Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

East Indian

American motor merchant

Photo courtesy of the Mariners Museum, Newport News VA

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

Aboard East Indian when hit on 3 Nov 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
AmericanAxtell, Harold A., USNRLieutenant (junior grade)East Indian +
AmericanBailey, Archibald J., Merchant MarineWaiterEast Indian +
AmericanCapers, Marion, Merchant Marine39Boatswain (Bosun)East Indian
AmericanDavis, Vernon E., Merchant MarineAble SeamanEast Indian +
AmericanDennis, Andrew L., Merchant MarineOrdinary SeamanEast Indian +
AmericanDoyle, Bert, Merchant MarineChief EngineerEast Indian +
AmericanDuffy, Matthew G., Merchant MarineMessmanEast Indian +
AmericanEsner, Arthur, Merchant Marine43Radio OperatorEast Indian +
AmericanFleming, Roy James, USNRSeaman Second ClassEast Indian +
AmericanFord, William S., Merchant MarineOilerEast Indian +
AmericanForrest, Wilson T., Merchant MarineDeck MaintainerEast Indian +
AmericanFrye, Kermit Clesthanees, USNRSeaman Second ClassEast Indian +
AmericanGallwits, John F., Merchant MarineMessmanEast Indian +
AmericanGeiger, Walter, Merchant MarineMessmanEast Indian +
AmericanGillan, , Merchant MarineSecond Assistant EngineerEast Indian
AmericanGleason, George J., Merchant MarineWiperEast Indian +
AmericanGregory, John R., Merchant MarineOilerEast Indian +
AmericanHalbach, Walter C., Merchant MarineThird Assistant EngineerEast Indian +
AmericanHammond, Clayton Shackleford, Merchant Marine32First MateEast Indian
AmericanHassin, Max, Merchant MarineMessmanEast Indian +
AmericanHawiley, Edward B., Merchant MarineElectricianEast Indian +
AmericanHelsley, Henry H., Merchant MarineAble SeamanEast Indian +
AmericanHill, Eldoras Fancher, USNRSeaman Second ClassEast Indian +
AmericanJacques, Raymond Zack, USNRSeaman First ClassEast Indian +
AmericanJones, Paul Howard, USNRSeaman Second ClassEast Indian +
AmericanKeenan, Patrick, Merchant Marine36Third MateEast Indian
AmericanKubey, Leo F., Merchant MarineCookEast Indian +
AmericanLarson, Ernest, Merchant MarineFirst Assistant EngineerEast Indian +
AmericanLewis, Burruss Blondie, USNRSeaman Second ClassEast Indian +
AmericanLippert, Louis J., Merchant MarineWiperEast Indian +
AmericanLloyd, George L., Merchant MarineCookEast Indian +
AmericanLouderback, Norman D., Merchant MarineWiperEast Indian +
AmericanMacLean, Murdoch Stanley, Merchant Marine57StewardEast Indian
AmericanMarchant, Lemuel H., Merchant MarineSecond MateEast Indian +
AmericanMcHugh, Archibald, Merchant MarinePurserEast Indian +
AmericanMoore, Charles Joseph, USNRGunner's Mate Third ClassEast Indian +
AmericanO'Brien, Joseph P., Merchant MarineDeck MaintainerEast Indian +
AmericanOliphant, Hugh Boyer, USNRSeaman Second ClassEast Indian +
AmericanPetriglianao, Otto, Merchant MarineMessmanEast Indian +
AmericanPierson, Walter B., Merchant MarineOrdinary SeamanEast Indian +
AmericanPitman, Glen William, USNSeaman Second ClassEast Indian +
AmericanPosti, Martin S., Merchant MarineAble SeamanEast Indian +
AmericanRegolizio, Gregory G., Merchant MarineOilerEast Indian +
AmericanReichenbach, Russell R., USNRSeaman Second ClassEast Indian +
AmericanRiggon, Jack Lewis, USNRSeaman Second ClassEast Indian +
AmericanRobinson, John Henry, USNRSeaman Second ClassEast Indian +
AmericanRodriguez, Manuel, Merchant MarineMessmanEast Indian +
AmericanSmith, James H., Merchant MarineDeck EngineerEast Indian +
AmericanSte. Marie, Ovide L., Merchant MarineMasterEast Indian +
AmericanSweeney, Owen J., Merchant MarineMessmanEast Indian +
AmericanTisinger, James Wallace, USNRadioman Third ClassEast Indian +
AmericanTroublefield, Rollin M., Merchant MarineOilerEast Indian +

52 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.