Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

John Witherspoon

American steam merchant


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

Aboard John Witherspoon when hit on 6 Jul 1942

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NameAgeRankServed on
Clark, John Stewart, Merchant MarineMasterJohn Witherspoon
Farmer, A.L., USNCoxswainJohn Witherspoon
Jones, Harry, USN18Seaman Second Class (Armed Guard)John Witherspoon
Kroetz, Rudolf, USNLieutenant (junior grade)John Witherspoon
McDole, J.W., USNRadiomanJohn Witherspoon
Nightingale, T., USNSeaman Second ClassJohn Witherspoon
Noble, James, Merchant MarineAble SeamanJohn Witherspoon
Ours, J.J., USNSeaman Second ClassJohn Witherspoon
Parker, M., USNSeaman Second ClassJohn Witherspoon
Perdue, L.W., USNSeaman Second ClassJohn Witherspoon
Pernell, A.W., USNSeaman Second ClassJohn Witherspoon
Phillips, W.H., USNSeaman Second ClassJohn Witherspoon
Spann, P.L., USNSignalmanJohn Witherspoon
Starrett, Richard F., Merchant MarineAble SeamanJohn Witherspoon
Tydings, Otis Francis, Merchant MarineOrdinary SeamanJohn Witherspoon +

15 persons found.

Served on indicates the ships we have listed for the person, some were stationed on multiple ships hit by U-boats.

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