Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

Bold Venture

Panamanian steam merchant

The Bold Venture under her former name Alssund. Photo Courtesy of Library of Contemporary History, Stuttgart

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

Aboard Bold Venture when hit on 17 Oct 1941

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NameAgeRankServed on
NorwegianAndersen, Einar, Merchant Marine43Able SeamanBold Venture +
NorwegianAune, Einar Arnljot, Merchant Marine32CookBold Venture +
CanadianCastle, William Arthur, Merchant Marine19Cabin BoyBold Venture +
NorwegianHalden, Sigmund, Merchant Marine19OilerBold Venture +
NorwegianHalvorsen, Sverre Thulin, Merchant Marine36Able SeamanBold Venture +
NorwegianHjartnes, Arne Martin, Merchant Marine19TrimmerBold Venture +
DanishKlausen, Karl, Merchant Marine39StewardBold Venture +
NorwegianKristiansen, Anker Skjold, Merchant Marine36DonkeymanBold Venture +
DanishLaulund, Niels Jørgen, Merchant Marine19Mess Room BoyBold Venture +
DanishNielsen, Børge, Merchant Marine22WiperBold Venture +
DanishPetersen, Jens Chr. Albæk, Merchant Marine20Deck BoyBold Venture +
NorwegianReite, Petter Leon Hansen, Merchant Marine27Boatswain (Bosun)Bold Venture +
NorwegianStenbro, Niels, Merchant Marine21Able SeamanBold Venture +
NorwegianSvenningsen, Bendik Hildor, Merchant Marine45Chief EngineerBold Venture +
NorwegianSørum, Nils, Merchant Marine23Fireman/WiperBold Venture +
NorwegianTytingvåg, Otto Sigvald, Merchant Marine29Able SeamanBold Venture +

16 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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