Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

James Elmer Woodward

Merchant Marine (Z 27994). American

Born  28 Jul 1909Newton, MA
Died  13 Dec 1942(33)

Roster information listed for James Elmer Woodward

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
AlaskanSteam merchantJunior Third Mate28 Nov 1942 (+)U-172

Personal information

Son of James William and Anna Maria Woodward, of Auburndale, MA. He died of exposure in the lifeboat in charge of the chief mate of Alaskan and was buried at sea.

Crew list for Ships hit by U-boats