Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


American steam tanker

Photo courtesy of the Peabody and Essex Museum, Salem MA

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

Aboard Papoose when hit on 19 Mar 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
AmericanAlvarez, Manuel, Merchant Marine44FiremanPapoose
NorwegianAnderson, Alf, Merchant Marine56FiremanPapoose
AmericanBabineaux, Paul Alfred, Merchant Marine23MessmanPapoose
AmericanBargeron, Andrew, Merchant MarineMessmanPapoose
AmericanBarron, Thomas C., Merchant MarineWiperPapoose
PhilippineBass, Pablo, Merchant Marine53StewardPapoose
AmericanBlair, Charles Emil, Merchant Marine23Able SeamanPapoose, William C. McTarnahan +
AmericanBockett, Albert, Merchant MarineCookPapoose
AmericanBush, Denham Verley, Merchant Marine42Boatswain (Bosun)Papoose, Gurney E. Newlin +
AmericanCoyle, Joseph P., Merchant Marine38WiperPapoose
AmericanDigernes, Paul Johan, Merchant Marine46Chief MatePapoose
AmericanGraham, Harold B., Merchant Marine26MessmanPapoose
AmericanHamm, Stanley Joseph, Merchant Marine27Able SeamanPapoose
AmericanJohnson, Harold, Merchant Marine56Chief EngineerPapoose
AmericanKrueger, George Xavier, Merchant Marine28OilerPapoose +
BritishLeamey, August, Merchant Marine40Ordinary SeamanPapoose
AmericanLeveritt, Clarence Marion, Merchant Marine44First Assistant EngineerPapoose
AmericanMcNab, Eddielue Coe, Merchant Marine34Third Assistant EngineerPapoose
AmericanNottosen, Alfred, Merchant Marine47QuartermasterPapoose
AmericanPennington, Howard M., Merchant Marine28OilerPapoose
AmericanPeters, Edward Walter, Merchant Marine23FiremanPapoose +
AmericanPomeroy, James, Merchant Marine43MessmanPapoose
AmericanPrenitz, George, Merchant MarineOrdinary SeamanPapoose
AmericanPryor, Carl Edgar, Merchant Marine33Second Assistant EngineerPapoose
AmericanRussell, Frank Keach, Merchant Marine36Radio OperatorPapoose
AmericanShearman, James Arthur, Merchant Marine35OilerPapoose
AmericanShuty, Raymond, Merchant MarineQuartermasterPapoose
DanishSostack, Frederick Adolf, Merchant Marine38Able SeamanPapoose
AmericanStaedtler, Herbert Henry Edwin, Merchant Marine41MessmanPapoose
AmericanTufweson, Walter O., Merchant Marine33Able SeamanPapoose
AmericanWenning, Robert Mayer, Merchant Marine28Third MatePapoose
AmericanWhittington, Henry, Merchant Marine41PumpmanPapoose
AmericanWikstrom, John Anton, Merchant Marine62Second MatePapoose
AmericanZalnick, Raymond, Merchant Marine44MasterPapoose

34 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?
If you wish to add a crewmember to the listing we would need most of this information: ship name, nationality, name, dob, place of birth, service (merchant marine, ...), rank or job on board. We have place for a photo as well if provided. You can e-mail us the information here.