Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


American steam tanker

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 American steam tanker Papoose.

Aboard Papoose when hit on 19 Mar 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
Alvarez, Manuel, Merchant Marine44FiremanPapoose
Anderson, Alf, Merchant Marine56FiremanPapoose
Babineaux, Paul Alfred, Merchant Marine23MessmanPapoose
Bargeron, Andrew, Merchant MarineMessmanPapoose
Barron, Thomas C., Merchant MarineWiperPapoose
Bass, Pablo, Merchant Marine53StewardPapoose
Blair, Charles Emil, Merchant Marine23Able SeamanPapoose, William C. McTarnahan +
Bockett, Albert, Merchant MarineCookPapoose
Bush, Denham Verley, Merchant Marine42Boatswain (Bosun)Papoose, Gurney E. Newlin +
Coyle, Joseph P., Merchant Marine38WiperPapoose
Digernes, Paul Johan, Merchant Marine46Chief MatePapoose
Graham, Harold B., Merchant Marine26MessmanPapoose
Hamm, Stanley Joseph, Merchant Marine27Able SeamanPapoose
Johnson, Harold, Merchant Marine56Chief EngineerPapoose
Krueger, George Xavier, Merchant Marine28OilerPapoose +
Leamey, August, Merchant Marine40Ordinary SeamanPapoose
Leveritt, Clarence Marion, Merchant Marine44First Assistant EngineerPapoose
McNab, Eddielue Coe, Merchant Marine34Third Assistant EngineerPapoose
Nottosen, Alfred, Merchant Marine47QuartermasterPapoose
Pennington, Howard M., Merchant Marine28OilerPapoose
Peters, Edward Walter, Merchant Marine23FiremanPapoose +
Pomeroy, James, Merchant Marine43MessmanPapoose
Prenitz, George, Merchant MarineOrdinary SeamanPapoose
Pryor, Carl Edgar, Merchant Marine33Second Assistant EngineerPapoose
Russell, Frank Keach, Merchant Marine36Radio OperatorPapoose
Shearman, James Arthur, Merchant Marine35OilerPapoose
Shuty, Raymond, Merchant MarineQuartermasterPapoose
Sostack, Frederick Adolf, Merchant Marine38Able SeamanPapoose
Staedtler, Herbert Henry Edwin, Merchant Marine41MessmanPapoose
Tufweson, Walter O., Merchant Marine33Able SeamanPapoose
Wenning, Robert Mayer, Merchant Marine28Third MatePapoose
Whittington, Henry, Merchant Marine41PumpmanPapoose
Wikstrom, John Anton, Merchant Marine62Second MatePapoose
Zalnick, Raymond, Merchant Marine44MasterPapoose

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?
If you wish to add a crewmember to the listing we would need most of this information: ship name, nationality, name, dob, place of birth, service (merchant marine, ...), rank or job on board. We have place for a photo as well if provided. You can e-mail us the information here.