Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Swedish steam 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 steam merchant Gwalia.

Aboard Gwalia when hit on 2 Dec 1940

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

NameAgeRankServed on
SwedishAmberntsson, Anders Edvin, Merchant Navy55Second Engineer OfficerGwalia +
SwedishAndersson, Fred, Merchant Navy22Ordinary SeamanGwalia +
DanishEngshöj, E., Merchant NavyAble SeamanGwalia
SwedishEriksson, Paul, Merchant Navy27Engine BoyGwalia +
BritishEvans, E., Merchant NavyMess Room BoyGwalia
SwedishFredriksson, Karl Oskar, Merchant NavyEngine BoyGwalia
NorwegianGullaksen, Bendik, Merchant Navy33Able SeamanGwalia +
NorwegianJørgensen, Karl Martin, Merchant Navy45CookGwalia +
NorwegianKristiansen, Yngvar, Merchant Navy26StokerGwalia +
SwedishKullander, Knut, Merchant Navy50StokerGwalia +
SwedishLange, Carl-Axel, Merchant Navy35Second OfficerGwalia +
SwedishLarsson, Karl J., Merchant Navy53Able SeamanGwalia +
SwedishLindberg, Sternhold Berthel, Merchant Navy59MasterGwalia +
SwedishLorentsson, B., Merchant NavyJunior Ordinary SeamanGwalia
SwedishMattsson, Osvald, Merchant Navy33StewardGwalia +
SwedishPettersson, Carl Algot, Merchant Navy42Chief Engineer OfficerGwalia +
SwedishPettersson, Oscar Ture, Merchant Navy60Chief OfficerGwalia +
NorwegianRønning, Ole Andrias, Merchant Navy48StokerGwalia +
SwedishSvensson, Gösta Ingemar, Merchant Navy23Ordinary SeamanGwalia +
SwedishWärja, Nils Gunnar, Merchant Navy22StokerGwalia +

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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