Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


American motor tanker

Photo courtesy of Texaco Archives

This is a listing of people associated with this ship.
We also have a detailed page on the American motor tanker Australia.

Aboard Australia when hit on 16 Mar 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
Ader, Martin, Merchant Marine53MasterAustralia
Akkerman, George, Merchant Marine41StewardAustralia
Anderson, R.W., Merchant MarineAble SeamanAustralia
Aucoin, Tanis Lee, Merchant Marine25MessboyAustralia
Boudreaux, Saul, Merchant Marine49Junior EngineerAustralia
Broussard, Dalles, Merchant Marine21QuartermasterAustralia
Codbold, Judson, Merchant MarineBoatswain (Bosun)Australia
Dick, John Swent, Merchant Marine36OilerAustralia
Elkins, Zim Franklin, Merchant Marine31Radio OperatorAustralia
Farrell, William J., Merchant MarineAble SeamanAustralia
Folsom, Carl, Merchant MarineAble SeamanAustralia
Garrett, Morris Edgar, Merchant MarineAble SeamanAustralia
Gates, Fred L., Merchant MarineElectricianAustralia
Grasse, John, Merchant Marine50First MateAustralia
Gray, Charles T., Merchant MarineThird Assistant EngineerAustralia
Harris, Walter W., Merchant MarineWiperAustralia
Hayes, Elzio, Merchant MarineOrdinary SeamanAustralia
Haywood, Ages Hubert, Merchant Marine35Junior EngineerAustralia +
Johnson, William Wallace, Merchant Marine37Second Assistant EngineerAustralia +
Landry, Harges Joseph, Merchant Marine20OilerAustralia
LeMaire, Lannis, Merchant Marine29Second CookAustralia
Lindbloom, Harry Ray, Merchant Marine34Second MateAustralia
Manuel, Leo E., Merchant MarineMessmanAustralia
Nyholm, Johan Bernhart, Merchant Marine57Second PumpmanAustralia +
Peck, Albert E., Merchant MarineOrdinary SeamanAustralia
Piggott, James Ross, Merchant Marine28First PumpmanAustralia
Prowse, Robert P., Merchant MarineAble SeamanAustralia
Pyles, Simon McGhie, Merchant Marine33MessmanAustralia
Raddatz, George Paul Heinrich, Merchant Marine48OilerAustralia
Romero, Willie, Merchant MarineChief CookAustralia
Sangwin, Leonard Murphy, Merchant Marine27Ordinary SeamanAustralia
Siemoneit, Herman, Merchant Marine53QuartermasterAustralia
Simmons, E.L., Merchant MarineChief EngineerAustralia
Stafford, Cloise, Merchant Marine20Ordinary SeamanAustralia
Swann, William Dale, Merchant Marine24WiperAustralia +
Utvik, Gunnar, Merchant Marine37Third MateAustralia
Vidrine, William Bill, Merchant Marine27Able SeamanAustralia
Wickham, Thomas Oscar, Merchant Marine32QuartermasterAustralia
Williamson, George Lemuel, Merchant Marine46MessmanAustralia
Wuehr, William Lawrence, Merchant Marine44First Assistant EngineerAustralia

40 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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