Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Brazilian steam merchant

Photo courtesy of the Peabody and Essex Museum, Salem MA

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

Aboard Arabutan when hit on 7 Mar 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
BrazilianAcriano Gomes, Augusto, Merchant Navy33Chief OfficerArabutan
BrazilianAdiano do Almeida, José, Merchant Navy36BakerArabutan
BrazilianAlfredo do Prado, Aníbal, Merchant Navy49MasterArabutan
BrazilianAlves dos Reis, José, Merchant Navy40Chief StewardArabutan
BrazilianAlves Figueiredo, Vergilio, Merchant Navy41Aspirant Engineer OfficerArabutan
BrazilianAmerico do Souza, Benjamin, Merchant Navy38FiremanArabutan
BrazilianAntonio dos Santos, Amarolino, Merchant Navy43CarpenterArabutan
BrazilianAugusto dos Santos, José, Merchant Navy19StewardArabutan
BrazilianAzevedo do Prado, Aníbal, Merchant Navy20Aspirant OfficerArabutan
BrazilianBarbosa de Jesus, Hilario, Merchant Navy22Third Engineer OfficerArabutan
BrazilianBerges da Silva, Maroionillo, Merchant Navy50Chief CookArabutan
BrazilianBezerra Guedes, Joao, Merchant Navy38Able SeamanArabutan
BrazilianBonifacis da Rocha, Sebastiao, Merchant Navy50FiremanArabutan
BrazilianCassiano de Lima, Antonio, Merchant Navy35Able SeamanArabutan
BrazilianCorres da Silva, Joao, Merchant Navy30StewardArabutan
BrazilianCuroine Riberio, Francisco, Merchant Navy54FiremanArabutan
BrazilianDa Costa Freire, Enerito, Merchant Navy18Ordinary SeamanArabutan
BrazilianDe Farias Leite, Alvaro, Merchant Navy54PassengerArabutan
BrazilianDe Oliveira, Geonidas, Merchant Navy22StewardArabutan
BrazilianDe Oliveira Martins, Raymundo, Merchant Navy24Ordinary SeamanArabutan
BrazilianDe Oliveira Narres, Severino, Merchant Navy52Second CookArabutan
BrazilianDias Pinto, Joao, Merchant Navy27Ordinary SeamanArabutan
BrazilianDo Desterro Laranja, José, Merchant Navy53PassengerArabutan
BrazilianDomingos dos Santos, Wilson, Merchant Navy21Ordinary SeamanArabutan, Itapagé +
BrazilianDos Reis, Tertuliano, Merchant Navy41Fourth Engineer OfficerArabutan
BrazilianEma dos Santos, Manoel, Merchant Navy37Coal PasserArabutan
BrazilianEustachio Cruz, Manoel, Merchant Navy35Second Radio OperatorArabutan
BrazilianFaustino de Oliveira, Pulcherio, Merchant Navy23Ordinary SeamanArabutan
BrazilianFigueiredo, Antonio, Merchant Navy27Able SeamanArabutan
BrazilianFlorêncio Coimbra, Manoel, Merchant Navy36AttendantArabutan +
BrazilianFrancisco dos Santos, Joao, Merchant Navy43Able SeamanArabutan
BrazilianGaspar, Luiz, Merchant Navy32Able SeamanArabutan
BrazilianGeraldo da S. Alencar, Antonio, Merchant Navy21StewardArabutan
BrazilianGoes de Faria, Antonio, Merchant Navy27Third Radio OperatorArabutan
BrazilianHerminio da Silva, José, Merchant Navy33FiremanArabutan
BrazilianJosé de Sant’Anna, Edwaldo, Merchant Navy25Fifth Engineer OfficerArabutan
BrazilianLobo de Medeiros, José, Merchant Navy21Third OfficerArabutan
BrazilianManoel da Luz, Humberto, Merchant Navy25Coal PasserArabutan
BrazilianMarcelino da Silva, Antonio, Merchant Navy23Coal PasserArabutan
BrazilianNascimento dos Santos, Manoel, Merchant Navy26FiremanArabutan
BrazilianOliveira de Arauje, Antonio, Merchant Navy22FiremanArabutan
BrazilianPedro Ferreira, Antonio, Merchant Navy55PassengerArabutan
BrazilianPereira de Almeida, Alonso, Merchant Navy23Ordinary SeamanArabutan
BrazilianPropheta do Nascimento, Elyseu, Merchant NavyPassengerBuarque, Arabutan
BrazilianQuirino, Cicero, Merchant Navy22Coal PasserArabutan
BrazilianRodrigues Leal, José, Merchant Navy34StewardArabutan
BrazilianRogerio de Andrade, Sebastiao, Merchant Navy42Second OfficerArabutan
BrazilianSantos da Rosa, Adolpho, Merchant Navy30Third CookArabutan
BrazilianSevero de Azevedo, Manoel, Merchant Navy48Second Engineer OfficerArabutan
BrazilianSilva Labrincha, Flavio, Merchant Navy32First OfficerArabutan
BrazilianSoares Campos, Antonio, Merchant Navy43Chief Engineer OfficerArabutan
BrazilianVillar Dillon, Dioscorides, Merchant Navy35First Radio OperatorArabutan
BrazilianXavier, Virgilio, Merchant Navy42FiremanArabutan
BrazilianXavier da Silva, Joao, Merchant Navy31Boatswain (Bosun)Arabutan
BrazilianXavier do Nascimento, Joao, Merchant Navy36Able SeamanArabutan

55 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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