Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


American motor merchant

Photo courtesy of the Mariners Museum, Newport News VA

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

Aboard Wichita when hit on 19 Sep 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
AmericanArnold, Charles Herbert, Merchant MarineChief EngineerWichita +
AmericanBackas, Timothy, Merchant Marine18Ordinary SeamanWichita +
AmericanBailey, William T., USNREnsignWichita +
AmericanBarron, Lewis Guy, USNRCoxswainWichita +
AmericanBoissel, Arthur, Merchant MarineOilerWichita +
AmericanBole, Robert James, Merchant Marine22Deck CadetWichita +
AmericanBrenneiser, Otto, Merchant MarineAble SeamanWichita +
AmericanChapman, Doward, Merchant MarineOilerWichita +
AmericanChessman, Herman Swain, Merchant Marine46MasterWichita +
AmericanCorrigan, Reuel Bliss, Merchant Marine43Second MateWichita +
AmericanDaugherty, Alonzo, USNSeaman Second ClassWichita +
AmericanDeCesare, Thomas Julius, Merchant MarineMessmanWichita +
AmericanDougherty, Austin Leonard, Merchant MarineJunior Third MateWichita +
AmericanEisenhardt, Joseph Daniel, Merchant MarineUtilityWichita +
AmericanFertman, Morris, Merchant MarineMessmanWichita +
AmericanFrancis, Manuel Travis, Merchant MarineOilerWichita +
AmericanGlancy, Duane Clinton, USNSeaman Second ClassWichita +
AmericanHannold, Gail Myron, USNRSeaman Second ClassWichita +
AmericanHarper, Thomas Henry, Merchant MarineMessmanWichita +
AmericanHarrison, Joseph K., Merchant MarineMessmanWichita +
AmericanHart, Cecil Roland, Merchant MarineOrdinary SeamanWichita +
AmericanHodke, Herman James, USNSeaman Second ClassWichita +
AmericanHudson, Robert C., USNRSeaman Second ClassWichita +
AmericanHulburt, Robert Lee, USNSeaman Second ClassWichita +
AmericanIsaksen, Sverre J., Merchant MarineDeck MaintainerWichita +
AmericanJean, Raymond Joseph, Merchant MarineOrdinary SeamanWichita +
AmericanJohnson, Verl Frederick, Merchant MarineWiperWichita +
DutchJonge, Sikke de, Merchant Marine70Able SeamanWichita +
AmericanKane, Benjamin, Merchant MarineCarpenterWichita +
AmericanKastrup, Cajus, Merchant MarineChief CookWichita +
AmericanKlein, Chester Edward, Merchant Marine22Engine CadetWichita +
AmericanLarison, Ora Monroe, USNSeaman Second ClassWichita +
AmericanMaciorowski, Chester Adam, Merchant MarineThird Assistant EngineerWichita +
AmericanMartinez, Frank Mary, Merchant MarineBoatswain (Bosun)Wichita +
AmericanMcCawley, Thomas Paul, Merchant MarineChief StewardWichita +
AmericanMcLarin, William, Merchant MarineAble SeamanWichita +
AmericanMcNally, James Paul, Merchant MarineFirst Assistant EngineerWichita +
AmericanMenze, Herman, Merchant MarineThird Assistant EngineerWichita +
AmericanMishkin, Jack, Merchant MarineAble SeamanWichita +
AmericanMoonan, Andrew Vincent, Merchant MarineWiperWichita +
AmericanNovack, William Albert, Merchant MarineCookWichita +
AmericanPawlowski, Edward, Merchant Marine22Third MateWichita +
AmericanPrater, Roy, USNRSeaman Second ClassWichita +
AmericanRoti, Peter Wilhelm, Merchant MarineAble SeamanWichita +
AmericanRyan, Milton Elwood, Merchant MarineWiperWichita +
AmericanSalvan, Walter, Merchant MarineMessmanWichita +
AmericanSchmidt, Rudolf Robert, Merchant MarineAble SeamanWichita +
AmericanSkiba, Walter Theodore, Merchant MarineRadio OperatorWichita +
AmericanSofer, Harry, Merchant MarineElectricianWichita +
AmericanTownsend, Gordon Case, Merchant MarineSecond Assistant EngineerWichita +

50 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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