Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


American steam merchant

Norvana under her former name York

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

Aboard Norvana when hit on 19 Jan 1942

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NameAgeRankServed on
AmericanBridges, Francis Ward, Merchant Marine23WiperNorvana +
AmericanClarke, Leonard Alexander, Merchant MarineChief EngineerNorvana +
AmericanColtrain, Dennis Robus, Merchant MarineThird Assistant EngineerNorvana +
AmericanDaughtry, William Dan, Merchant MarineOilerNorvana +
AmericanDavis, Jesse James, Merchant MarineOilerNorvana +
PhilippineDe La Cruz, Pablo, Merchant MarineMessmanNorvana +
AmericanDivers, Lawrence William, Merchant MarineBoatswain (Bosun)Norvana +
AmericanEdwards, David, Merchant MarineCookNorvana +
AmericanEdwards, Lawrence, Merchant MarineAble SeamanNorvana +
AmericanGibbs, Joe, Merchant MarineOrdinary SeamanNorvana +
AmericanHenry, Edward, Merchant MarineCookNorvana +
AmericanIrons, William Colville, Merchant Marine29Third MateNorvana +
AmericanJohnson, Henry Carleton, Merchant MarineSecond MateNorvana +
AmericanKelly, John Henry, Merchant MarineSecond Assistant EngineerNorvana +
AmericanKendrick, Clarence Johnson, Merchant MarineFireman/WiperNorvana +
AmericanLagoyianis, Peter Panagis, Merchant Marine45Able SeamanNorvana +
AmericanLassus, Nicholas Alexander, Merchant Marine31OilerNorvana +
AmericanLewis, Thomas Durham, Merchant MarineFireman/WiperNorvana +
AmericanMackie, Alexander Clinton, Merchant Marine54Chief MateNorvana +
AmericanMaloney, William James, Merchant MarineOrdinary SeamanNorvana +
AmericanNixon, Josephus Nathaniel, Merchant MarineStewardNorvana +
AmericanPaige, Clifton, Merchant Marine26MessmanNorvana +
AmericanPapatolos, Nicholas, Merchant Marine46Fireman/WiperNorvana +
AmericanStoraa, Sofus Eliot, Merchant Marine46Able SeamanNorvana +
AmericanThompson, Ernest Jefferson, Merchant MarineMasterNorvana +
AmericanWaugh, John, Merchant MarineAble SeamanNorvana +
AmericanWechsler, Meyer Ernest, Merchant Marine25Radio OperatorNorvana +
AmericanWright, Meldrim Edward, Merchant MarineMessmanNorvana +
AmericanWynn, Cecil Idus, Merchant Marine40First Assistant EngineerNorvana +

29 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?
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