Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Swedish steam merchant

Photo courtesy of Lennart Falleth collection

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

Aboard Orania when hit on 11 Feb 1940

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NameAgeRankServed on
NorwegianAndersen, Bernhard Efraim H., Merchant Navy25Able SeamanOrania +
SwedishAsplund, Aage, Merchant NavyAble SeamanOrania +
SwedishBodin, Georg Wilhelm, Merchant Navy45Chief Engineer OfficerOrania +
SwedishEkman, Carl Örjan, Merchant Navy30Second OfficerOrania +
SwedishFranzon, Gottfrid, Merchant Navy52StewardOrania +
DanishJensen, Anders Christian, Merchant Navy17Junior Ordinary SeamanOrania +
DanishJensen, Svend Erik, Merchant Navy18StokerOrania +
LithuanianKirilov, Vilig, Merchant NavyStokerOrania +
DanishMadsen, Axel Mandrup, Merchant Navy18TrimmerOrania +
DanishNielsen, Alfred Bernhard, Merchant Navy17GreaserOrania +
ArgentinianOertlin, Jules, Merchant NavySecond Engineer OfficerOrania +
LithuanianTomasuno, Pauli, Merchant NavyDonkeymanOrania +
SwedishÖhlén, Bror Eugen, Merchant Navy49MasterOrania +
SwedishÖhlén, Hjördis, CivilianPassengerOrania +

14 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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