Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Icelandic steam merchant

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

Aboard Hekla when hit on 29 Jun 1941

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NameAgeRankServed on
IcelandicÁrsælsson, Sveinbjörn, Merchant Navy25Radio OfficerHekla +
IcelandicÁsbjörnsson, Ásbjörn Ragnar, Merchant Navy24Assistant EngineerHekla +
IcelandicBjarnason, Kristján, Merchant Navy39Chief OfficerHekla +
IcelandicErlingsson, Jón, Merchant Navy33Second Engineer OfficerHekla +
IcelandicGuðbjartsson, Sigmundur, Merchant Navy32Chief EngineerHekla
IcelandicGuðmundsson, Karl Þ., Merchant Navy19FiremanHekla +
IcelandicKristjánsson, Einar, Merchant Navy45MasterHekla +
IcelandicKristjánsson, Jón H., Merchant Navy29Second OfficerHekla +
IcelandicKristófersson, Kristján, Merchant Navy27FiremanHekla
IcelandicLövdal, Ingibergur, Merchant Navy19Radio OfficerHekla
LithuanianMiller, Valdimir Knopf, Merchant NavyCookHekla
IcelandicÓlafsson, Hafliði, Merchant Navy47Able SeamanHekla +
IcelandicÓlafsson, Sigurður, Merchant NavyAssistant CookHekla
IcelandicPálmason, Sigmundur, Merchant Navy41StewardHekla
IcelandicRögnvaldsson, Matthías, Merchant Navy25FiremanHekla +
IcelandicSímonarson, Sverrir, Merchant Navy19FiremanHekla +
IcelandicSveinsson, Haraldur, Merchant Navy33Able SeamanHekla +
IcelandicÞórarinsson, Sigurður, Merchant Navy25Able SeamanHekla +
IcelandicÞorgilsson, Viggó, Merchant Navy32Able SeamanHekla +
IcelandicÞorvarðarson, Bjarni, Merchant Navy24Able SeamanHekla +

20 persons found.

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