Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

Java Arrow

American steam tanker



US Naval Historical Center photo of Java Arrow taken off Savannah on 4 May 1942.

This is a listing of people associated with this ship.
We also have a detailed page on the American steam tanker Java Arrow.

Aboard Java Arrow when hit on 6 May 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
Fentress, Albert R., Merchant MarineChief EngineerJava Arrow +
Firof, Glen George, Merchant Marine20Crew memberTiger, Java Arrow
Hennichen, Sigvard J., Merchant MarineMasterJava Arrow
Shera, Philip C., Merchant MarineThird Assistant EngineerJava Arrow +
Simpson, Ernest, Merchant Marine44Chief CookJava Arrow, Caddo +

5 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.