Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Norwegian steam merchant

Breiviken under her former name Kronstad. Photo courtesy of Norsk Maritimt Museum

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

Aboard Breiviken when hit on 4 Jul 1943

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

NameAgeRankServed on
NorwegianAmundsen, , Merchant NavyTrimmerBreiviken
DanishAndersen, Povl Josef, Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanBreiviken
NorwegianBendiksen, Magne, Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanBreiviken
NorwegianBerg, Atle B., Merchant NavyChief OfficerBreiviken
PolishBoleslaw, Kostka, Merchant NavyAble SeamanBreiviken
South AfricanBowlin, Rinald, Merchant NavyGalley BoyBreiviken
FrenchBrahim, Zeghbab, Merchant NavyStokerBreiviken
NorwegianChristiansen, Gunnar, Merchant NavyStokerBreiviken
South AfricanChristianson, Edward, Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanBreiviken
BritishFitch, C.A., RNGunnerBreiviken
CanadianFrare, Maurice, Merchant NavyEngine BoyBreiviken
BritishGibson, John, RNGunnerBreiviken
NorwegianGrønlien, Olaf, Merchant NavySecond Engineer OfficerBreiviken
South AfricanHall, A.G., Merchant NavyEngine BoyBreiviken
NorwegianHansen, Fredrik, Merchant NavyCookBreiviken
NorwegianHansen, Walter, Merchant NavySaloon BoyBreiviken
NorwegianHeidenreich, Christoffer, Merchant NavySecond OfficerBreiviken
NorwegianIversen, Matheus, Merchant NavyChief Engineer OfficerBreiviken
NorwegianJuliussen, Lars, Merchant NavyAble SeamanBreiviken
NorwegianKarlsen, Bernhard Elias, Merchant Navy54Third Engineer OfficerBreiviken +
NorwegianKarlsen, Martin, Merchant NavyThird OfficerBreiviken
EstonianKose, Robert F., Merchant NavyAble SeamanBreiviken
SwedishLyren, Sture, Merchant NavyTrimmerBreiviken
BritishMcKinven, Duncan, Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanBreiviken
PolishNowroth, Edward, Merchant NavyStokerBreiviken
NorwegianPettersen, Harald, Merchant NavyDonkeymanBreiviken
SpanishQuesada, Martin José, Merchant NavyStokerBreiviken
BritishRegan, Benjamin Cecil, Merchant Navy25Radio OfficerBreiviken +
NorwegianReinemo, Martin Karsten, Merchant NavyAble SeamanBreiviken
NorwegianSolberg, Tore, Merchant NavyBoatswain (Bosun)Breiviken
IrishSullivan, P.C., Merchant NavyStokerBreiviken
NorwegianVasdal, Alf, Merchant NavyMasterBreiviken
LatvianVirlickas, Jonas, Merchant NavyMechanicBreiviken
NorwegianWermundsen, Nils S., Merchant NavyStewardBreiviken
South AfricanWilliams, Avon, Merchant NavyMess BoyBreiviken
South AfricanWyk, Norman Leslie, Merchant NavyEngine BoyBreiviken +

36 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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