Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Panamanian steam merchant

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

Aboard Capira when hit on 31 Aug 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
Barber, William L., USNSeaman Second ClassCapira
Campbell, John L., USNSeaman Second ClassCapira
Caras, James, Merchant Marine20Deck CadetCapira
Catoe, James W., USNSeaman Second ClassCapira
Chastain, Lawyal J., USNSeaman Second ClassCapira
Cutager, Carmelo, Merchant Marine25GreaserCapira +
Dechantsreiter, John G., USNSeaman Second ClassCapira, Chattanooga City
DeHaven, Woodrow W., USNR29Seaman Second ClassCapira, Chattanooga City
Dudley, Alvin D., USNSeaman Second ClassCapira, Chattanooga City
Freeman, William Larry, USNSeaman Second ClassCapira +
Hertel, Matthew M., USNR21Seaman Second ClassCapira, Chattanooga City
Higgins, Thomas, Merchant Marine36FiremanCapira
Jensen, Ejnar, Merchant MarineMasterCapira
Kinnear, Thomas, Merchant Marine56Chief Engineer OfficerCapira +
Mitchison, Thomas A., Merchant Marine42Second Engineer OfficerCapira +
Ravella, James A., USNLieutenant (junior grade)Capira
Reid, Benjamin F., USNSeaman Second ClassCapira
Ricks, Benjamin F., USNSeaman Second ClassCapira
Travis, James B., Merchant Marine21Engine CadetCapira
Van Bushkirk, Lester K., USNSeaman First ClassCapira
Young Foo Ching, , Merchant Marine49CookCapira +

21 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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