Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Dutch steam merchant

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

Aboard Tapanoeli when hit on 17 Mar 1941

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NameAgeRankServed on
Alie, , Merchant NavyStewardTapanoeli
Baggus, Nicolaas, Merchant Navy50MasterTapanoeli
Berg, Cornelis van den, Merchant Navy21Ordinary SeamanTapanoeli
Bethume, Johannes Hendrik, Merchant Navy23Able SeamanTapanoeli
Bierschenk, Samuel, Merchant Navy25Ordinary SeamanTapanoeli
Bree, Johannes Christiaan Maria, Merchant Navy25CookTapanoeli
Burken, Dirk van, Merchant Navy42Second OfficerTapanoeli
Cheong Chak, , Merchant NavyFiremanTapanoeli
Cheong Cheung, , Merchant NavyFiremanTapanoeli
Cheong Chey, , Merchant NavyFiremanTapanoeli
Cheong Fat, , Merchant NavyFiremanTapanoeli
Cheong Fook, , Merchant NavyFiremanTapanoeli
Cheong Ming, , Merchant NavyFitterTapanoeli
Cheong Ngai, , Merchant NavyFiremanTapanoeli
Cheong Sang, , Merchant NavyFiremanTapanoeli
Cheong Sing, , Merchant NavyTrimmerTapanoeli
Cheong Tak, , Merchant NavyTrimmerTapanoeli
Cheong Tong, , Merchant NavyTrimmerTapanoeli
Cheong Wai, , Merchant NavyFiremanTapanoeli
Cheong Ying, , Merchant NavyFiremanTapanoeli
Cheung Lam, , Merchant NavyTrimmerTapanoeli
Cheung Muk, , Merchant NavyFiremanTapanoeli
Choy Kan, , Merchant NavyFiremanTapanoeli
Chung Yung, , Merchant NavyFiremanTapanoeli
Doerachman, , Merchant NavyStewardTapanoeli
Doo Chang, , Merchant NavyCook’s MateTapanoeli
Drost, Jan, Merchant Navy38Second Engineer OfficerTapanoeli
Est, Johannes Cornelis van der, Merchant Navy19BoyTapanoeli, Blitar +
Everdingen, Rudolf van, Merchant Navy45Chief OfficerTapanoeli
Horst, Albert ter, Merchant Navy26Able SeamanTapanoeli
Kasroen, , Merchant NavyStewardTapanoeli
Kleijn, Adolf, Merchant Navy42Able SeamanTapanoeli
Kleve, Jacob, Merchant Navy29Radio OperatorTapanoeli
Krom, Jan, Merchant Navy34CarpenterTapanoeli
Lam Chi, , Merchant NavyFiremanTapanoeli
Lam Hing, , Merchant NavyFiremanTapanoeli
Lam Kwai, , Merchant NavyFiremanTapanoeli
Lee Hon, , Merchant NavyFiremanTapanoeli
Lueng Cheun, , Merchant NavyFiremanTapanoeli
Lueng Yik, , Merchant NavyFiremanTapanoeli
Mannetje, Krijn ‘t, Merchant Navy35Boatswain (Bosun)Tapanoeli
Matsain, , Merchant NavyStewardTapanoeli
Matsarie, , Merchant NavyLaundrymanTapanoeli
Moeksimin, , Merchant NavyStewardTapanoeli
Nerrings, Adriaan, Merchant Navy52Lamp TrimmerTapanoeli
Nout, Gerard, Merchant Navy22Fourth OfficerTapanoeli
Quint, Leendert Johannes, Merchant Navy16BoyTapanoeli, Garoet +
Ruhaak, Thomas Gerrit Hendrik, Merchant Navy26Third OfficerTapanoeli, Dempo
Seelen, Hendrikus Antonius, Merchant Navy44StewardTapanoeli
Semedie, , Merchant NavyStewardTapanoeli
Slik, Maarten Jacob van der, Merchant Navy28Able SeamanTapanoeli, Dempo
Smit, Johannes Jacobus, Merchant Navy44Chief Engineer OfficerTapanoeli
Soeria, , Merchant NavyLaundrymanTapanoeli
Suithoff, Abraham Jan, Merchant Navy31Third Engineer OfficerTapanoeli
Tang Muk, , Merchant NavyFiremanTapanoeli
Theuns, Lambertus Johannes, Merchant Navy25Fourth Engineer OfficerTapanoeli
Verduin, Cornelis Antonius, Merchant Navy52Able SeamanTapanoeli
Visser, Arie Adrianus, Merchant Navy18Ordinary SeamanTapanoeli, Garoet +
Vlokhoven, Pieter Antonius, Merchant Navy37Able SeamanTapanoeli
Waardenburg, Hendrik, Merchant Navy32Engine DriverTapanoeli
Walter, Johan Philip, Merchant Navy50Engine DriverTapanoeli
Wees, Albert van der, Merchant Navy38Able SeamanTapanoeli
Wong Ling, , Merchant NavyCookTapanoeli
Yip Foo, , Merchant NavyFiremanTapanoeli
Yoon Lam, , Merchant NavyStorekeeperTapanoeli

65 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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