Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


American steam merchant

Lihue under her former name Seattle. Photo courtesy of State Library of New South Wales

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

Aboard Lihue when hit on 23 Feb 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
AmericanBethell, Howard Edward, Merchant Marine27Ordinary SeamanLihue
AmericanBigelow, Walter James, Merchant Marine46Able SeamanLihue
AmericanBooth, Hunter Robert, Merchant Marine28CarpenterLihue
AmericanBosworth, Robert Charles, Merchant Marine33OilerLihue
AmericanBuckley, Brainard G., Merchant Marine35WiperLihue
AmericanCafferty, William Ambrose, Merchant Marine34UtilityLihue
AmericanCranstoun, Andrew W., Merchant Marine23Third MateLihue
AmericanDansky, George, Merchant Marine23Crew memberLihue
AmericanDowney, Paul, Merchant Marine45Crew memberLihue
AmericanDyer, John Cassin, Merchant Marine34Second MateLihue
PhilippineEsoultero, Jacinto C., Merchant Marine59StewardLihue
AmericanFraser, Cox Michael, Merchant Marine66Chief CookLihue
AmericanGordon, George R., Merchant Marine50Second CookLihue
AmericanHarnek, Leo Frank, Merchant Marine32WiperLihue
AmericanJocher, Edmond Julius, Merchant Marine34Able SeamanLihue
AmericanJordan, Joseph Ashton Ladson, Merchant Marine39Able SeamanLihue
AmericanKenyon, Everett Jay, Merchant Marine43Chief EngineerLihue
AmericanLeithead, William Gladstone, Merchant Marine38MasterLihue
AmericanLidell, Steadman, Merchant Marine25Radio OperatorLihue
AmericanMacDonald, Ronald A., Merchant Marine36First Assistant EngineerLihue
AmericanMurphy, James Frederick, Merchant Marine35Second Assistant EngineerLihue
AmericanMurray, John M., Merchant Marine39Crew memberLihue
AmericanPedersen, Perry T., Merchant Marine33Chief MateLihue
AmericanPost, Charles Wallace, Merchant Marine47Deck EngineerLihue
AmericanRamirez, John H., Merchant Marine36WatertenderLihue
AmericanShreve, Joseph Edward, Merchant Marine25Third Assistant EngineerLihue
AmericanStockett, William E., Merchant Marine22MessmanLihue
NorwegianStokkeland, Peder, Merchant Marine40FiremanLihue
AmericanTennant, John J., Merchant Marine33Assistant EngineerLihue
AmericanTimmerman, Robert D., Merchant Marine24Able SeamanLihue
AmericanTruman, Jerold William, Merchant Marine23FiremanLihue
AmericanVogelfanger, Hyman S., Merchant Marine22Crew memberLihue
AmericanWalfrom, John Francis, Merchant Marine54Crew memberLihue
AmericanWest, Carl W., Merchant Marine40OilerLihue

34 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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