Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

Fred E. Herrling

Merchant Marine (Z 26830). American

Born  30 Jul 1889Cleveland, OH
Died  12 Dec 1942(53)

Roster information listed for Fred E. Herrling

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
AlaskanSteam merchantUtility28 Nov 1942 (+)U-172

Personal information

Son of Frank Herrling, of Cleveland, OH. He died of exposure in the lifeboat in charge of the chief mate of Alaskan and was buried at sea. The Liberty ship Fred Herrling was named after him, launched on 30 January 1945 at Jacksonville, FL and christened by his niece Mrs. Kenneth Jones.

Crew list for Ships hit by U-boats