Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Norwegian motor merchant

Photo courtesy of Museum Nord, Melbu

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

Aboard Besholt when hit on 2 Dec 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
Backer, Jerry, CivilianPassengerBesholt
Blomquist, August, Merchant Navy33CookBesholt
Brandin, Evert Walter, Merchant Navy26MechanicBesholt
Burke, Richard, CivilianPassengerBesholt
Dalsøren, Per, Merchant Navy30Third Engineer OfficerBesholt +
Disch, Heinrich Anton, Merchant Navy50StewardEquipoise, Besholt +
Finnborg, Nils Åke, Merchant Navy19Able SeamanBesholt
Hansen, Christopher Nagell Fæster, Merchant Navy23Third OfficerBesholt +
Hansen, Otto Henry, Merchant Navy35Second Engineer OfficerBayard, Besholt
Ibison, Ben, USNRPassenger (Seaman First Class)Besholt +
Johannesen, Peder Johan, Merchant Navy36GunnerBris, Besholt
Johannessen, Willy Gilbert, Merchant Navy22MechanicBesholt
Johansen, Nils Anton, Merchant Navy48ElectricianBayard, Besholt +
Karlsen, Birger Olav, Merchant Navy33Able SeamanBesholt +
Kivi, Edvard, Merchant Navy22Able SeamanBesholt +
Kjellberg, Hilding, Merchant Navy32MechanicBesholt +
Knutsen, Knut Noralf, Merchant Navy21Able SeamanBesholt
Kristiansen, Reidar, Merchant Navy28Saloon BoyBesholt
Krokåsvåg, Birger Olai Olsen, Merchant Navy21MechanicSvenør, Besholt
Kålstad, Birger Helge, Merchant Navy19Able Seaman/GunnerSouth Africa, Besholt
Landmark, Rolf, Merchant Navy31Chief OfficerBesholt +
Langefoss, Leif, Merchant Navy44MasterBesholt +
Larsen, Malfred Bendik, Merchant Navy24Galley BoyMoldanger, Besholt
Lethonen, Svein Emanuel, Merchant Navy23Assistant EngineerBesholt +
Lindkvist, Oskar Erik, Merchant Navy23Able SeamanBesholt
McIntyre, George, CivilianPassengerBesholt
Miller, Lloyd J., CivilianPassengerBesholt
Mortensen, Arne Mikal, Merchant Navy37MechanicBesholt
Nelson, Marion, CivilianPassengerBesholt +
Olsson, John Bertil, Merchant Navy20Able SeamanBesholt
Pedersen, Per, Merchant Navy20Able SeamanBesholt
Reinthal, Friedrich, Merchant Navy20OilerBesholt
Røed, Harald Hans, Merchant Navy27MechanicBesholt +
Sahlèn, Ragnar, Merchant Navy19MechanicBesholt
Samuelsen, Finn, Merchant Navy20Able SeamanBesholt
Schie, Waldemar, Merchant Navy57Chief Engineer OfficerBesholt
Stone, James Robert Donald, Merchant Navy22Radio OperatorBesholt +
Storås, Lars, Merchant Navy29Second OfficerTorny, Besholt
Wilhelmsen, Johan Asbjørn, Merchant Navy29Boatswain (Bosun)Besholt
Yocoum, Johnny, CivilianPassengerBesholt
Yttervik, Arvid, Merchant NavyCarpenterBesholt
Øhrling, Rolf, Merchant Navy22Able SeamanBesholt

42 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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