Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Brazilian steam merchant

Photo courtesy of the Peabody and Essex Museum, Salem MA

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

Aboard Arabutan when hit on 7 Mar 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
Acriano Gomes, Augusto, Merchant Navy33Chief OfficerArabutan
Adiano do Almeida, José, Merchant Navy36BakerArabutan
Alfredo do Prado, Aníbal, Merchant Navy49MasterArabutan
Alves dos Reis, José, Merchant Navy40Chief StewardArabutan
Alves Figueiredo, Vergilio, Merchant Navy41Aspirant Engineer OfficerArabutan
Americo do Souza, Benjamin, Merchant Navy38FiremanArabutan
Antonio dos Santos, Amarolino, Merchant Navy43CarpenterArabutan
Augusto dos Santos, José, Merchant Navy19StewardArabutan
Azevedo do Prado, Aníbal, Merchant Navy20Aspirant OfficerArabutan
Barbosa de Jesus, Hilario, Merchant Navy22Third Engineer OfficerArabutan
Berges da Silva, Maroionillo, Merchant Navy50Chief CookArabutan
Bezerra Guedes, Joao, Merchant Navy38Able SeamanArabutan
Bonifacis da Rocha, Sebastiao, Merchant Navy50FiremanArabutan
Cassiano de Lima, Antonio, Merchant Navy35Able SeamanArabutan
Corres da Silva, Joao, Merchant Navy30StewardArabutan
Curoine Riberio, Francisco, Merchant Navy54FiremanArabutan
Da Costa Freire, Enerito, Merchant Navy18Ordinary SeamanArabutan
De Farias Leite, Alvaro, Merchant Navy54PassengerArabutan
De Oliveira, Geonidas, Merchant Navy22StewardArabutan
De Oliveira Martins, Raymundo, Merchant Navy24Ordinary SeamanArabutan
De Oliveira Narres, Severino, Merchant Navy52Second CookArabutan
Dias Pinto, Joao, Merchant Navy27Ordinary SeamanArabutan
Do Desterro Laranja, José, Merchant Navy53PassengerArabutan
Domingos dos Santos, Wilson, Merchant Navy21Ordinary SeamanArabutan, Itapagé +
Dos Reis, Tertuliano, Merchant Navy41Fourth Engineer OfficerArabutan
Ema dos Santos, Manoel, Merchant Navy37Coal PasserArabutan
Eustachio Cruz, Manoel, Merchant Navy35Second Radio OperatorArabutan
Faustino de Oliveira, Pulcherio, Merchant Navy23Ordinary SeamanArabutan
Figueiredo, Antonio, Merchant Navy27Able SeamanArabutan
Florêncio Coimbra, Manoel, Merchant Navy36AttendantArabutan +
Francisco dos Santos, Joao, Merchant Navy43Able SeamanArabutan
Gaspar, Luiz, Merchant Navy32Able SeamanArabutan
Geraldo da S. Alencar, Antonio, Merchant Navy21StewardArabutan
Goes de Faria, Antonio, Merchant Navy27Third Radio OperatorArabutan
Herminio da Silva, José, Merchant Navy33FiremanArabutan
José de Sant’Anna, Edwaldo, Merchant Navy25Fifth Engineer OfficerArabutan
Lobo de Medeiros, José, Merchant Navy21Third OfficerArabutan
Manoel da Luz, Humberto, Merchant Navy25Coal PasserArabutan
Marcelino da Silva, Antonio, Merchant Navy23Coal PasserArabutan
Nascimento dos Santos, Manoel, Merchant Navy26FiremanArabutan
Oliveira de Arauje, Antonio, Merchant Navy22FiremanArabutan
Pedro Ferreira, Antonio, Merchant Navy55PassengerArabutan
Pereira de Almeida, Alonso, Merchant Navy23Ordinary SeamanArabutan
Propheta do Nascimento, Elyseu, Merchant NavyPassengerBuarque, Arabutan
Quirino, Cicero, Merchant Navy22Coal PasserArabutan
Rodrigues Leal, José, Merchant Navy34StewardArabutan
Rogerio de Andrade, Sebastiao, Merchant Navy42Second OfficerArabutan
Santos da Rosa, Adolpho, Merchant Navy30Third CookArabutan
Severo de Azevedo, Manoel, Merchant Navy48Second Engineer OfficerArabutan
Silva Labrincha, Flavio, Merchant Navy32First OfficerArabutan
Soares Campos, Antonio, Merchant Navy43Chief Engineer OfficerArabutan
Villar Dillon, Dioscorides, Merchant Navy35First Radio OperatorArabutan
Xavier, Virgilio, Merchant Navy42FiremanArabutan
Xavier da Silva, Joao, Merchant Navy31Boatswain (Bosun)Arabutan
Xavier do Nascimento, Joao, Merchant Navy36Able SeamanArabutan

55 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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