Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Panamanian steam merchant

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

Aboard Capira when hit on 31 Aug 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
AmericanBarber, William L., USNSeaman Second ClassCapira
AmericanCampbell, John L., USNSeaman Second ClassCapira
AmericanCaras, James, Merchant Marine20Deck CadetCapira
AmericanCatoe, James W., USNSeaman Second ClassCapira
AmericanChastain, Lawyal J., USNSeaman Second ClassCapira
MalteseCutager, Carmelo, Merchant Marine25GreaserCapira +
AmericanDechantsreiter, John G., USNSeaman Second ClassCapira, Chattanooga City
AmericanDeHaven, Woodrow W., USNR29Seaman Second ClassCapira, Chattanooga City
AmericanDudley, Alvin D., USNSeaman Second ClassCapira, Chattanooga City
AmericanFreeman, William Larry, USNSeaman Second ClassCapira +
AmericanHertel, Matthew M., USNR21Seaman Second ClassCapira, Chattanooga City
AmericanHiggins, Thomas, Merchant Marine36FiremanCapira
AmericanJensen, Ejnar, Merchant MarineMasterCapira
BritishKinnear, Thomas, Merchant Marine56Chief Engineer OfficerCapira +
BritishMitchison, Thomas A., Merchant Marine42Second Engineer OfficerCapira +
AmericanRavella, James A., USNLieutenant (junior grade)Capira
AmericanReid, Benjamin F., USNSeaman Second ClassCapira
AmericanRicks, Benjamin F., USNSeaman Second ClassCapira
AmericanTravis, James B., Merchant Marine21Engine CadetCapira
AmericanVan Bushkirk, Lester K., USNSeaman First ClassCapira
ChineseYoung Foo Ching, , Merchant Marine49CookCapira +

21 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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