Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

West Chetac

American steam merchant

Photo Courtesy of Library of Contemporary History, Stuttgart

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

Aboard West Chetac when hit on 24 Sep 1942

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NameAgeRankServed on
Bernstein, Leo H., Merchant MarineMessman West Chetac +
Brown, Arthur Z., Merchant MarineDeck Cadet West Chetac
Cortez, Demetrio, Merchant MarineCook West Chetac +
Deidrick, James C., Merchant MarineThird Assistant Engineer West Chetac +
DeVito, Frank, Merchant MarineWiper West Chetac +
Ellard, Daniel, Merchant MarineMessman West Chetac +
Fielding, Thomas Richard, USNRSeaman First Class West Chetac +
Flippen, Russell B., Merchant MarineCarpenter West Chetac +
Hazard, Arthur W., Merchant MarineChief Engineer West Chetac +
Helmbold, William C., Merchant Marine25Radio Operator West Chetac +
Honigman, Louis, Merchant MarineSteward West Chetac +
Jasper, Frank M., Merchant Marine46Master West Imboden, West Chetac +
Johnson, John A., Merchant MarineThird Mate West Chetac +
Kelly, Raymond, Merchant MarineAble Seaman West Chetac +
Lakin, Sanford I., USNRLieutenant (junior grade) West Chetac +
Lott, Alvin Orie, USNSeaman Second Class West Chetac +
Malloy, George Ulmer, USNRSeaman Second Class West Chetac +
Mann, James Russell, USNRSeaman Second Class West Chetac +
Matthews, Paul Allen, USNRSeaman Second Class West Chetac +
McDaniel, Chester, USNRSeaman Second Class West Chetac +
McNish, Roy, Merchant MarineOiler West Chetac +
Meade, William, USNRSeaman Second Class West Chetac +
Miller, Joseph, Merchant MarineOiler West Chetac +
Montgakes, Antone P., Merchant MarineFourth Assistant Engineer West Chetac +
Murawski, John James, USNRSeaman Second Class West Chetac +
Palmer, Robert Valentine, Merchant Marine19Engine Cadet West Chetac +
Parker, George W., Merchant MarineSecond Mate West Chetac +
Poirrier, Emmet L., Merchant MarineWiper West Chetac +
Smith, Henry, Merchant Marine40Able Seaman West Chetac +
Twiss, Clifford B., Merchant MarineMessman West Chetac +
Williams, John B., Merchant MarineAble Seaman West Chetac +
Yates, Thomas W., Merchant MarineAble Seaman West Chetac +

32 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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