Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Norwegian steam tanker

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 Ranella.

Aboard Ranella when hit on 12 Jun 1941

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

NameAgeRankServed on
Bjørløw, Karl Gunvard, Merchant Navy27StewardRanella
Brekke, Hjalmar, Merchant Navy32Second OfficerRanella
Christoffersen, Normann August, Merchant Navy17Able SeamanCaledonia, Ranella
Fokke, Arne, Merchant NavyDonkeymanRanella
Gabrielsen, Normann, Merchant Navy21Radio OperatorRanella
Gulbrandsen, Magnus, Merchant NavyAble SeamanRanella
Guttormsen, Olai, Merchant Navy39Able SeamanCrux, Ranella
Hansen, Harry, Merchant Navy33FiremanRanella, Bronxville
Hirsch, Robert Jacob Darre, Merchant Navy18Able SeamanRanella
Jonassen, John Aksel, Merchant Navy22Able SeamanRanella, Varangberg
Kaser, Olav, Merchant NavyFiremanRanella
Larsen, Frithjof Lingelem, Merchant Navy25FiremanRanella, Sydhav, Hamlet
Larsen, Nils Bernhard, Merchant Navy37Second Engineer OfficerRanella
Leije, Kars, Merchant NavyOilerRanella
Lilleheil, Edvard, Merchant Navy19OilerRanella, Norland, Hallanger
Mørland, Conrad Marthinius, Merchant Navy48MasterRanella
Nordahl, Alf Petter, Merchant Navy32OilerRanella
Olsen, Edvin Anker, Merchant Navy34Chief OfficerRanella
Olsen, Harald, Merchant NavyPumpmanRanella
Pedersen, Carl, Merchant NavyBoatswain (Bosun)Ranella
Pommer, Ivar, Merchant NavyCarpenterRanella
Rise, Karl Eilert, Merchant Navy36Third Engineer OfficerRanella
Robberstad, Jesper J., Merchant Navy19Able SeamanRanella, Solør
Ryden, Ragnar, Merchant NavyAble SeamanRanella
Scott, Richard, Merchant NavyGalley BoyRanella
Skau, Lars, Merchant Navy41Chief Engineer OfficerRanella
Thorkildsen, Torstein, Merchant NavyThird OfficerRanella
Thorsen, Frank, Merchant Navy25CookRanella, Ingerto +
Tobiassen, Torleif Arnold, Merchant Navy26Able SeamanRanella, Eidanger

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?
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