Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


American steam merchant

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

Aboard Ruth when hit on 29 Jun 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
Agero, Felipe, Merchant MarineFireman/Wiper Ruth +
Barnum, Carlos, Merchant MarineOiler Ruth +
Belvin, Robert Frederick, Merchant Marine26Boatswain (Bosun) Ruth +
Brown, Ralph, Merchant MarineUtilityman Ruth +
Callis, Robert Melville, Merchant Marine48Master Ruth +
Cam, Toribio, Merchant MarineUtilityman Ruth +
Cambigianis, John George, Merchant Marine46First Assistant Engineer Ruth +
Carter, Shelby Henry, Merchant Marine44Chief Mate Ruth +
Collier, Parry Boyd, Merchant MarineCarpenter Ruth +
Dayse, Harold, Merchant Marine37Mess Boy Ruth
Dejanikus, Alexis, Merchant MarineSecond Assistant Engineer Ruth +
Del Campo, Enrique, Merchant MarineOrdinary Seaman Ruth +
Donohue, Lawrence Edward, Merchant MarineRadio Operator Ruth +
Earnhardt, Robert Lee, Merchant MarineOrdinary Seaman Ruth +
Griffith, Carroll Alexander, USNRSeaman Second Class Ruth +
Haas, Walter, Merchant Marine27Ordinary Seaman Ruth
Hall, Elmer, Merchant MarineCook Ruth +
Henderson, James Montgomery, Merchant MarineAble Seaman Ruth +
Hollis, Ordis Oliver, USNSeaman Second Class Ruth +
Jenkins, John Henry, Merchant MarineCook Ruth +
Jewett, Euan Lochel, USNRSeaman Second Class Ruth +
Johnson, Fred Willie, Merchant MarineThird Assistant Engineer Ruth +
Miller, Charles Linwood, Merchant MarineWiper Ruth +
Morris, Howard Dale, Merchant Marine48Third Mate Ruth +
Namminga, Henry Vanderwood, USNRCoxswain Ruth +
O’Berry, Alton Ray, Merchant Marine35Able Seaman Barbara, Ruth +
Pierce, John Vincent, Merchant MarineAble Seaman Ruth +
Rogers, John L., Merchant MarineAble Seaman Ruth +
Russell, Lawrence Albert, Merchant MarineRadio Operator Ruth +
Solano, Juan, Merchant MarineOiler Ruth +
Spangler, Ralph Mohler, Merchant MarineChief Engineer Ruth +
Taylor, Joseph Richard, Merchant MarineWiper Ruth +
Torres, Gregorio Serna, Merchant MarineOiler Ruth +
Voliva, Joseph B., Merchant Marine27Able Seaman Ruth
Watts, Donald Brayshaw, Merchant MarineFireman/Wiper Ruth +
West, George Francis, Merchant MarineAble Seaman Ruth +
Whitcotton, Harry, Merchant Marine35Fireman Ruth
Williams, Ashley Clinton, Merchant MarineMessman Ruth +
Williams, James, Merchant MarineSteward Ruth +

39 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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