Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


American steam merchant

Kahuku under her former name Shelton. Photo from City of Vancouver Archives, CVA 447-2676

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

Aboard Kahuku when hit on 16 Jun 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
AmericanBerry, R.B., USNShipwreckedScottsburg, Kahuku
AmericanBlazewicz, Ted Jan, Merchant MarineRadio OperatorKahuku +
AmericanBreen, John Joseph, Merchant MarineOilerKahuku +
AmericanCollings, George, Merchant MarineChief MateKahuku +
AmericanCoyle, Joseph Patrick, Merchant MarineShipwreckedScottsburg, Kahuku +
AmericanCrawford, O.D., Merchant Marine29ShipwreckedScottsburg, Kahuku, Robert E. Lee
AmericanDake, Charles M., Merchant Marine24ShipwreckedScottsburg, Kahuku
AmericanGibbs, Archie Carr, Merchant Marine36ShipwreckedScottsburg, Kahuku
AmericanGoodwin, Charles W., USNRShipwreckedScottsburg, Kahuku +
AmericanHamilton, William Stewart, Merchant Marine44WiperKahuku +
AmericanHarris, Lindsey Braswell, Merchant MarineShipwreckedScottsburg, Kahuku +
AmericanJohanson, Eric Herbert, Merchant MarineMasterKahuku +
AmericanKammerer, Christian A., USNRLieutenant (junior grade)Kahuku +
AmericanKok, Christian J., Merchant MarineShipwreckedCold Harbor, Kahuku
AmericanKuehn, Julius August, Merchant MarineShipwreckedScottsburg, Kahuku +
AmericanLien, Kenneth Frank, USNShipwreckedCold Harbor, Kahuku +
AmericanLund, Archie Marvin, USNRApprentice SeamanKahuku +
SwedishLundgren, Rune, Merchant MarineShipwreckedCold Harbor, Kahuku +
AmericanMaillette, Paul Vincent, USNRApprentice SeamanKahuku +
AmericanMartin, William Charles, Merchant MarineShipwreckedScottsburg, Kahuku +
AmericanRitter, Howard, USNShipwreckedScottsburg, Kahuku
AmericanTodd, Richard William, Merchant MarineAble SeamanKahuku +

22 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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