Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

Luis DeAcosta

Merchant Marine. American

Roster information listed for Luis DeAcosta

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
CherokeeSteam passenger shipWatertender16 Jun 1942U-87 (1)

Personal information

Son of Mary Souza, of New Bedford, MA. He was one of the 39 survivors of Cherokee who were rescued by USCGC Escanaba.


  1. NARA: Survivors Report of Cherokee

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Crew list for Ships hit by U-boats