Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Norwegian motor merchant

Jamaica under her former name Giuba. Photo courtesy of Danish Maritime Museum, Elsinore

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

Aboard Jamaica when hit on 7 Mar 1943

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

NameAgeRankServed on
NorwegianAndresen, Aksel Martinius, Merchant Navy60Boatswain (Bosun)Jamaica +
NorwegianBergan, Arnfinn, Merchant Navy36MasterJamaica +
NorwegianBomann, Charles Jakob Berg, Merchant Navy27Third OfficerJamaica +
NorwegianBærulfsen, Harald, Merchant Navy35Second OfficerJamaica +
NorwegianDale, Torvald, Merchant Navy28Able SeamanJamaica +
NorwegianEliassen, Olaf, Merchant NavyAble SeamanJamaica
NorwegianErnstsen, Odd A., Merchant NavyThird Engineer OfficerJamaica
NorwegianFosseli, Arne Østheim, Merchant NavyMechanicJamaica
NorwegianGulbrandsen, Erik Normann, Merchant Navy28MechanicJamaica +
NorwegianHauge, Torleif Johan Olavsen, Merchant Navy22MechanicOlaf Fostenes, Jamaica
NorwegianHellerud, Gunnar, Merchant Navy19Able Seaman/GunnerJamaica +
NorwegianHenriksen, Eilef Daniel, Merchant NavyAble SeamanJamaica
NorwegianJensen, John Karsten, Merchant Navy22Second CookJamaica +
NorwegianJohansen, Anton Ragnar, Merchant Navy27Able Seaman/GunnerJamaica +
NorwegianLammenes, Erling Johan, Merchant Navy24Radio OperatorJamaica +
NorwegianLarsen, Bjarne Johan, Merchant NavyAble SeamanJamaica
NorwegianLarsen, Einar, Merchant NavyAble SeamanJamaica
NorwegianLarsen, Rolf Henrik, Merchant Navy56Chief Engineer OfficerJamaica +
NorwegianMenzoni, Jens A., Merchant NavyStewardJamaica
NorwegianMikalsen, Henry, Merchant NavyRefrigerator EngineerJamaica
NorwegianMyrdal, Samson, Merchant Navy37Chief OfficerJamaica +
NorwegianMøller, Karl E., Merchant NavySecond Engineer OfficerJamaica
NorwegianNilsen, Arne, Merchant Navy30Assistant EngineerJamaica +
NorwegianNilsen, Øivind, Merchant NavyMechanicJamaica
NorwegianOlsen, Olaf, Merchant NavyAble Seaman/GunnerJamaica
NorwegianOlsen, Olav, Merchant NavyMechanicJamaica
NorwegianOlsen, Thorbjørn, Merchant NavyAble Seaman/GunnerJamaica
BritishRatcliff, Allan, Merchant NavySaloon BoyJamaica
BritishRiley, Alfred, Merchant Navy29Second Radio OfficerJamaica +
BritishRoberts, William D., Merchant NavySaloon BoyJamaica
NorwegianRynning, Rolf, Merchant Navy19OilerJamaica +
NorwegianSedolfsen, Thoralf Kallin, Merchant Navy46ElectricianJamaica +
NorwegianSolberg, Christian M., Merchant Navy47CookJamaica +
NorwegianStorebø, Ingvald Karl, Merchant Navy25MechanicJamaica +
NorwegianStrandskog, Harald, Merchant Navy24MechanicJamaica +
NorwegianThoresen, Thor Hauff, Merchant Navy31Able Seaman/GunnerJamaica +
BritishWilkinson, Ewart Francis, Merchant Navy31First Radio OfficerJamaica +
NorwegianØarsem, Chler, Merchant NavyAble Seaman/GunnerJamaica

38 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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