Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

Silver Sword

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 Silver Sword.

Aboard Silver Sword when hit on 20 Sep 1942

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NameAgeRankServed on
Colbeth, Clyde Wellington, Merchant MarineMasterSilver Sword
Dougherty, James F., Merchant Marine25Repatriated SeamanHonomu, Silver Sword
Rucanas, George, Merchant MarineOilerSilver Sword +

3 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.