Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

USS Tasker H. Bliss (AP 42)

American troop transport



USS Tasker H. Bliss in the Norfolk Navy Yard on 8 Oct, 1942. US Naval Historical Center Photograph #19-N-35834

This is a listing of people associated with this ship.
We also have a detailed page on the American troop transport USS Tasker H. Bliss (AP 42).

Aboard USS Tasker H. Bliss (AP 42) when hit on 12 Nov 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
Bauer, Herbert, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Tasker H. Bliss (AP 42) +
Begeny, John, USNSeaman Second ClassUSS Tasker H. Bliss (AP 42) +
Berkoff, Walter, USNFireman Third ClassUSS Tasker H. Bliss (AP 42) +
Bermel, Frederick, USNRMachinist's Mate First ClassUSS Tasker H. Bliss (AP 42) +
Bielko, Michael Emil, USNFireman First ClassUSS Tasker H. Bliss (AP 42) +
Braun, Martin H., USNRLieutenant (junior grade)USS Tasker H. Bliss (AP 42) +
Clawson, Fred Courtney, USN24Motor Machinist’s Mate First ClassUSS Tasker H. Bliss (AP 42)
Cockrell, Rufus, USN17Crew memberUSS Tasker H. Bliss (AP 42)
Crane, Raymond, USN18Crew memberUSS Tasker H. Bliss (AP 42)
Deamer, Charles M., USNRCoxswainUSS Tasker H. Bliss (AP 42) +
Demboski, Richard L., USNRStorekeeper First ClassUSS Tasker H. Bliss (AP 42) +
Dowden, James Abraham, USNChief Water TenderUSS Tasker H. Bliss (AP 42) +
Edwards, Jess Stanford, USNR21Apprentice SeamanUSS Tasker H. Bliss (AP 42)
Eldred, James Percy, USNRBoatswain's Mate Second ClassUSS Tasker H. Bliss (AP 42) +
Furr, Oscar H., USNMachinist's Mate First ClassUSS Tasker H. Bliss (AP 42) +
Gordon, Ralph Charles, USNR21Seaman Second ClassUSS Tasker H. Bliss (AP 42) +
Grantham, Evans C., USNRFireman Second ClassUSS Tasker H. Bliss (AP 42) +
Grinstead, Earl William, USN18Seaman Second ClassUSS Tasker H. Bliss (AP 42)
Gross, Walter Richard, USNSeaman Second ClassUSS Tasker H. Bliss (AP 42) +
Haarstad, Ernest G., USNRFireman Third ClassUSS Tasker H. Bliss (AP 42) +
Hanrahan, John K., USNRLieutenantUSS Tasker H. Bliss (AP 42)
Hewitt, John Edward, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Tasker H. Bliss (AP 42) +
Isler, Walter Thomas, USNRFireman Third ClassUSS Tasker H. Bliss (AP 42) +
Kater, Michael R., USNShip's Cook Third ClassUSS Tasker H. Bliss (AP 42) +
Kearney, Eugene F., USNRHospital Apprentice First ClassUSS Tasker H. Bliss (AP 42) +
Keenan, Charles Stewart, USN33Chief SignalmanUSS Tasker H. Bliss (AP 42)
Kensek, Bronislaw P., USNSeaman Second ClassUSS Tasker H. Bliss (AP 42) +
Laponsie, Harry S., USNPharmacist's Mate Third ClassUSS Tasker H. Bliss (AP 42) +
Lee, Raymond E., USNFireman Third ClassUSS Tasker H. Bliss (AP 42) +
Maresca, Paul Peter, USNR19Pharmacist’s Mate Second ClassUSS Tasker H. Bliss (AP 42)
McNeely, Godfrey C., USNLieutenant (junior grade)USS Tasker H. Bliss (AP 42) +
Molloy, William T., USNRFireman Third ClassUSS Tasker H. Bliss (AP 42) +
Puck, Adolph Frank, USNRMachinist's Mate First ClassUSS Tasker H. Bliss (AP 42) +
Reinertsen, Magnus C., USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Tasker H. Bliss (AP 42) +
Sawicki, Alexander J., USNRFireman First ClassUSS Tasker H. Bliss (AP 42) +
Schetsky, Gerald C., USNCommanderUSS Tasker H. Bliss (AP 42)
Stewart, William Benton, USNCrew memberUSS Tasker H. Bliss (AP 42)
Stowe, Leonard Raymond, USNPharmacist’s Mate Third ClassUSS Tasker H. Bliss (AP 42)
Surdyk, Manuel W., USNFireman First ClassUSS Tasker H. Bliss (AP 42) +
Swiss, Donald J., USNHospital Apprentice First ClassUSS Tasker H. Bliss (AP 42) +
Willsey, Donald B., USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Tasker H. Bliss (AP 42) +
Woodell, Barney, USNFireman Second ClassUSS Tasker H. Bliss (AP 42) +

42 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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