Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Norwegian steam tanker

Sarita under her former name Melania. Photo courtesy of State Library of New South Wales

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

Aboard Sarita when hit on 14 Jul 1940

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

NameAgeRankServed on
DutchDonker, Ludvig W., Merchant NavyOilerSarita
NorwegianEfraimsen, Sverre, Merchant NavySecond OfficerSarita
SwedishEliasson, Gösta E., Merchant NavyDonkeymanSarita
NorwegianEriksen, Otto, Merchant NavyThird Engineer OfficerSarita
NorwegianFoss, Fridthjof, Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanSarita
DutchFranken, Abraham, Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanSarita
NorwegianGrøm, Carsten, Merchant NavyMasterSarita
NorwegianHenriksen, Habart E., Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanSarita
NorwegianJohannesen, Erling, Merchant NavyChief OfficerSarita
DutchKelly, Rafael, Merchant NavyDeck BoySarita
NorwegianLillebø, Reinhardt, Merchant NavyThird OfficerSarita
DutchMan, Adrianus de, Merchant NavySecond Engineer OfficerSarita
DutchMartin, Johannes, Merchant NavyOilerSarita
NorwegianNilsen, John, Merchant NavyCarpenterSarita
NorwegianOlsen, Ole Peder, Merchant Navy46StewardSarita, Octavian +
DutchPors, José Maria, Merchant NavyEngine BoySarita
DutchRhoda, Leon, Merchant NavyStokerSarita
BritishRichardson, Joseph A., Merchant NavyPumpmanSarita
BritishRichardson, Robert E., Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanSarita
NorwegianSolem, Asbjørn, Merchant NavyCookSarita
BritishStanley, Jones, Merchant NavyStokerSarita
NorwegianTjøstolvsen, Kjell, Merchant NavyMess BoySarita
NorwegianTjøstolvsen, Kåre, Merchant NavyGalley BoySarita
DutchVeelen, Thomas van, Merchant Navy44Boatswain (Bosun)Sarita
BritishWildfield, C., Merchant NavyEngine BoySarita
BritishWilson, Cyril, Merchant NavyDeck BoySarita
BritishWilson, Cyril A., Merchant NavyStokerSarita
NorwegianWroldsen, Samuel, Merchant NavyChief Engineer OfficerSarita
NorwegianØigaren, Olaf Olsen, Merchant NavyAble SeamanSarita

29 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?
If you wish to add a crewmember to the listing we would need most of this information: ship name, nationality, name, dob, place of birth, service (merchant marine, ...), rank or job on board. We have place for a photo as well if provided. You can e-mail us the information here.