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
NorwegianBrandal, Nils, Merchant NavyStokerJanna
NorwegianBrandal, Petter I.P., Merchant Navy26Able SeamanJanna
NorwegianBøttger, Thorbjørn Aleksander, Merchant NavyMasterJanna
NorwegianDriviklepp, Peder, Merchant NavyAble SeamanJanna
NorwegianFredriksen, Harry Asbjørn, Merchant Navy32Boatswain (Bosun)Janna, Innerøy +
NorwegianGjesdal, Oskar, Merchant NavyChief Engineer OfficerJanna
NorwegianGulbrandsen, Georg, Merchant NavyStewardJanna
NorwegianHedmann, Ernst, Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanJanna
NorwegianJohannessen, Adolf M., Merchant NavySecond Engineer OfficerJanna
NorwegianJohannessen, Kåre, Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanJanna
NorwegianJohansson, Oskar, Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanJanna
NorwegianJørgensen, Jørgen Gerd, Merchant Navy29Chief OfficerJanna, Inger
NorwegianLarum, Rolf, Merchant NavySecond OfficerJanna
NorwegianMikalsen, Nils, Merchant Navy21Ordinary SeamanJanna, Norness
NorwegianNilsen, Olaf, Merchant NavyCookJanna
NorwegianPedersen, Kåre, Merchant NavyMess BoyJanna
NorwegianPedersen, Petter, Merchant NavyAble SeamanJanna
NorwegianSolberg, Olav, Merchant NavyStokerJanna
NorwegianThorbjørnsen, Thoralf, Merchant NavyDonkeymanJanna
NorwegianUlvestadbakken, 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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