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 Hyman, Merchant Marine43MessmanWest Chetac +
Brown, Arthur Zalick, Merchant Marine21Deck CadetWest Chetac
Cortez, Demetrio Halili, Merchant Marine37Chief CookWest Chetac +
Deidrick, James Calvin Verner, Merchant Marine25Third Assistant EngineerWest Chetac +
DeVito, Frank, Merchant MarineWiperWest Chetac +
Ellard, Daniel, Merchant Marine23MessmanWest Chetac +
Fielding, Thomas Richard, USNR23Seaman First ClassWest Chetac +
Flippen, Russell B., Merchant Marine25CarpenterWest Chetac +
Hazard, Arthur White, Merchant Marine62Chief EngineerWest Chetac +
Helmbold, William Charles, Merchant Marine25Radio OperatorWest Chetac +
Honigman, Louis, Merchant Marine45Chief StewardWest Chetac +
Jasper, Frank Mathew, Merchant Marine46MasterWest Imboden, West Chetac +
Johnson, John A., Merchant MarineThird MateWest Chetac +
Kelly, Raymond, Merchant Marine24Able SeamanWest Chetac +
Lakin, Sanford Irvin, USNR32Lieutenant (junior grade)West Chetac +
Larsen, Karl Lindkvist, Merchant Marine39Chief MateWest Chetac
Lott, Alvin Orie, USN21Seaman Second ClassWest Chetac +
Malloy, George Ulmer, USNR32Seaman Second ClassWest Chetac +
Mann, James Russell, USNRSeaman Second ClassWest Chetac +
Matthews, Paul Allen, USNR20Seaman Second ClassWest Chetac +
McDaniel, Chester, USNR27Seaman Second ClassWest Chetac +
McNish, Roy, Merchant Marine43OilerWest Chetac +
Meade, William T., USNR34Seaman Second ClassWest Chetac +
Miller, Joseph, Merchant MarineOilerWest Chetac +
Montgakes, Antone Peter, Merchant Marine44Junior Third Assistant EngineerWest Chetac +
Murawski, John James, USNR21Seaman Second ClassWest Chetac +
Palmer, Robert Valentine, Merchant Marine19Engine CadetWest Chetac +
Parker, George Wakefield, Merchant Marine37Second MateWest Chetac +
Poirrier, Emmett Lindsdale, Merchant Marine20WiperWest Chetac +
Smith, Henry, Merchant Marine40Able SeamanWest Chetac +
Twiss, Clifford Boerum, Merchant Marine38MessmanWest Chetac +
Williams, John Brooks, Merchant Marine20Able SeamanWest Chetac +
Yates, Thomas Wrothy, Merchant MarineAble SeamanWest Chetac +

33 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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