Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Brazilian steam merchant

Cayrú under her former name Scanmail. Courtesy of Harold Vanderploeg

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

Aboard Cayrú when hit on 9 Mar 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
BrazilianAlvaro da Cunha, Gumerendo, Merchant Navy49Crew memberCayrú
BrazilianAndre Biche, Manco, Merchant Navy38Crew memberCayrú
BrazilianAugus Santos, Sebastido, Merchant Navy42Crew memberCayrú
BrazilianAvelino Freire, Eutflavio, Merchant Navy25Crew memberCayrú
BrazilianBarros, Edward, Merchant Navy25Crew memberCayrú
BrazilianCaldeira, Antenor, Merchant Navy25Crew memberCayrú
BrazilianCaldino da Silva, Elipido, Merchant Navy46Crew memberCayrú
BrazilianCandido Rocha, Lauro, Merchant Navy36Crew memberCayrú
BrazilianCauvocante Magalhaes, Augusto Cavvocante, Merchant Navy44Crew memberCayrú
BrazilianCoelho Da Silva, Vivalde, Merchant Navy30Crew memberCayrú
BrazilianCopps Rocha, Lourival, Merchant Navy36Crew memberCayrú
BrazilianDa Silva Mattos, Mathias, Merchant Navy40Crew memberCayrú
BrazilianDe Souza, June Anne, Civilian15PassengerCayrú
BrazilianDe Souza, Willie, Civilian48PassengerCayrú
BrazilianDiniz Montouro, Denie, Merchant Navy25SailorCayrú
BrazilianEvangilista de Araujo, Joa, Merchant Navy55FiremanCayrú
BrazilianFeles Filho, Antonio, Merchant Navy25Crew memberCayrú
BrazilianFernandes, Manoel F., Merchant Navy47Crew memberCayrú
BrazilianFerreira dos Santos, Waldomiro, Merchant Navy28SailorCayrú
BrazilianGregorio Bezerra, Antonio, Merchant Navy39Crew memberCayrú
BrazilianGuilherme Riberio, João, Merchant Navy29Crew memberCayrú
BrazilianIgnacio Barbiero, Domingos, Merchant Navy47Crew memberCayrú
BrazilianJaegers, Daisy Adelaide, Civilian41PassengerCayrú
AmericanJaegers, Otto Alberto, Civilian47PassengerCayrú
BrazilianLeal, Aurlino, Merchant Navy50Crew memberCayrú
BrazilianLuiz da Costa, Narciso, Merchant Navy36Crew memberCayrú
BrazilianMoreira Pequeno, João, Merchant NavyMasterCayrú +
BrazilianMorepra Cavalcaute, Leinet, Merchant Navy54Crew memberCayrú
BrazilianNunato dos Neves, Raymund, Merchant Navy42Third Engineer OfficerCayrú
BrazilianSiera Lisboa, Alvino, Merchant Navy38Crew memberCayrú
BrazilianSouza Olivera, Miraldo, Merchant Navy20Second OfficerCayrú
BrazilianVicente Taifeiro, Antonie, Merchant Navy42Crew memberCayrú
BrazilianViera de Santos, Manoel, Merchant Navy36CookCayrú

33 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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