Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

Major Wheeler

American steam merchant

Major Wheeler after completion in 1918. US Naval Historical Center Photograph #NH105269

This is a listing of people associated with this ship.
We also have a detailed page on the American steam merchant Major Wheeler.

Aboard Major Wheeler when hit on 6 Feb 1942

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NameAgeRankServed on
AmericanAvellar, John Richard, Merchant Marine21Able SeamanMajor Wheeler +
AmericanCamacho, Justo, Merchant MarineWiperMajor Wheeler +
PhilippineCastillo, Bernardo, Merchant Marine39Boatswain (Bosun)Major Wheeler +
AmericanCorbin, Clarence Everett, Merchant Marine44Steward and CookMajor Wheeler +
AmericanCoscarelli, John Dominic, Merchant MarineOrdinary SeamanMajor Wheeler +
AmericanCoulter, James Edward, Merchant Marine27WiperMajor Wheeler +
AmericanEdew, Phillips, Merchant MarineFireman/WiperMajor Wheeler +
AmericanGaffeny, John Joseph, Merchant MarineSecond Assistant EngineerMajor Wheeler +
Puerto RicanGonzalez, Ismael, Merchant Marine37OilerMajor Wheeler +
AmericanGoring, Charles E., Merchant Marine52MessmanMajor Wheeler +
AmericanGreen, Harvey, Merchant MarineAble SeamanMajor Wheeler +
AmericanHarrison, George Ernest, Merchant Marine45Second MateMajor Wheeler +
AmericanHensley, Thomas Riley, Merchant Marine21Radio OperatorMajor Wheeler +
Puerto RicanHernandez, Ricardo, Merchant Marine53Second CookMajor Wheeler +
AmericanJohnson, Frank, Merchant Marine38UtilityMajor Wheeler +
AmericanKane, William James, Merchant Marine59Chief EngineerMajor Wheeler +
AmericanKon, Walter John, Merchant MarineOrdinary SeamanMajor Wheeler +
AmericanLoren, Irving Albert, Merchant Marine48Chief MateMajor Wheeler +
AmericanLosey, Frank Walter, Merchant Marine38MasterMajor Wheeler +
AmericanMack, Harry, Merchant MarineAble SeamanMajor Wheeler +
PhilippineMagbanua, Antonio, Merchant Marine40Able SeamanMajor Wheeler +
AmericanMartins, Raul Ferreira, Merchant Marine22Third MateMajor Wheeler +
AmericanMcClelland, William Harold, Merchant Marine45Ordinary SeamanMajor Wheeler +
PhilippineMoran, Apoloniano, Merchant Marine43OilerMajor Wheeler +
PortuguesePenedo, João Esteves, Merchant Marine45UtilityMajor Wheeler +
AmericanPerry, Richard, Merchant Marine24CarpenterMajor Wheeler +
Puerto RicanRodriguez, Angel Manuel, Merchant Marine25Fireman/WiperMajor Wheeler +
AmericanRose, Arthur Travis, Merchant MarineMessmanMajor Wheeler +
Puerto RicanSaavedra, Castro, Merchant Marine19WiperMajor Wheeler +
PhilippineSamillano, Nicolas, Merchant Marine26Able SeamanMajor Wheeler +
AmericanStephens, James, Merchant MarineAble SeamanMajor Wheeler +
AmericanSullivan, Kokomo, Merchant Marine34Fireman/WiperMajor Wheeler +
AmericanSztucinski, Walter John, Merchant Marine29First Assistant EngineerMajor Wheeler +
AmericanTotterman, Charles, Merchant Marine69Third Assistant EngineerMajor Wheeler +
Puerto RicanTubens Velez, Julio Antonio, Merchant Marine33OilerMajor Wheeler +

35 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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