Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

Frank Raitt

USN (2235964). American

Died  2 Sep 1943

Roster information listed for Frank Raitt

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
ChathamSteam passenger shipRadioman Third Class27 Aug 1942U-517 (1)

Personal information

Husband of Margaret Elenore Riatt, of Newton, NJ. Frank Riatt was injured during the sinking of Chatham. After convalescence he became an Aviation Radioman and died when his TBF Avenger aircraft crashed on take-off from the light carrier USS Belleau Wood east of Baker Island in the Pacific Ocean on 2 September 1943.


  1. American Battle Monuments Commission

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