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 Persephone.

Aboard Persephone when hit on 25 May 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
Almen, Borje, Merchant MarineMessmanPersephone
Andersen, Anton, Merchant MarineSecond MatePersephone
Andersen, Birger, Merchant MarineWorkawayPersephone
Andersen, Kaj, Merchant MarineAble SeamanPersephone
Andersen, Karl A., Merchant MarineChief CookPersephone
Boysen, Peter, Merchant MarineSecond CookPersephone
Byrknes, Harold, Merchant MarineAble SeamanPersephone
Carlson, Conrad, Merchant MarineJunior Assistant EngineerPersephone
Christensen, Carl, Merchant MarineOilerPersephone
Daane, Theodorus, Merchant MarineAble SeamanPersephone
De Geynst, Henry, Merchant MarineRadio OperatorPersephone
De Meyer, Romain, Merchant MarinePumpmanPersephone +
Gundersen, Ole, Merchant MarineSecond Assistant EngineerPersephone
Hallberg, Folke, Merchant MarineJunior Assistant EngineerPersephone +
Hansen, Henry, Merchant MarineJunior Assistant EngineerPersephone
Jensen, Lorentz, Merchant MarineAble SeamanPersephone
NorwegianJohansen, Willy Sverre, Merchant Marine26Ordinary SeamanPersephone +
Krogh, Per, Merchant MarineMessmanPersephone
Mouritsen, Kaj, Merchant MarineOrdinary SeamanPersephone
DanishNielsen, Carlo Christian Benjamin Vortenskjold, Merchant Marine33Third Assistant EngineerPersephone +
Nilssen, Martin, Merchant MarineThird MatePersephone
Pedersen, Maris, Merchant MarineChief MatePersephone
DanishPedersen, Thorkild Sigfred, Merchant Marine32Boatswain (Bosun)Persephone +
Pedersen, Valdemar, Merchant MarineChief EngineerPersephone
DanishPetersen, Martin Christensen, Merchant Marine33Junior Assistant EngineerPersephone +
Pittoors, Joseph, Merchant MarineMessmanPersephone
Quistgaard, Helge, Merchant MarineMasterPersephone
Remmelkoor, Lembit, Merchant MarineAble SeamanPersephone
Sandvik, Anders, Merchant MarineAble SeamanPersephone
Sarapik, Manfred, Merchant MarineOilerPersephone +
Stals, Bruno, Merchant MarineAble SeamanPersephone
Sundberg, Karl, Merchant MarineElectricianPersephone +
DanishSørensen, Gustaf Adolf, Merchant Marine29Junior Third Assistant EngineerPersephone +
Tendal, Vermund, Merchant MarineStewardPersephone
Tveiten, Kaare, Merchant MarineJunior Assistant EngineerPersephone
Van Gilson, John, Merchant MarineAble SeamanPersephone
Van Oostrum, Gaspard, Merchant MarineDonkeymanPersephone

37 persons found.

Served on indicates the ships we have listed for the person, some were stationed on multiple ships hit by U-boats.

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