Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

Raymond Crane

USN. American

Born  12 Nov 1924
Died  12 Nov 1972(48)

Photo courtesy of Crystal Hoffman

Roster information listed for Raymond Crane

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
USS Tasker H. Bliss (AP 42)Troop transportCrew member12 Nov 1942U-130

Personal information

Raymond "Bill" Crane joined the US Navy at the age of 17 and turned 18 on the day USS Tasker H. Bliss was torpedoed. His brother "Woody" served in the US Army and also participated in the Operation Torch, the Allied landings in North Africa. Neither knew the other was serving in the same operation until they returned home.

Crew list for Ships hit by U-boats