Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Finnish steam merchant

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

Aboard Wilja when hit on 17 Feb 1940

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NameAgeRankServed on
Andersen, Hjalmar, Merchant Navy19FiremanWilja
Anderson, Karl, Merchant Navy49FiremanWilja
Andreasson, Aage, Merchant Navy26FiremanWilja
Ayravainen, Kalervo, Merchant Navy30Chief OfficerWilja
Björkroth, Martin J., Merchant Navy36MasterWilja
Blomberg, Emil, Merchant Navy42FiremanWilja
Brekke, Arne, Merchant Navy45Third Engineer OfficerWilja
Espe, Kaj W., Merchant Navy20CookWilja
Hansen, Gunnar, Merchant Navy23SailorWilja
Hansen, Helge, Merchant Navy23FiremanWilja
Impola, Pentti I., Merchant Navy23Radio OperatorWilja
Kjeldsen, Peter, Merchant Navy26FiremanWilja
Koskinen, Aarne, Merchant Navy48FiremanWilja
Kotiranta, Esko, Merchant Navy19FiremanWilja
Lindell, Kalle A., Merchant Navy36Chief Engineer OfficerWilja
Liukkonen, Hugo, Merchant Navy32FiremanWilja
Lundgren, Knut E., Merchant Navy52SailorWilja
Munck, Carl V., Merchant Navy36Chief StewardWilja
Nielsen, Jorgen Ch., Merchant Navy26SailorWilja
Olson, Harry, Merchant Navy22SailorWilja
Paldan, Paludan, Merchant Navy32CookWilja
Pirhonen, Soini P., Merchant Navy30Second OfficerWilja
Ponni, Aarne, Merchant Navy23SailorWilja
Pulli, Juhanna, Merchant Navy39CarpenterWilja
Ryopponen, Veikko A., Merchant Navy32Second Engineer OfficerWilja
Stensland, Karl, Merchant Navy38FiremanWilja
Walther, Hilke, Merchant Navy22SailorWilja

27 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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