Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Norwegian steam merchant

Janna under her former name Sveigen. Photo from

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

Aboard Janna when hit on 11 Jul 1940

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NameAgeRankServed on
Brandal, Nils, Merchant NavyStokerJanna
Brandal, Petter I.P., Merchant Navy26Able SeamanJanna
Bøttger, Thorbjørn Aleksander, Merchant NavyMasterJanna
Driviklepp, Peder, Merchant NavyAble SeamanJanna
Fredriksen, Harry Asbjørn, Merchant Navy32Boatswain (Bosun)Janna, Innerøy +
Gjesdal, Oskar, Merchant NavyChief Engineer OfficerJanna
Gulbrandsen, Georg, Merchant NavyStewardJanna
Hedmann, Ernst, Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanJanna
Johannessen, Adolf M., Merchant NavySecond Engineer OfficerJanna
Johannessen, Kåre, Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanJanna
Johansson, Oskar, Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanJanna
Jørgensen, Jørgen Gerd, Merchant Navy29Chief OfficerJanna, Inger
Larum, Rolf, Merchant NavySecond OfficerJanna
Mikalsen, Nils, Merchant Navy21Ordinary SeamanJanna, Norness
Nilsen, Olaf, Merchant NavyCookJanna
Pedersen, Kåre, Merchant NavyMess BoyJanna
Pedersen, Petter, Merchant NavyAble SeamanJanna
Solberg, Olav, Merchant NavyStokerJanna
Thorbjørnsen, Thoralf, Merchant NavyDonkeymanJanna
Ulvestadbakken, Severin L., Merchant NavyThird Engineer OfficerJanna

20 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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