Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Dutch steam merchant

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

Aboard Farmsum when hit on 7 Dec 1940

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NameAgeRankServed on
Alewijn, Hendrik August van, Merchant Navy30Cabin BoyFarmsum
Andersen, August, Merchant Navy27Second OfficerFarmsum
Bakker, Jacobus, Merchant Navy46GreaserFarmsum +
Blaauw, Hiddo, Merchant Navy37Able SeamanFarmsum +
Breur, Doris, Merchant Navy61FiremanFarmsum +
Brinkman, Abraham, Merchant Navy18Ordinary SeamanFarmsum
Broersma, Dirk, Merchant Navy58CookFarmsum +
Buisman, Jacob, Merchant Navy19Galley BoyFarmsum +
Corthals, Leander, Merchant Navy45Chief Engineer OfficerFarmsum
Derlagen, Johannes, Merchant Navy29Able Seaman/GunnerSoesterberg, Farmsum +
Doorn, Gijsbertus van, Merchant Navy35Second Engineer OfficerFarmsum +
Elzinga, Janko, Merchant Navy17Deck BoyFarmsum +
Hazenack, Johannes Willem, Merchant Navy34GunnerFarmsum
Heemst, Adrianus van, Merchant Navy34FiremanFarmsum +
Hekkers, Frederik Philippus, Merchant Navy48DonkeymanFarmsum +
Honing, Daniƫl Wiegert, Merchant Navy18Galley BoyFarmsum +
Jaggs, John William, Merchant Navy19CookFarmsum
Jansma, Bartele, Merchant Navy53MasterFarmsum
Kal, Godard Alexander, Merchant Navy28Radio OperatorFarmsum
Klijn, Iemke Jan, Merchant Navy38Chief OfficerFarmsum
Laan, Nicolaas van der, Merchant Navy33Third OfficerFarmsum, Eibergen
Lubliek, Henry Eduard, Merchant Navy27Assistant EngineerFarmsum +
Pronk, Cornelis Jacobus, Merchant Navy24Able SeamanFarmsum +
Riggeling, B., Merchant NavyAble SeamanFarmsum
Sander, Jan, Merchant Navy36Boatswain (Bosun)Farmsum +
Smith, A.A., Merchant Navy27Third Engineer OfficerFarmsum
Tulling, Simon Pieter, Merchant Navy27Mess Room BoyFarmsum
Weele, Adriaan Jan van der, Merchant Navy19Able SeamanFarmsum +
Wienen, George Alexander van, Merchant Navy26Ordinary SeamanFarmsum
Wijnberg, Harmen, Merchant NavyAble SeamanFarmsum
Willemse, Willem Nicolaas, Merchant Navy18Assistant EngineerFarmsum +

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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