Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

El Capitan

Panamanian steam merchant

US Naval Historical Center Photograph #NH 70476

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

Aboard El Capitan when hit on 10 Jul 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
DutchLymberg, Roelof, Merchant Marine30CarpenterEl Capitan
CanadianRafuse, Harold, Merchant Marine23Able SeamanEl Capitan
AmericanTherik, John E., Merchant MarineMasterEl Capitan
BelgianVan Laerhoven, Louis, Merchant Marine56EngineerEl Capitan
CanadianWesley, Kenneth MacPherson, Merchant Marine23Radio OperatorEl Capitan
DutchWilgenburg, Damas Antonius van, Merchant Navy22Able SeamanMaasdam, El Capitan
BritishYule, John, Merchant Marine44EngineerEl Capitan

7 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.