Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


American steam merchant

Photo courtesy of SSHSA Collection, University of Baltimore Library

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

Aboard Potlatch when hit on 27 Jun 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
AmericanActon, James A., USNArmed GuardPotlatch
AmericanBeckels, John, Merchant Marine56Chief CookPotlatch
CanadianBurke, John Joseph, Merchant MarineFireman/WiperPotlatch +
AmericanCarbotti, Michael James, Merchant Marine16Engine CadetPotlatch
AmericanDalbey, Carl Shepard, Merchant Marine20Radio OperatorPotlatch, William Pierce Frye +
AmericanDelatorre, Alfonso, Merchant MarineDeck EngineerPotlatch
AmericanFisher, Stanley Ramon, Merchant MarineOrdinary SeamanPotlatch +
AmericanGoodman, Solomon, USNArmed GuardPotlatch
AmericanJatho, Jake Luther, USN18Armed GuardPotlatch
AmericanKaplan, Nathan J., Merchant MarineDeck CadetPotlatch
AmericanKilpatrick, Hugh Waldemar, Merchant MarineWiperPotlatch +
AmericanKing, Thomas Marion, USNArmed GuardPotlatch
AmericanLapoint, John Joseph, Merchant MarineMasterPotlatch
AmericanLiscomb, Curtiss, USNArmed GuardPotlatch
AmericanLybrand, Dorsey K., USNLieutenantPotlatch
AmericanMatte, Arthur, Merchant Marine26SeamanPotlatch
AmericanMcKenzie, Enrique, Merchant Marine59StewardPotlatch +
AmericanMiller, John Martin, Merchant Marine32Ordinary SeamanPotlatch +
AmericanMorris, Adam Henry, Merchant MarineOilerPotlatch +
AmericanPaleologas, Basilios, Merchant MarineThird Assistant EngineerPotlatch +
AmericanParson, David, Merchant Marine63Second CookPotlatch +
AmericanRuggles, Estil Dempsey, USNArmed GuardPotlatch

22 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.