Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Panamanian motor tanker

This is a listing of people associated with this ship.
We also have a detailed page on the Panamanian motor tanker Penelope.

Aboard Penelope when hit on 14 Mar 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
DanishAndersen, Aage, Merchant Marine29Able SeamanPenelope
DanishAndersen, Poul, Merchant Marine30Able SeamanPenelope
NorwegianAskildsen, Harald, Merchant Marine26Ordinary SeamanPenelope
SwedishBackstrom, Bengt L., Merchant Marine20OilerPenelope
DutchBatenburg, Anthonie van, Merchant Marine26Fourth Assistant EngineerPenelope
DutchBerkel, Alfons van, Merchant Marine58DonkeymanPenelope
BelgianBly, Eduard, Merchant Marine43Chief MatePenelope
BelgianButer, Adriaan, Merchant Marine20Junior Assistant EngineerPenelope
BelgianButer, Gijsbert, Merchant Marine50Chief EngineerPenelope
BelgianCaron, Josef E., Merchant Marine32MessmanPenelope
AmericanCheyne-Stout, Ronald, USNApprentice SeamanPenelope +
DutchDamen, Wilhelmus, Merchant Marine45Boatswain (Bosun)Penelope
BelgianDe Koning, Frans, Merchant Marine33Able SeamanPenelope
DutchDe Zee, Simon, Merchant Marine26MessmanPenelope
NorwegianHalse, Hermod B., Merchant Marine32Able SeamanPenelope
DanishHansen, Kjeld N.J., Merchant Marine31MasterPenelope
NorwegianJacobsen, Sverre J., Merchant Marine44MessmanPenelope
SwedishJohansson, Harry, Merchant Marine21Chief CookPenelope
DutchKazen, Willem, Merchant Marine39OilerPenelope
NorwegianKjølsund, Håkon Ingvald, Merchant Marine39Junior Assistant EngineerPenelope
DutchKoker, Cornelius, Merchant Marine31Third Assistant EngineerPenelope
EstonianKukk, Raul H., Merchant Marine28Third MatePenelope
NorwegianLarsen, Birger, Merchant Navy31Radio OperatorPenelope, Vaalaren +
NorwegianLavik, Egil L., Merchant Marine40MessmanPenelope
NorwegianMathiesen, Olaf K., Merchant Marine34OilerPenelope
New ZealandMcDougall, Bruce, Merchant Marine26MessmanPenelope
DanishMortensen, Vilhelm, Merchant Marine28Able SeamanPenelope
NorwegianMøller, Finn, Merchant Marine18Ordinary SeamanPenelope +
NorwegianNielsen, Karsten, Merchant Marine48Junior Assistant EngineerPenelope
NorwegianOlsen, Oskar, Merchant Marine37Chief StewardPenelope
AmericanPeden, C.O., USNCoxswainPenelope
DutchPeeters, Gustave, Merchant Marine43ElectricianPenelope
DanishRasmussen, Albert K., Merchant Marine36Able SeamanPenelope
NorwegianRoholt, Karsten, Merchant Marine32Junior Assistant EngineerPenelope
CubanRuiz, Jose P., Merchant Marine41Ordinary SeamanPenelope
NorwegianSchone, Paul, Merchant Marine45Second Assistant EngineerPenelope
DanishSchubert, Edmund P., Merchant Marine30Second CookPenelope
NorwegianStoretveit, Hilmar, Merchant Marine20OilerPenelope
NorwegianSystad, Johannes, Merchant Marine24Able SeamanPenelope
BelgianVan Carpels, Eduard, Merchant Marine48PumpmanPenelope
DutchVerbrugge, Simon H.A., Merchant Marine33Second MatePenelope

41 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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