Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

Steel Navigator

American steam merchant

Photo courtesy of SSHSA Collection, University of Baltimore Library

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

Aboard Steel Navigator when hit on 19 Oct 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
AmericanAbad, Antonio Francisco, Merchant MarineCookSteel Navigator +
AmericanAllen, Donald Gilbert, Merchant Marine23Second OfficerSteel Navigator
AmericanAnderson, John Nicholas, Merchant MarineOilerSteel Navigator +
AmericanBatham, Bernabe, Merchant MarineCookSteel Navigator +
AmericanButler, James Robert, USNRSeaman Second ClassSteel Navigator +
SpanishCarballo, Nicolas, Merchant MarineCarpenterSteel Navigator +
AmericanCole, George Alexander, Merchant MarineAble SeamanSteel Navigator +
AmericanDouvener, August Frank, Merchant MarineChief EngineerSteel Navigator +
AmericanGreaves, Frank Harold, Merchant Marine36Boatswain (Bosun)Steel Navigator +
DanishHansen, Frits Kristian, Merchant MarineThird MateSteel Navigator +
AmericanHartnett, William, Merchant MarineFireman/WiperSteel Navigator +
AmericanHecht, Charles Daniel, Merchant MarineOilerSteel Navigator +
AmericanHughes, James, Merchant MarineFirst Assistant EngineerSteel Navigator +
AmericanJorgenson, Lars, Merchant MarineMasterSteel Navigator +
AmericanLewis, Joseph, Merchant MarineStewardSteel Navigator +
AmericanLewis, Michael Joseph, Merchant MarineWiperSteel Navigator +
AmericanMason, Jesse Wilburn, Merchant MarineAble SeamanSteel Navigator +
AmericanMayer, Larue Thaddeus, USNSeaman Second ClassSteel Navigator +
AmericanMcCarthy, William Fath, Merchant MarineChief MateSteel Navigator +
AmericanNelwan, Edwin Apeles, Merchant MarineMessmanSteel Navigator +
AmericanOlsen, John Martin, USNSeaman Second ClassSteel Navigator +
AmericanPogue, Charles Clarence, Merchant MarineOrdinary SeamanSteel Navigator +
IndianRodriguez, Salvador, Merchant MarineMessmanSteel Navigator +
AmericanRuch, James Cleghorn, USNRLieutenant (junior grade)Steel Navigator +
AmericanSalde, Simon, Merchant MarineOilerSteel Navigator +
PhilippineSantorio, Elias, Merchant MarineMessmanSteel Navigator +
AmericanSenovitz, Charles E., USNR41CoxswainSeattle Spirit, Steel Navigator
AmericanSumser, Clyde Stanley, USNRSeaman Second ClassSteel Navigator +
AmericanTahan, Albert Anton, Merchant MarineOrdinary SeamanSteel Navigator +
AmericanTeixeira, Francisco, Merchant MarineSecond Assistant EngineerSteel Navigator +
AmericanVilanova, Etbino, Merchant MarineJunior EngineerSteel Navigator +
AmericanWagner, William Daniel, USNRSeaman Second ClassSteel Navigator +
AmericanWeber, James Allen, USNSeaman Second ClassSteel Navigator +
AmericanWells, James Roy, Merchant Marine51Fireman/WiperSteel Navigator +
AmericanWilliams, George Robert, Merchant MarineAble SeamanSteel Navigator +
AmericanWilloughby, Leroy James, USNRSeaman Second ClassSteel Navigator +
AmericanWimple, Milton Arthur, USNRSeaman Second ClassSteel Navigator +
AmericanYokes, William John, USNR24Seaman Second ClassSteel Navigator +

38 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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