Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Danish steam merchant

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 Danish steam merchant Charkow.

Aboard Charkow when hit on 19 Mar 1940

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

NameAgeRankServed on
DanishAlsøer, Thorvald Georg Eduard, Merchant Navy43Chief OfficerCharkow +
DanishBrinch, Søren Peder, Merchant Navy50MasterCharkow +
DanishEduard, Arne Ingemann Emil, Merchant Navy32Second OfficerCharkow +
DanishHamburger, Svend Ove Aksel, Merchant Navy32Ordinary SeamanCharkow +
DanishHansen, Peter Martin Aage, Merchant Navy43Second Engineer OfficerCharkow +
DanishHansen, Robert Egon Hilmar, Merchant Navy23Mess Room BoyCharkow +
DanishHansen, Svend Aage Lyder, Merchant Navy26CookCharkow +
DanishHellerung, Richard Frederik, Merchant Navy59Chief Engineer OfficerCharkow +
DanishHolm, Erik Valdemar, Merchant Navy25Assistant EngineerCharkow +
DanishJacobsen, Anton Marinus Rankenberg, Merchant Navy21Able SeamanCharkow +
DanishMadsen, Viggo, Merchant Navy42StewardCharkow +
DanishMøller, Carl, Merchant Navy18Cabin BoyCharkow +
DanishNielsen, Aksel Vilhelm, Merchant Navy26Able SeamanCharkow +
DanishNielsen, Johannes, Merchant Navy28Able SeamanCharkow +
DanishPedersen, Jens Christian Østergaard, Merchant Navy22Junior Ordinary SeamanCharkow +
DanishPedersen, Kaj, Merchant Navy19Ordinary SeamanCharkow +
DanishPedresen, Anton Nicolaj, Merchant Navy41FiremanCharkow +
DanishSørensen, John Fischer, Merchant Navy21FiremanCharkow +
DanishSørensen, Robert Friis, Merchant Navy25TrimmerCharkow +
DanishWilche, Ole Schavenius, Merchant Navy21FiremanCharkow +

20 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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