Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Dutch steam merchant

Photo courtesy of Maritiem Museum, Rotterdam

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

Aboard Achilles when hit on 1 Oct 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
BritishBishop, Hampton L., Merchant Navy17StewardAchilles
BritishChapman, William James, RN26Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Achilles
BritishCordiner, Alec John, British Army31DEMS gunnerAchilles
DutchEnt, Pieter van der, Merchant Navy42Able SeamanAchilles
DutchGastel, Theodorus Johannes van, Merchant Navy25Third OfficerAchilles, Bodegraven
DutchGraaf, Arie de, Merchant Navy45Boatswain (Bosun)Achilles
DutchGraven, Pieter Johan, Merchant Navy33StewardAchilles
BritishHamilton, Archibald, RNAble Seaman (DEMS gunner)Achilles +
BritishHaughey, William, British Army26DEMS gunnerAchilles
BritishHicks, Kenneth Henry, Merchant Navy19TrimmerAchilles
DutchJong, Johannes de, Merchant Navy35Second OfficerAchilles
DutchJong, Klaas de, Merchant Navy53MasterAchilles
DutchKramer, Johannes Peter, Merchant Navy35Able SeamanAchilles
DutchKramer, Pieter, Merchant Navy50Chief OfficerAchilles
DutchLensink, Hendrik Lambertus, Merchant Navy49OilerAlwaki, Achilles
BritishMaloney, Bert, RN19DEMS gunnerAchilles
CanadianManning, Lloyd Francis, Merchant Navy29FiremanAchilles
DutchMeijer, Heinrich Conrad Dirk, Merchant Navy43StewardAchilles
DutchMinneboo, Willem Frederik, Merchant Navy44Chief Engineer OfficerAchilles
DutchRos, Leendert, Merchant Navy42Able SeamanAchilles
DutchSchaik, Jacob van, Merchant Navy37OilerAchilles
DutchSchieke, Adolf Andre, Merchant Navy38CookAchilles
DutchSchuszler, Johannes Lambertus Gerardus, Merchant Navy52OilerAchilles
BritishSkidmore, Edward R.F., Merchant Navy30FiremanAchilles
BritishSmith, Edward, Merchant Navy42Able SeamanAchilles
DutchVonkenberg, Jan Engelbert, Merchant Navy40Second Engineer OfficerAchilles
DutchWagenfeld, Marinus Willem, Merchant Navy32Third Engineer OfficerAchilles
BritishWillis, Thomas W., Merchant Navy18Assistant CookAchilles
BritishWoods, Albert E., RN22DEMS gunnerAchilles
DutchZeeman, Pieter, Merchant Navy39Able SeamanAchilles

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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