Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Panamanian whale factory ship

Photo courtesy of Harold Appleyard

This is a listing of people associated with this ship.
We also have a detailed page on the Panamanian whale factory ship Vestfold.

Aboard Vestfold when hit on 17 Jan 1943

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

NameAgeRankServed on
BritishGeller, Kenneth B.M., Merchant Navy18Second Radio OfficerVestfold +
NorwegianHaga, Emil, Merchant NavyMasterVestfold
NorwegianHansen, Jørgen, Merchant Navy50Second Engineer OfficerNordal, Vestfold
NorwegianHellberg, Arne Casper, Merchant Navy26Able SeamanVestfold +
NorwegianLarsen, Hans Kristian, Merchant Navy48StokerVestfold +
NorwegianOlsen, Thormod, Merchant Navy32OfficerVestfold +
NorwegianOtterskred, Markus J., Merchant Navy33Mechanic and StokerVestfold
BritishTheaker, Francis, Merchant NavyPassenger (DBS)Castle Harbour, Vestfold
NorwegianTorgersen, Torger Rudolf, Merchant Navy37Able SeamanVestfold +

9 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?
If you wish to add a crewmember to the listing we would need most of this information: ship name, nationality, name, dob, place of birth, service (merchant marine, ...), rank or job on board. We have place for a photo as well if provided. You can e-mail us the information here.