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
Bakker, Cornelis Hendrik, Merchant Navy50Chief OfficerAlphacca
Bie, Leendert van der, Merchant Navy55FiremanAlphacca +
Brown, Norah Mary, CivilianPassenger (Nurse)Alphacca
Cooper, Edwin, Merchant Navy18Able SeamanAlphacca +
Derks, Gerardus Hindrikus, Merchant Navy30Able SeamanBoekelo, Alphacca +
Eenige, Samuel van, Merchant Navy25Able SeamanAlphacca +
Elzinga, Filippus, Merchant Navy30Able SeamanAlphacca
Gruijter, Hendrik Johannes, Merchant Navy57StewardAlphacca
Haeck, Anthonie Cornelis, Merchant Navy21Second CookAlphacca
Harms, Maarten, Merchant Navy26FiremanAlphacca +
Heymel, Frederik Jakobus Berhardus, Merchant Navy45Chief Engineer OfficerAlphacca
Hoek, Hendrik van der, Merchant Navy47Able Seaman/GunnerAlphacca +
Jansen, Dirk Peter, Merchant Navy38TrimmerAlphacca +
Koks, Theodorus Josephus, Merchant Navy48FiremanAlphacca +
Laan, Reindert Johannes van der, Merchant Navy58MasterAlphacca
Leuv, Rene Desire van de, Merchant Navy45Second OfficerAlphacca
Pijl, Jacobus, Merchant Navy36FiremanAlphacca +
Ravesteijn, Gerardus Johannes van, Merchant Navy37Steward/GunnerAlphacca +
Rens, Joris, Merchant Navy45DonkeymanAlphacca
Rocourt, Cornelis, Merchant Navy40FiremanAlphacca
Runstraat, Gerardus Johannes Theodorus A. van de, Merchant Navy51CarpenterAlphacca
Smit, Johannes, Merchant Navy52FiremanAlphacca +
Speelman, Elie, Merchant Navy44FiremanAlphacca
Starrenburg, Matthijs, Merchant Navy36FiremanAlphacca
Taal, Cornelis, Merchant Navy26Able Seaman/GunnerAlphacca +
Velzen, Willem van, Merchant Navy19TrimmerAlphacca +
Verveer, Arie, Merchant Navy35Able SeamanSitoebondo, Alphacca +
Wijngaarden, Arie van, Merchant Navy40Third Engineer OfficerAlphacca
Zwaal, Jacob, Merchant Navy43Able SeamanAlphacca
Zwart, 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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