Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


American steam tanker

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 tanker Catahoula.

Aboard Catahoula when hit on 5 Apr 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
AmericanBalch, Norman, Merchant Marine36Radio OperatorCatahoula
AmericanBennett, Richard Ray, Merchant Marine34Second MateCatahoula, Irénée Du Pont
AmericanBergenheim, Harold Branting, Merchant Marine24Second Assistant EngineerCatahoula
AmericanBrownrigg, Garrett Martin, Merchant Marine39First Assistant EngineerCatahoula +
DanishChristensen, Emil, Merchant Marine51Able SeamanCatahoula +
AmericanJohannesen, Gunvald Birger, Merchant Marine48MasterCatahoula
AmericanKellogg, Charles Murison, Merchant Marine42Able SeamanCatahoula
AmericanLitch, Norris Walter, Merchant Marine47CookCatahoula +
AmericanLynck, Julius, Merchant Marine45Boatswain (Bosun)Catahoula +
AmericanNielsen, Alfred Kristian, Merchant Marine44Fireman/WatertenderCatahoula +
AmericanOlson, William, Merchant Marine44First Assistant EngineerCatahoula
AmericanPrager, Ralph Clyde, Merchant Marine49First PumpmanCatahoula
AmericanRey, Antonio, Merchant Marine45Fireman/WatertenderCatahoula +
AmericanTralie, Joseph, Merchant Marine38Able SeamanCatahoula +
DanishWoltzman, Christian, Merchant Marine40Able SeamanCatahoula

15 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?
If you wish to add a crewmember to the listing we would need most of this information: ship name, nationality, name, dob, place of birth, service (merchant marine, ...), rank or job on board. We have place for a photo as well if provided. You can e-mail us the information here.