Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Norwegian steam merchant

Photo Courtesy of Library of Contemporary History, Stuttgart

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

Aboard Simla when hit on 22 Sep 1940

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

NameAgeRankServed on
Amundsen, Harald Brøndsted, Merchant Navy34StewardSimla, Finnanger +
Andresen, Wilhelm Antonius, Merchant Navy51Chief Engineer OfficerSimla
Berg, Leif, Merchant NavyOilerSimla
Bernhoft, Torgrim, Merchant NavyAble SeamanSimla
Blom, Jens Gunvald, Merchant Navy32Third OfficerSimla
Didriksen, Sten Ansgar, Merchant Navy20Able SeamanSimla
Evant, Harris, Merchant Navy32Second OfficerSimla +
Foyn, Samuel P., Merchant NavyStokerSimla
Frese, Ekon, Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanSimla
Gjertsen, Ralph, Merchant NavyAble SeamanSimla
Guldbrandsen, Arvid, Merchant NavyDeck BoySimla
Henriksen, Hans Wagn, Royal Norwegian Navy36Chief OfficerSimla, HNoMS Bath (I 17) +
Hoch-Nilsen, Arne, Merchant NavyJunior Ordinary SeamanSimla
Honom, Jens, Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanSimla
Høy, Helge, Merchant Navy24Radio OperatorSimla
Johansen, Inge, Merchant Navy19DonkeymanSimla
Johansen, Trygve, Merchant NavySecond Engineer OfficerSimla
Karlsen, Marinius Kristian, Merchant NavyCookSimla +
Kieding, Jørgen Henrik, Merchant Navy22Able SeamanSimla, Inger, L.A. Christensen, Viva
Krogh, Hans-August F. von, Merchant Navy46MasterSimla +
Larsen, Søren, Merchant NavyOilerSimla
Larsen, Willy Helmer, Merchant Navy19Able SeamanSimla +
Lindhjem, Peder, Merchant NavyOilerSimla
Martinsen, Einar Rød, Merchant NavyThird Engineer OfficerSimla
Martinsen, John, Merchant NavyStokerSimla
Mathiesen, Mathias, Merchant NavyCarpenterSimla
Pettersen, Karl Johan, Merchant Navy32DonkeymanSimla, Innerøy +
Skau, Willy, Merchant Navy22Ordinary SeamanSimla
Stensrud, Ove, Merchant NavyBoatswain (Bosun)Simla
Stenvåg, Arvid Karnuf, Merchant NavyStokerSimla +
Støa, Kåre, Merchant NavyGalley BoySimla

31 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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