Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


American steam merchant

Photo courtesy of Marines Museum, Newport News VA

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

Aboard Syros when hit on 26 May 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
Backstedt, David Walter, Merchant MarineSecond Assistant Engineer Syros +
Brewster, John Paulsen, Merchant Marine23Engine Cadet Syros +
Coerse, John, Merchant MarineCook Syros +
Hazel, William Henry, Merchant MarineOiler Syros +
Holmes, Cornelius Albert, Merchant MarineMaster Syros +
Holubowicz, Romuald Paul, Merchant Navy18Cadet Syros
Minton, Maurice Windell, USNSeaman Second Class Syros +
Rasmussen, Paul Hugo, Merchant MarineChief Mate Syros +
Ripley, William Cecil, Merchant MarineAble Seaman Syros +
Senn, Henry Ashley, Merchant MarineOiler Syros +
Steinberg, Joseph Harry, Merchant MarineMessman Syros +
Vermillion, Harry Daniel, Merchant MarineAble Seaman Syros +
Wouch, William, Merchant MarineFireman/Wiper Syros +

13 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?
If you wish to add a crewmember to the listing we would need most of this information: ship name, nationality, name, dob, place of birth, service (merchant marine, ...), rank or job on board. We have place for a photo as well if provided. You can e-mail us the information here.