Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British steam merchant

Photo Courtesy of Library of Contemporary History, Stuttgart

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

Aboard Margit when hit on 8 Feb 1944

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

NameAgeRankServed on
DanishAbrahamsen, Hans Peter, Merchant Navy51Second OfficerMargit +
DanishAndersen, Svend Aage, Merchant Navy36Able SeamanMargit +
DanishAndersen, Tage, Merchant Navy30Able SeamanMargit +
DanishAndersen, Valdemar Thorvald, Merchant Navy34StewardMargit +
DanishFrydendahl-Petersen, Christian Nikolie, Merchant Navy21Able SeamanMargit +
BritishGrimes, Vincent, Merchant Navy19Assistant StewardMargit +
FinnishHelle, Usko Julius, Merchant Navy52Fireman and TrimmerMargit +
DanishJensen, Svend Børge, Merchant Navy23Able SeamanMargit +
DanishJohansen, Hans Charles, Merchant Navy29Able SeamanMargit +
DanishJohansen, Holger, Merchant Navy49MasterMargit +
FinnishKostiainen, Reino, Merchant Navy28Fireman and TrimmerMargit +
DanishLarsen, Svend Aage Verner, Merchant Navy24Third Engineer OfficerMargit +
BritishLee, Raymond Thomas, British Army21Gunner (DEMS gunner)Margit +
DanishLyngsie, Svend Aage Nielsen, Merchant Navy21Able SeamanMargit +
BritishMainwaring, Kenneth, RN31Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Margit +
BritishMatthewson, Peter, Merchant Navy17Mess Room StewardMargit +
DanishNielsen, Ebbe Børge, Merchant Navy43DonkeymanMargit +
BritishO'Rourke, James, Merchant Navy20Second Radio OfficerMargit +
DanishOve, Niels Henrik, Merchant Navy29Chief OfficerMargit +
BritishPratt, George Thomas Alfred, RN21Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Margit +
BritishRogers, Edward William Herbert, British Army32Gunner (DEMS gunner)Margit +
DanishSørensen, Hans Christian, Merchant Navy40Chief Engineer OfficerMargit +
DanishSørensen, Herman Frederik, Merchant Navy40Second Engineer OfficerMargit +
DanishSørensen, Stig Olaf, Merchant Navy31CookMargit +
FinnishTahtinew, Erik, Merchant Navy38Fireman and TrimmerMargit +
BritishThompson, Francis Henry, Merchant Navy21First Radio OfficerMargit +
FinnishTornberg, Clarence, Merchant Navy20Fireman and TrimmerMargit +
BritishTurnbull, William, Merchant Navy32Second CookMargit +
BritishWild, James Arthur, RN21Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Margit +
BritishWoodhead, Joseph, RN18Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Margit +

30 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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