Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


American steam merchant

Photo courtesy of the Mariners Museum, Newport News VA

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

Aboard Balladier when hit on 15 Aug 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
PhilippineAli, Benti, Merchant MarineAble SeamanBalladier +
AmericanCampbell, Thomas, Merchant MarineOrdinary SeamanBalladier +
AmericanCarlson, Nils Theodore, Merchant MarineChief EngineerBalladier +
AmericanDelapenha, Oliver Albert, Merchant MarineChief CookBalladier +
AmericanEdwards, George, Merchant MarineStewardBalladier +
AmericanGaray, Steve Peter, USNRSeaman Second ClassBalladier +
AmericanHellsten, Ernest G., Merchant MarineMasterBalladier
AmericanJordan, Harold Arthur, Merchant Marine31Chief MateBalladier +
NorwegianKihlgreen, Viggo Ernst, Merchant Marine35OilerBalladier +
NorwegianOlafsen, Erling Johan, Merchant Marine39Able SeamanBalladier +
AmericanPatridge, Clyde Dempsey, USNSeaman First ClassBalladier +
AmericanSchon, Otto Julius, Merchant MarineSecond Assistant EngineerBalladier +
AmericanStein, Melvin Isaac, Merchant MarineRadio OperatorBalladier +
AmericanVillafana, Leovigildo, Merchant MarineWiperBalladier +
AmericanVoss, Orlin Kenneth, Merchant MarineFireman/WiperBalladier +

15 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.