Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Panamanian steam merchant

Longtaker under her former name Sessa. Photo courtesy of Danish Maritime Museum, Elsinore

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

Aboard Longtaker when hit on 18 Aug 1941

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

NameAgeRankServed on
IcelandicAdils, T., Merchant Marine34Coal PasserLongtaker +
SwedishAlm, J., Merchant Marine38Third Assistant EngineerLongtaker +
AmericanBerger, E.L.F., Merchant Marine40Chief CookLongtaker +
BritishBudge, J., Merchant Marine46MessmanLongtaker +
NorwegianChristiansen, Hans Mandius, Merchant Marine58Second Assistant EngineerLongtaker +
BritishDavanney, A., Merchant Marine26MessmanLongtaker +
CanadianDwyer, William Joseph, Merchant Navy21Able SeamanLongtaker +
BritishGlover, G., Merchant Marine56MessmanLongtaker +
BritishGranick, Hyman, Merchant Marine25Ordinary SeamanLongtaker +
DanishJensen, Poul, Merchant Marine33StewardLongtaker +
NorwegianLarsen, Kristian Andreas, Merchant Marine45Third MateLongtaker +
DanishLaursen, Alfred, Merchant Marine44Chief EngineerLongtaker +
SpanishLecue, F., Merchant Marine22FiremanLongtaker +
PortugueseMarques, A.L., Merchant Marine41FiremanLongtaker +
AmericanMohammad, W., Merchant Marine44Crew memberLongtaker +
DanishMørch, Robert Sigfried, Merchant Marine30First Assistant EngineerLongtaker +
DanishNielsen, Niels Johannes Laurids, Merchant Marine42MasterLongtaker +
PortugueseOliviera, R.J., Merchant Marine26FiremanLongtaker +
DanishPedersen, Jørgen Vilhelm, Merchant Marine24Second MateLongtaker +
BritishRyan, J., Merchant Marine20Ordinary SeamanLongtaker +
PortugueseThomas, J., Merchant Marine38Coal PasserLongtaker +
DanishThomsen, Knud Møller, Merchant Marine21Able SeamanLongtaker +
PortugueseVerissimo, B.B., Merchant Marine48Coal PasserLongtaker +
IcelandicWendel, S., Merchant Marine20Able SeamanLongtaker +

24 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?
If you wish to add a crewmember to the listing we would need most of this information: ship name, nationality, name, dob, place of birth, service (merchant marine, ...), rank or job on board. We have place for a photo as well if provided. You can e-mail us the information here.