Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Swedish motor merchant

Photo courtesy of Sjöhistoriska Museet, Stockholm

This is a listing of people associated with this ship.
We also have a detailed page on the Swedish motor merchant Canton.

Aboard Canton when hit on 9 Aug 1940

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

NameAgeRankServed on
SwedishAndersson, Gotthard Edvin Antonius, Merchant Navy56Chief Engineer OfficerCanton +
NorwegianBakken, Olaf Andreas, Merchant Navy19Mess Room BoyCanton +
SwedishBondesson, Ove Bertil, Merchant Navy25Deck BoyCanton +
SwedishEklund, Sven Emanuel, Merchant Navy45ElectricianCanton +
PhilippineEspenilla, Amado, Merchant NavyWaiterCanton +
SwedishHeikel, Sven Olov, Merchant NavyAble SeamanCanton +
SwedishJohansson, Axel Gustav Gunnar, Merchant Navy44Able SeamanCanton +
SwedishJonsson, Karl Allan, Merchant Navy29Third Engineer OfficerCanton +
SwedishLorenz, Karl Bertil, Merchant Navy18Second CookCanton +
SwedishLundin, Folke Evald, Merchant Navy23Able SeamanCanton +
SwedishOlsson, Ivan Kasimir, Merchant Navy55Boatswain (Bosun)Canton +
SwedishPettersson, Karl Gösta, Merchant Navy20MechanicCanton +
SwedishRoos, Sven Fredrik, Merchant Navy20MechanicCanton +
SwedishTausis, Gösta Henry, Merchant Navy30Third OfficerCanton +
SwedishTorssell, Bror Gustaf, Merchant Navy52MasterCanton +
SwedishWincent, Charles Rudolf, Merchant Navy20Chief CookCanton +

16 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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