Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

Azalea City

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 Azalea City.

Aboard Azalea City when hit on 21 Feb 1942

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NameAgeRankServed on
AmericanAckermann, Curt, Merchant Marine41OilerAzalea City +
AmericanBenn, Howard George, Merchant Marine24OilerAzalea City +
AmericanBlock, Sammie, Merchant Marine37Ordinary SeamanAzalea City +
BelgianBlomgren, Joseph Emanuel, Merchant Marine35Able SeamanAzalea City +
AmericanBrowning, Russell Willis, Merchant Marine35Third Assistant EngineerAzalea City +
AmericanByers, Stephen Paul, Merchant Marine36Radio OperatorAzalea City +
AmericanCharlebois, Edmond, Merchant Marine52OilerAzalea City +
AmericanCiezak, Richard Michael, Merchant Marine17MessmanAzalea City +
AmericanEck, Oliver Norwood, Merchant Marine35Able SeamanAzalea City +
AmericanErvin, Thomas Abraham, Merchant Marine23CookAzalea City +
AmericanFahy, Henry Charles, Merchant Marine33MessmanAzalea City +
AmericanFlanders, Stanley, Merchant Marine46Deck EngineerAzalea City +
AmericanGray, George Lee, Merchant Marine48Chief EngineerAzalea City +
AmericanHardy, Maurice Picheon, Merchant Marine57Able SeamanAzalea City +
AmericanHester, Stephen Douglas, Merchant Marine33Fireman/WiperAzalea City +
AmericanHouston, Philip Jackson, Merchant Marine24Able SeamanAzalea City +
AmericanJaffe, Edwin Martin, Merchant Marine19Ordinary SeamanAzalea City +
AmericanKing, Forrest Reed, Merchant Marine42CookAzalea City +
AmericanKraseman, Carl Frederick, Merchant Marine33Second Assistant EngineerAzalea City +
AmericanLebrun, Edwin Thomas, Merchant Marine19Ordinary SeamanAzalea City +
AmericanLewis, Richard Erwin, Merchant Marine18Deck CadetAzalea City +
AmericanLively, Thomas Jefferson, Merchant Marine44Boatswain (Bosun)Azalea City +
AmericanMason, Eugene Gordon, Merchant Marine58Fireman/WiperAzalea City +
AmericanMcNeal, Lynton Marcus, Merchant Marine41Second MateAzalea City +
AmericanMurphy, Kenneth Winfred, Merchant Marine29Fireman/WiperAzalea City +
DanishOlsen, Aage Rudolf, Merchant Marine48Chief MateAzalea City +
NorwegianRobbestad, Olav Martin, Merchant Marine32Third MateAzalea City +
Puerto RicanSantiago, Nicolas de, Merchant Marine28Fireman/WiperAzalea City +
AmericanScanlon, William Ewing, Merchant Marine40First Assistant EngineerAzalea City +
AmericanSee, Robert James, Merchant Marine23Engine CadetAzalea City +
AmericanSelf, George Robert, Merchant Marine35MasterAzalea City +
BritishStewart, Charles, Merchant Marine46Able SeamanAzalea City +
IrishSullivan, Dennis Joseph, Merchant Marine31Able SeamanAzalea City +
AmericanTearse, Ronald James, Merchant Marine19WiperAzalea City +
AmericanThomas, Dudley Haile, Merchant Marine37StewardAzalea City +
AmericanUdell, David Hyman, Merchant Marine29WiperAzalea City +
AmericanWard, James Stone, Merchant Marine25Fireman/WiperAzalea City +
AmericanZayas, Oscar Radillo, Merchant Marine33UtilityAzalea City +

38 persons found.

Served on indicates the ships we have listed for the person, some were stationed on multiple ships hit by U-boats.

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