Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


American steam merchant

Photo courtesy of SSHSA Collection, University of Baltimore Library

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

Aboard Potlatch when hit on 27 Jun 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
Acton, James A., USNArmed GuardPotlatch
Beckels, John, Merchant Marine56Chief CookPotlatch
Burke, John Joseph, Merchant MarineFireman/WiperPotlatch +
Carbotti, Michael James, Merchant Marine16Engine CadetPotlatch
Dalbey, Carl Shepard, Merchant Marine20Radio OperatorPotlatch, William Pierce Frye +
Delatorre, Alfonso, Merchant MarineDeck EngineerPotlatch
Fisher, Stanley Ramon, Merchant MarineOrdinary SeamanPotlatch +
Goodman, Solomon, USNArmed GuardPotlatch
Jatho, Jake Luther, USN18Armed GuardPotlatch
Kaplan, Nathan J., Merchant MarineDeck CadetPotlatch
Kilpatrick, Hugh Waldemar, Merchant MarineWiperPotlatch +
King, Thomas Marion, USNArmed GuardPotlatch
Lapoint, John Joseph, Merchant MarineMasterPotlatch
Liscomb, Curtiss, USNArmed GuardPotlatch
Lybrand, Dorsey K., USNLieutenantPotlatch
Matte, Arthur, Merchant Marine26SeamanPotlatch
McKenzie, Enrique, Merchant Marine59StewardPotlatch +
Miller, John Martin, Merchant Marine32Ordinary SeamanPotlatch +
Morris, Adam Henry, Merchant MarineOilerPotlatch +
Paleologas, Basilios, Merchant MarineThird Assistant EngineerPotlatch +
Parson, David, Merchant Marine63Second CookPotlatch +
Ruggles, Estil Dempsey, USNArmed GuardPotlatch

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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