Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

James Show Maddox

USNR (135297). American

Born  12 Dec 1912Fairmont, WV
Died  17 Jan 1943(30)

Roster information listed for James Show Maddox

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
ZaandamMotor passenger shipEnsign2 Nov 1942 (+)U-174 (1)

Personal information

Husband of Patricia Louise Maddox (nee Heine), of Lafayette, IN. He was one of five survivors from Zaandam who rescued themselves on a raft after the sinking, but he died after 76 days and was buried at sea.


  1. American Battle Monuments Commission

Crew list for Ships hit by U-boats