Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


American motor tanker

Photo courtesy of Texaco Archives

This is a listing of people associated with this ship.
We also have a detailed page on the American motor tanker Louisiana.

Aboard Louisiana when hit on 17 Aug 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
AmericanAboyon, Felix, Merchant MarineStewardLouisiana +
AmericanBerry, Franklin J., Merchant MarineMessmanLouisiana +
AmericanBerzelius, Milton E., Merchant MarineThird MateLouisiana +
AmericanBobbitt, James H., Merchant MarineFirst Assistant EngineerLouisiana +
AmericanBurch, Charles H., Merchant MarineFireman/WiperLouisiana +
AmericanCebola, Francisco C., Merchant MarineAble SeamanLouisiana +
AmericanChute, Jack H., Merchant MarineOrdinary SeamanLouisiana +
AmericanCooke, Jack G., Merchant MarineMessmanLouisiana +
AmericanCooley, Athan A., Merchant MarineAble SeamanLouisiana +
AmericanElderkin, Floyd E., Merchant MarineCookLouisiana +
AmericanEliasson, Howard G., Merchant MarineFireman/WiperLouisiana +
AmericanFlynn, Francis G., Merchant MarineOrdinary SeamanLouisiana +
AmericanFontenot, Burley J., Merchant MarinePumpmanLouisiana +
AmericanFuller, Albert J., Merchant MarineAble SeamanLouisiana +
AmericanGraham, Edmond W., Merchant MarineOrdinary SeamanLouisiana +
AmericanHarrell, James M., Merchant MarineChief EngineerLouisiana +
AmericanHicks, Arthur W., Merchant MarineChief MateLouisiana +
AmericanHough, Daniel G., Merchant MarineSecond Assistant EngineerLouisiana +
AmericanKeener, Ross C., Merchant MarineThird Assistant EngineerLouisiana +
AmericanKerr, Morris Martin, Merchant Marine32Radio OperatorArkansas, Louisiana +
AmericanKnipe, Edward J., Merchant MarineMessmanLouisiana +
AmericanLambert, Herman B., Merchant MarineMessmanLouisiana +
AmericanLaRoi, Millard M., Merchant MarineOilerLouisiana +
AmericanMachajski, John J., Merchant MarineOrdinary SeamanLouisiana +
AmericanMandewirth, Charles F., Merchant MarineCookLouisiana +
AmericanMangan, John J., Merchant MarineOilerLouisiana +
AmericanManifold, Anthony B., USNRGunner's Mate Third ClassLouisiana +
AmericanMartin, James B., Merchant MarineUtilityLouisiana +
AmericanMcDonough, James M., Merchant MarineFireman/WiperLouisiana +
AmericanMerwin, Stuart R., Merchant MarineWiperLouisiana +
AmericanMumm, George H., Merchant MarineOilerLouisiana +
AmericanOstrowski, John, Merchant MarineOilerLouisiana +
AmericanPiette, Richard N., USNRSeaman Second ClassLouisiana +
AmericanRamsey, Oscar, USNRSeaman Second ClassLouisiana +
AmericanRasmussen, Robert L., Merchant MarineBoatswain (Bosun)Louisiana +
AmericanRichard, John F., Merchant MarineAble SeamanLouisiana +
AmericanRiedel, Lawrence R., USNRSeaman Second ClassLouisiana +
AmericanRink, Francis R., USNRSeaman Second ClassLouisiana +
AmericanRoberts, Lloyd N., USNRSeaman Second ClassLouisiana +
AmericanRocchio, Alomenico J., Merchant MarineDeck EngineerLouisiana +
AmericanStrother, Claude P., Merchant MarineSecond MateLouisiana +
AmericanSwanson, Joel A., Merchant MarineMasterLouisiana +
AmericanTolowitski, Edward H., Merchant MarineEngineer MaintainerLouisiana +
AmericanWalling, John W., Merchant MarineFireman/WiperLouisiana +
AmericanWebb, Franklin K., Merchant MarineWiperLouisiana +
AmericanWicks, Perry A., Merchant MarineWiperLouisiana +
AmericanWilliams, Roger James, USNRSeaman Second ClassLouisiana +
AmericanYuhase, George A., Merchant MarineAble SeamanLouisiana +
AmericanZimmerman, John W., USNRSeaman Second ClassLouisiana +

49 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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