Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

George Franklin Beezley

USNR (6683791). American

Died  10 Jan 1943

Roster information listed for George Franklin Beezley

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
ExameliaSteam merchantSeaman First Class9 Oct 1942U-68
ZaandamMotor passenger shipRepatriated Armed Guard2 Nov 1942 (+)U-174 (1)

Personal information

Son of Mrs. Dona K. Moore, of Hannibal, MO. He was one of five survivors from Zaandam who rescued themselves on a raft after the sinking, but he died after 69 days and was buried at sea.


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