Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Norwegian motor tanker

Photo courtesy of Bjørn Milde Collection

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

Aboard Beth when hit on 18 May 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
Adamson, John, Merchant Navy16Galley BoyBeth
Adolfsen, Jens, Merchant Navy18Able SeamanBeth
Andersen, Kristian, Merchant Navy48Chief Engineer OfficerBeth
Bakke, Bjarne, Merchant Navy25MechanicBeth
Bergquist, Oscar, Merchant Navy33Third Engineer OfficerBeth
Birkeland, Lars, Merchant Navy29Second OfficerBeth
Birkelund, Ottar, Merchant Navy33Chief OfficerBeth
Brekke, Henry M., Merchant Navy21Able SeamanBeth
Brudevold, Olav, Merchant Navy27PumpmanBeth
Dahle, Gudmund Olavsen, Merchant Navy22CarpenterBeth, Bonneville, Hallfried +
Gulliksen, Hans, Merchant Navy33MasterBeth
Gundersen, Georg, Merchant Navy26Able SeamanBeth
Gundersen, Gunleiv, Merchant Navy36Able SeamanBeth, Bronxville
Hagelien, Hans, Merchant Navy40Able SeamanBeth
Houston, Charles, Merchant Navy17Mess Room BoyBeth
Johannessen, Yngvar, Merchant Navy38CookBeth
Larsen, Fritz, Merchant Navy23Fourth Engineer OfficerBeth
Laughline, Liam, Merchant NavyGreaserBeth
Lindal, John, Merchant Navy19MechanicBeth
Lorang-Olsen, Karl, Merchant Navy36Radio OperatorBeth
McFarlane, Thomas, Merchant Navy20GreaserBeth
Nilsen, Gunnar, Merchant Navy25Able SeamanBeth
Olsen, Bernt, Merchant Navy46StewardBeth
Olsen, Håkon Vold, Merchant Navy19Ordinary SeamanBeth
Pace, Lester, Merchant Navy19Able SeamanBeth
Reed, Kåre, Merchant Navy41GreaserBeth
Rognø, Allert, Merchant NavyThird OfficerBeth
Svendsen, Sigurd Bernhard, Merchant Navy55Boatswain (Bosun)Beth +
Sæter, Thormod, Merchant Navy40MechanicBeth
Tovsland, Torbjørn, Merchant Navy24Able SeamanBeth
Wick, Alf Cato, Merchant Navy41Second Engineer OfficerBeth

31 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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