanger.

Aboard Risanger when hit on 27 Dec 1940

You can click on any of the names for possible additional information

NameAgeRankServed on
NorwegianAhlstrøm, Jan, Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanRisanger
NorwegianAndersen, Bernhard, Merchant NavyStokerRisanger
NorwegianBakke, Nils O.H., Merchant Navy35Second OfficerRisanger, Eidanger
NorwegianBastiansen, Arild, Merchant NavyAble SeamanRisanger
BritishCronin, Michael, Merchant NavyJunior Ordinary SeamanRisanger
NorwegianEllingsen, Georg Petter, Merchant Navy41FiremanRisanger, Primero
NorwegianFalkanger, Ingvald, Merchant NavyChief Engineer OfficerRisanger
FinnishFredrikson, Runar, Merchant NavyStokerRisanger
NorwegianGotfredsen, Gunnar, Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanRisanger
NorwegianHaugsnes, Waldemar, Merchant NavyThird Engineer OfficerRisanger
NorwegianHeggen, Kåre, Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanRisanger
BritishHumble, William, Merchant NavyDeck BoyRisanger
BritishIngledew, Ronald, Merchant NavyMess Room BoyRisanger
BritishIredale, George, Merchant NavyGalley BoyRisanger
NorwegianJensen, Bernhoff, Merchant NavyBoatswain (Bosun)Risanger
NorwegianJohannesen, Adolf, Merchant NavyDonkeymanRisanger
NorwegianKnutsen, Henry, Merchant Navy33StewardRisanger, Innerøy +
NorwegianKristiansen, Agnar L., Merchant NavySecond Engineer OfficerRisanger
NorwegianLeinhardt, Thorbjørn, Merchant NavyAble SeamanRisanger
NorwegianLie, Sverre, Merchant NavyChief OfficerRisanger
NorwegianLund, Mass, Merchant NavyCookRisanger
NorwegianNilsen, Leif, Merchant NavyTrimmerRisanger
NorwegianNyland, Einar A., Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanRisanger
NorwegianNæss, David, Merchant NavyTrimmerRisanger
NorwegianOlsen, Godske, Merchant Navy42Able SeamanRisanger, Eidanger
NorwegianOlsen, Sverre Kure, Merchant NavyMasterRisanger
NorwegianRasmussen, Harry, Merchant NavyTrimmerRisanger
NorwegianSandøy, Knut, Merchant Navy26Third OfficerRisanger, Sydhav, Christian Michelsen +
NorwegianUgland, Yngvar, Merchant NavyCarpenterRisanger

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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