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 Examelia.

Aboard Examelia when hit on 9 Oct 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
Adams, Daniel P., Merchant Marine43Crew memberExamelia, Zaandam
Anderson, Harold Edward, Merchant MarineRadio OperatorExamelia +
Anglin, Ernest, Merchant Marine60OilerExamelia, Zaandam
Antonio, Theodore, Merchant MarineOilerExamelia +
Beck, William H., Merchant Marine24Crew memberExamelia, Zaandam
Beezley, George Franklin, USNRSeaman First ClassExamelia, Zaandam +
Boucher, Norman, Merchant Marine22Ordinary SeamanExamelia, Zaandam +
Cabanillas, Peter John, Merchant Marine27Second MateExamelia, Zaandam +
Carlson, Torsten, Merchant Marine47Able SeamanOtho, Examelia +
Cerdon, Frank, Merchant Marine38Crew memberExamelia, Zaandam
Delgado, Leonzia, Merchant Marine27Crew memberExamelia, Zaandam
Ebner, Vernon Edwin, USNRSeaman Second ClassExamelia, Zaandam +
Fernandez, Jose Torres, Merchant Marine34Crew memberExamelia, Zaandam
Gilbert, James, Merchant Marine27Able SeamanExamelia, Zaandam +
Hanson, Norman Erling, Merchant Marine21Ordinary SeamanExamelia, Zaandam +
Hines, Mid Hagood, Merchant Marine31Third Assistant EngineerExamelia, Zaandam +
Jones, Osten, Merchant Marine31Able SeamanExamelia, Zaandam +
Kavish, Albert, Merchant Marine31Crew memberExamelia, Zaandam
Kenny, Daniel S., Merchant Marine46Crew memberExamelia, Zaandam
Kuhn, Orville Joseph, USNSeaman First ClassExamelia +
Leahy, James Joseph, Merchant Marine32OilerExamelia, Zaandam +
Leovy, Thomas Monroe, USNRLieutenant (junior grade)Examelia, Zaandam +
Lindholm, Gustav, Merchant Marine50Crew memberExamelia, Zaandam
Lopez, Rafael Arcangel, Merchant Marine36MessmanExamelia, Zaandam +
Lopez Vega, Felix, Merchant Marine39UtilityExamelia, Zaandam +
Lyder, Edward, Merchant Marine46Crew memberExamelia, Zaandam
Mills, Frederick J., Merchant Marine34Chief EngineerExamelia, Zaandam
Nieves, Ramon, Merchant Marine38Fireman/WiperExamelia, Zaandam +
Owens, John, Merchant Marine42Crew memberExamelia, Zaandam
Paluch, John Joseph, USNRSeaman Second ClassExamelia +
Richards, Harry, Merchant Marine41MessmanExamelia, Zaandam +
Ronda, John, USNRSeaman Second ClassExamelia +
Schlegelmilch, Edison Frank, USNR21Seaman First ClassExamelia, Zaandam +
Schuster, Samuel, Merchant Marine19Deck CadetExamelia +
Seperski, Walter Paul, Merchant MarineAble SeamanExamelia, Zaandam +
Sharbono, Sylvester Frank, USNRSeaman Second ClassExamelia, Zaandam +
Shourds, Howard Alfred, Merchant MarineSecond Assistant EngineerExamelia +
Sigmund, Lawrence Lester, USNSeaman Second ClassExamelia, Zaandam +
Spilman, Bernard Washington, Merchant Marine21Engine CadetExamelia, Zaandam +
Thornton, Patrick, Merchant Marine44Crew memberExamelia, Zaandam
Torres, Victor John, Merchant MarineFireman/WiperExamelia, Zaandam +
Tulenko, Andrew, Merchant MarineMasterExamelia +
Vicinus, Daniel Rupert, Merchant MarineFireman/WiperExamelia +
Villard, Charles, Merchant Marine39Chief MateExamelia, Zaandam
Wassong, J., Merchant Marine27Crew memberExamelia, Zaandam
Wilson, Alexander Muir, Merchant MarineAble SeamanExamelia +
Witkowski, Paul, Merchant Marine55First Assistant EngineerExamelia, Zaandam +

47 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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