Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Dutch steam merchant

Photo courtesy of Allan C. Green Collection

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

Aboard Grootekerk when hit on 24 Feb 1941

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

NameAgeRankServed on
Ah Soo, , Merchant NavyCookGrootekerk +
Beckley, T., CivilianPassengerGrootekerk +
Bijkerk, Roelof, Merchant Navy42Second OfficerGrootekerk +
Boesberg, Paulus Cornelis, Merchant Navy20Assistant EngineerGrootekerk +
Brown, F.R., CivilianPassengerGrootekerk +
Burger, Jacob Hendricus, Merchant Navy19Fourth OfficerGrootekerk +
Burr, F.W.M., Civilian57PassengerGrootekerk +
Chan Ah Kwo, , Merchant NavyQuartermasterGrootekerk +
Chay Yan Kooi, , Merchant NavyStorekeeperGrootekerk +
Chen Ta Fu, , Merchant NavyBoyGrootekerk +
Chin Wen, , Merchant NavyCookGrootekerk +
Chung Ah Keng, , Merchant NavyQuartermasterGrootekerk +
Chwee Peck, , Merchant NavyStorekeeperGrootekerk +
Cockerell, S.H.G., CivilianPassengerGrootekerk +
Dijk, Hendrik Cornelis van, Merchant Navy36Second Engineer OfficerGrootekerk +
Engelbrecht, Johannes Cornelis, Merchant Navy31Able Seaman/GunnerGrootekerk +
Hang Ah Wan, , Merchant NavyBoyGrootekerk +
Hendricks, Richard Alphonse Marie, Merchant Navy44Chief StewardGrootekerk +
Ho Chay, , Merchant NavyFiremanGrootekerk +
Ho Khoon Yeen, , Merchant NavyBoyGrootekerk +
Ho Kow, , Merchant NavyFiremanGrootekerk +
Hoogeveen, Pieter, Merchant Navy26Able Seaman/GunnerGrootekerk +
Hurrell, F.J., CivilianPassengerGrootekerk +
Irvine, R., CivilianPassengerGrootekerk +
Jeff, R.H.A., Civilian61PassengerGrootekerk +
King Ah Shu, , Merchant NavyQuartermasterGrootekerk +
Koert, Cornelis Wilhelmus, Merchant Navy30Radio OperatorGrootekerk +
Kok, Pons de, Merchant Navy21Assistant EngineerGrootekerk +
Koning, George Louis André, Merchant Navy46Chief Engineer OfficerGrootekerk +
Kuiken, Markus Thijs, Merchant Navy24Assistant EngineerGrootekerk +
Kurvers, Theodorus Arnoldus, Merchant Navy24Third OfficerGrootekerk +
Lang Ling, , Merchant NavyFiremanGrootekerk +
Lee Poh, , Merchant NavyFiremanGrootekerk +
Lee Yong Seng, , Merchant NavyAble SeamanGrootekerk +
Ling Ah Tay, , Merchant NavyBoatswain (Bosun)Grootekerk +
MacDonald, Edward Robert Lee, RNVR23Passenger (Electrical Sub-Lieutenant)Grootekerk +
Mayhew, H.J., CivilianPassengerGrootekerk +
Mew Cheng Kwi, , Merchant NavyBoyGrootekerk +
Net, Willem Johannes, Merchant Navy31Third Engineer OfficerGrootekerk +
Nottingham, J.A., CivilianPassengerGrootekerk +
Oang Heng, , Merchant NavyFiremanGrootekerk +
Pang Ah Book, , Merchant NavyAble SeamanGrootekerk +
Putte, Willem van der, Merchant Navy42Chief OfficerGrootekerk +
Seale, Enid Gardner, Civilian40PassengerGrootekerk +
Seale, Frederick Percival Dreweatt, Civilian48PassengerGrootekerk +
Seale, Judith Bayntun, Civilian1PassengerGrootekerk +
Seok Tiew Hee, , Merchant NavyCarpenterGrootekerk +
Slew Fatt, , Merchant NavyCookGrootekerk +
Staveren, Nicolaas Jacobus van, Merchant Navy28Third Engineer OfficerGrootekerk +
Tan Tian Teck, , Merchant NavyChief CookGrootekerk +
Tang Ah Kok, , Merchant NavyBoyGrootekerk +
Ting Ah Ging, , Merchant NavyAble SeamanGrootekerk +
Ting Ah Seck, , Merchant NavyAble SeamanGrootekerk +
Ting Chew Kwang, , Merchant NavyQuartermasterGrootekerk +
Trijssenaar, Theodorus Andries, Merchant Navy21Fourth OfficerGrootekerk +
Veen, Barend Albert, Merchant Navy43MasterGrootekerk +
Waalewijn, Johan Eduard, Merchant Navy22Fourth OfficerGrootekerk +
Wong Ah Hee, , Merchant NavyCookGrootekerk +
Wong Ah Moy, , Merchant NavyAble SeamanGrootekerk +
Wong Fat, , Merchant NavyFiremanGrootekerk +
Wong How, , Merchant NavyFiremanGrootekerk +
Wong Soy, , Merchant NavyFiremanGrootekerk +
Yap Yong Suan, , Merchant NavySecond StewardGrootekerk +
Yee Yain, , Merchant NavyBoyGrootekerk +
Yip Tay Noy, , Merchant NavyFiremanGrootekerk +

65 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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