Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Dutch steam merchant

Suriname under her former name Este. Photo from City of Vancouver Archives, CVA 447-2197

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

Aboard Suriname when hit on 13 Sep 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
IndianAbdul Razaq, , Merchant NavyBoySuriname +
BritishAlie, Alex, Merchant Navy29FiremanSuriname +
BritishAllen, R., Merchant NavyAble SeamanSuriname
AmericanAmbler, M., USNArmed GuardSuriname
DutchAppel, Gerardus Gijsbertus, Merchant Navy39ElectricianSuriname
BritishAustin, L.B., Merchant NavyTrimmerSuriname
DutchBeen, Pieter J., Merchant Navy20Assistant EngineerSuriname
CanadianBellefontaine, Eugene, Merchant Navy19FiremanSuriname
DutchBiever, Gijsbert, Merchant Navy58CarpenterSuriname
DutchBoendermaker, Dirk Martinus Christiaan, Merchant Navy29Second CookSuriname
DutchBoldewijn, Louis Gustaaf Eduard, Merchant Navy32OilerSuriname +
AmericanBuchert, Frank Wendel, USNR20Seaman Second ClassSuriname +
BritishCalder, G., Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanSuriname
DutchCalkhoven, Pieter Johannes, Merchant Navy27Third OfficerSuriname
BritishChristopher, J., Merchant NavyTrimmerSuriname
BritishClark, Clem., Merchant NavyOilerSuriname
BritishClark, J., Merchant NavyStewardSuriname
DutchCupido, Tjebbe, Merchant Navy37Second OfficerSuriname
BritishDavies, M., Merchant NavyTrimmerSuriname
AmericanDavies, S., USNArmed GuardSuriname
DutchDijkhuizen, Leendert, Merchant NavyStorekeeperSuriname
BritishDraper, A., Merchant Navy16ApprenticeSuriname
DutchEunen, Cornelis van, Merchant Navy22Fourth OfficerSuriname
Fernando, R., Merchant NavyApprentice FiremanSuriname
DutchGijswijt, Jan Jacobus, Merchant Navy49Chief StewardSuriname +
BritishGoblin, J., Merchant NavyTrimmerSuriname
AmericanGordon, J., USNArmed GuardSuriname
DutchHave, Marinus van der, Merchant Navy25StewardSuriname
BritishHayes, Henry Walter, Merchant Navy47TrimmerSuriname +
DutchHeeremans, Johannes Frederikus, Merchant Navy51Second Engineer OfficerSuriname
DutchHeis, Willem Johannes Lodewijk, Merchant Navy62MasterSuriname
DutchHoutkamp, Frederik Hendrik, Merchant Navy58Chief Engineer OfficerSuriname +
DutchKetting, Jacob, Merchant Navy27Fourth Engineer OfficerSuriname
BritishKilday, W., Merchant NavyTrimmerSuriname
DutchKorver, Matthijs de, Merchant Navy36FiremanAlwaki, Suriname
DutchKramer, J., Merchant NavyFiremanSuriname
DutchKroeze, Christiaan Friedrich Wilhelm, Merchant Navy43FiremanSuriname
DutchLaurens, S., Merchant NavyCook’s MateSuriname
BritishLewis, O., Merchant NavyTrimmerSuriname
DutchLigtenberg, Jacobus Cornelis van, Merchant Navy39Third Engineer OfficerBennekom, Suriname
AmericanLondon, W., USNArmed GuardSuriname
DutchLucas, A., Merchant NavyAble SeamanSuriname
South AfricanMacanda, Frederick, Merchant Navy26FiremanSuriname, Bodegraven +
BritishMacGuiness, J., Merchant NavyTrimmerSuriname
BritishMacLaughin, F., Merchant NavySailor BoySuriname
BritishMacMinn, F., Merchant NavyAble SeamanSuriname
BritishMalcomson, Reginald Fraser, Merchant Navy16ApprenticeSuriname
DutchMeijer, Christiaan Ferdinand, Merchant Navy46OilerBennekom, Suriname
DutchMichel, Christiaan George, Merchant Navy22Assistant EngineerSuriname
AmericanMulholland, J., USNArmed GuardSuriname
DutchNicolai, Tj., Merchant NavyAble SeamanSuriname
BritishNirrenberg, A., Merchant NavyTrimmerSuriname
AmericanO'Kane, Th., USNArmed GuardSuriname
BritishO'Shangnessy, A., Merchant NavyTrimmerSuriname
DutchOldenhove, Johannes, Merchant Navy24Fourth Engineer OfficerBennekom, Suriname
DutchOlff, Alva John, Merchant Navy26StewardSuriname +
DutchOlff, Oscar George, Merchant Navy29Able SeamanSuriname
DutchOorschot, G. van, Merchant NavyForemanSuriname
DutchPot, Hendrikus, Merchant Navy38Second OfficerSuriname
DutchPronk, Engel Bert, Merchant Navy39Able SeamanSuriname
ChileanRamirez, K., Merchant NavyTrimmerSuriname
DutchReitsema, Pieter, Merchant Navy43Chief OfficerSuriname
DutchRijn, J. van, Merchant NavyBoatswain (Bosun)Suriname
DutchRomijn, Cornelis Christiaan, Merchant Navy27WaiterSuriname +
DutchRoodhorst, Gerrit, Merchant Navy30Chief CookSuriname
DutchSchipper, Pieter, Merchant Navy57Able SeamanSuriname +
BritishSingh, G., Merchant NavyFiremanSuriname
DutchSmit, Andries, Merchant Navy27Fourth Engineer OfficerSuriname
DutchSmit, W., Merchant NavyRadio OperatorSuriname
BritishThomas, A., Merchant NavyFiremanSuriname
BritishThompson, F., Merchant NavyFiremanSuriname
DutchVeen, H. v.d., Merchant NavyFiremanSuriname
DutchVrede, H., Merchant NavyStewardSuriname
DutchVries, Douwe Jacob de, Merchant Navy23Assistant EngineerBennekom, Suriname
DutchVrieze, Willibrod Alfred, Merchant Navy28StewardSuriname +
DutchVrijer, Jan Frederik de, Merchant Navy31FiremanTowa, Suriname +
DutchVynck, Josef Henry van, Merchant Navy24StewardSuriname
BritishWhite, Augustus, Merchant Navy16TrimmerSuriname +
BritishWren, H., Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanSuriname
BritishYarlet, J., Merchant NavyAble SeamanSuriname
AmericanYoung, J., USNArmed GuardSuriname
DutchZwemmer, G., Merchant NavyAble SeamanSuriname

82 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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