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
AmericanBackstedt, David Walter, Merchant MarineSecond Assistant EngineerSyros +
AmericanBrewster, John Paulsen, Merchant Marine23Engine CadetSyros +
AmericanCoerse, John, Merchant MarineCookSyros +
AmericanHazel, William Henry, Merchant MarineOilerSyros +
AmericanHolmes, Cornelius Albert, Merchant MarineMasterSyros +
AmericanHolubowicz, Romuald Paul, Merchant Navy18CadetSyros
AmericanMinton, Maurice Windell, USNSeaman Second ClassSyros +
AmericanRasmussen, Paul Hugo, Merchant MarineChief MateSyros +
AmericanRipley, William Cecil, Merchant MarineAble SeamanSyros +
AmericanSenn, Henry Ashley, Merchant MarineOilerSyros +
AmericanSteinberg, Joseph Harry, Merchant MarineMessmanSyros +
AmericanVermillion, Harry Daniel, Merchant MarineAble SeamanSyros +
AmericanWouch, William, Merchant MarineFireman/WiperSyros +

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.