Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Norwegian steam merchant

Photo courtesy of Telemark Museum

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

Aboard Ila when hit on

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NameAgeRankServed on
SwedishAndersen, Percy, Merchant NavyStokerIla
NorwegianEikemo, Oskar, Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanIla
NorwegianJohansen, Henry N., Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanIla
NorwegianJohnsen, Thore K., Merchant NavyMasterIla
NorwegianLexau, Mathias, Merchant NavyDonkeymanIla
NorwegianTvedt, Wilhelm, Merchant NavyAble SeamanIla

Aboard Ila when hit on 15 Oct 1941

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NameAgeRankServed on
NorwegianAndersen, Anders Hagbart, Merchant Navy57Chief Engineer OfficerIla +
NorwegianAndresen, Richard Walter, Merchant Navy25Third Engineer OfficerIla +
NorwegianBodsberg, Øivind Waldemar, Merchant Navy42StewardIla +
NorwegianBuer, Petter, Merchant Navy27Second Engineer OfficerIla +
NorwegianFalch, Georg Johan, Merchant Navy23Able SeamanIla +
NorwegianForvik, Hans Olav Henry, Merchant Navy31Boatswain (Bosun)Ila +
NorwegianHallheim, Ole O., Merchant Navy22Able SeamanIla +
NorwegianJohannessen, Alfred H., Merchant Navy48FiremanIla +
NorwegianJohansen, Johan Kristian, Merchant Navy24Able SeamanIla +
NorwegianLarsen, Olaf Andreas, Merchant Navy47CookIla +
BritishMcConnell, Joseph, Merchant NavyMess Room BoyIla +
NorwegianMjellem, Birger, Merchant Navy36Radio OperatorIla +
NorwegianPettersen, Mauritz, Merchant Navy39Second OfficerIla +
NorwegianSell, Peder Johan, Merchant Navy26FiremanIla +
NorwegianSverkeli, Halvor M., Merchant Navy32Chief OfficerIla, Nyholt +

21 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.