Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Dutch steam merchant

Photo courtesy of State Library of New South Wales

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

Aboard Alphacca when hit on 4 Apr 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
DutchBakker, Cornelis Hendrik, Merchant Navy50Chief OfficerAlphacca
DutchBie, Leendert van der, Merchant Navy55FiremanAlphacca +
BritishBrown, Norah Mary, CivilianPassenger (Nurse)Alphacca
BritishCooper, Edwin, Merchant Navy18Able SeamanAlphacca +
DutchDerks, Gerardus Hindrikus, Merchant Navy30Able SeamanBoekelo, Alphacca +
DutchEenige, Samuel van, Merchant Navy25Able SeamanAlphacca +
DutchElzinga, Filippus, Merchant Navy30Able SeamanAlphacca
DutchGruijter, Hendrik Johannes, Merchant Navy57StewardAlphacca
DutchHaeck, Anthonie Cornelis, Merchant Navy21Second CookAlphacca
DutchHarms, Maarten, Merchant Navy26FiremanAlphacca +
DutchHeymel, Frederik Jakobus Berhardus, Merchant Navy45Chief Engineer OfficerAlphacca
DutchHoek, Hendrik van der, Merchant Navy47Able Seaman/GunnerAlphacca +
DutchJansen, Dirk Peter, Merchant Navy38TrimmerAlphacca +
DutchKoks, Theodorus Josephus, Merchant Navy48FiremanAlphacca +
DutchLaan, Reindert Johannes van der, Merchant Navy58MasterAlphacca
DutchLeuv, Rene Desire van de, Merchant Navy45Second OfficerAlphacca
DutchPijl, Jacobus, Merchant Navy36FiremanAlphacca +
DutchRavesteijn, Gerardus Johannes van, Merchant Navy37Steward/GunnerAlphacca +
DutchRens, Joris, Merchant Navy45DonkeymanAlphacca
DutchRocourt, Cornelis, Merchant Navy40FiremanAlphacca
DutchRunstraat, Gerardus Johannes Theodorus A. van de, Merchant Navy51CarpenterAlphacca
DutchSmit, Johannes, Merchant Navy52FiremanAlphacca +
DutchSpeelman, Elie, Merchant Navy44FiremanAlphacca
DutchStarrenburg, Matthijs, Merchant Navy36FiremanAlphacca
DutchTaal, Cornelis, Merchant Navy26Able Seaman/GunnerAlphacca +
DutchVelzen, Willem van, Merchant Navy19TrimmerAlphacca +
DutchVerveer, Arie, Merchant Navy35Able SeamanSitoebondo, Alphacca +
DutchWijngaarden, Arie van, Merchant Navy40Third Engineer OfficerAlphacca
DutchZwaal, Jacob, Merchant Navy43Able SeamanAlphacca
DutchZwart, Arie, Merchant Navy19Fireman and TrimmerAlphacca +

30 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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