Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Dutch steam merchant

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

Aboard Alwaki when hit on 10 Jul 1940

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NameAgeRankServed on
Attar, Menashi Salih, Civilian25PassengerAlwaki
Bakker, Thomas, Merchant Navy22Ordinary SeamanAlwaki, Prins Willem II
Berge, Johannes Gerardus ten, Merchant Navy20ApprenticeAlwaki
Beusekom, Leonardus van, Merchant Navy29Fourth OfficerAlwaki, Winterswijk
Bierhuize, Cornelis Pieter, Merchant Navy26FiremanAlwaki
Boomsma, Leendert Gerrit, Merchant Navy25Able SeamanAlwaki
Breuseker, Hendrikus A., Merchant Navy25StewardAlwaki
Crum, Jan, Merchant Navy31Third OfficerAlwaki, Winterswijk +
Dalli, Abdul Ghani, Civilian29PassengerAlwaki
Dijke, Benjamin van, Merchant Navy32Able SeamanAlwaki
Dijs, Gijsbertus Hendrikus, Merchant Navy33TrimmerAlwaki
Dumoulin, Hendrik Steven, Merchant Navy40Second Engineer OfficerAlwaki
Glas, Klaas, Merchant Navy39TrimmerAlwaki
Haan, Albertus Johannes de, Merchant Navy46Able SeamanAlwaki, Mijdrecht, Koenjit
Hani, Alaikh, Royal Iraq Army23Passenger (Cpl)Alwaki
Hartman, Daniel Johannes, Merchant Navy58OilerAlwaki
Heijungs, Heinrich, Merchant Navy26TrimmerAlwaki, Jagersfontein
Hondt, Willem Frederik de, Merchant Navy46Chief Engineer OfficerAlwaki
Huyser, Gerrit, Merchant Navy36TrimmerAlwaki
Kalkeren, Nicolaas van, Merchant Navy31StewardAlwaki
Karelse, Adriaan, Merchant Navy30StewardAlwaki
Keekem, Rutgerus Johannes van, Merchant Navy30CookAlwaki
Knippel, Evert Arie, Merchant Navy22TrimmerAlwaki
Knottenbelt, Maarten Jan, Merchant Navy20StewardAlwaki
Korver, Matthijs de, Merchant Navy34FiremanAlwaki, Suriname
Koster, Jacob, Merchant Navy46Boatswain (Bosun)Alwaki
Lagerwaard, Jacob, Merchant Navy24Ordinary SeamanAlwaki
Latif, Hadji Mohamed Al Abbas Abdul, Civilian24PassengerAlwaki
Lensink, Hendrik Lambertus, Merchant Navy46TrimmerAlwaki, Achilles
Maagdendans, Martinus, Merchant Navy50FiremanAlwaki
Mellema, Jules Alphonse, Merchant Navy48Chief OfficerAlwaki
Mohammed, Jassam, Royal Iraq Army24Passenger (Lt)Alwaki
Mulder, Egbert, Merchant Navy42Second OfficerAlwaki
Najim, Shirkur, Royal Iraq Army22Passenger (Cpl)Alwaki
Nijs, Pieter de, Merchant Navy17Deck BoyAlwaki
Noels, Gilles, Merchant Navy29FiremanAlwaki
Ouwenbroek, Pieter Adriaan, Merchant Navy33Fourth Engineer OfficerAlwaki
Paternotte, Vincentius Jacobus, Merchant Navy38Chief StewardAlwaki
Plugge, Cornelis, Merchant Navy18Ordinary SeamanAlwaki
Sanjakly, Therese, Civilian24PassengerAlwaki
Schlögl, Johan Martijn, Merchant Navy59MasterAlwaki
Schouten, Adrianus David, Merchant Navy19TrimmerAlwaki
Schrijver, Jacobus de, Merchant Navy62CarpenterAlwaki
Snijder, Pieter, Merchant Navy49DonkeymanAlwaki
Sofar, Dahir, Royal Iraq Army26Passenger (Cpl)Alwaki
Termijn, Mijndert, Merchant Navy36Third Engineer OfficerAlwaki
Wafik, Ali, Royal Iraq Army27Passenger (Cpl)Alwaki
Yaghchi, Behnam Renee Michel, Civilian20PassengerAlwaki

48 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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