Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

Samuel Hakam

Merchant Marine. American

Born  9 Feb 1907Brooklyn, NY

Roster information listed for Samuel Hakam

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
LehighSteam merchantRadio Operator19 Oct 1941U-126 (1)

Personal information

He survived the sinking of Lehigh in the lifeboat in charge of the master, which was towed into Freetown by HMS ML-263. His account and pictures of the sinking ship were published in the Life magazine of 8 December 1941.


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