Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


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 Ogontz.

Aboard Ogontz when hit on 19 May 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
AmericanBaxter, Fred Harold, Merchant MarineStewardOgontz +
AmericanBranham, Elmond, Merchant MarineOilerOgontz +
AmericanDickey, John Rogers, Merchant MarineFireman/WiperOgontz +
AmericanFredericks, Harry C., USNCoxswainOgontz +
AmericanHarrison, Woodrow Wilson, USNSeaman Second ClassOgontz +
Puerto RicanHermandez, Gregorio, Merchant MarineFireman/WiperOgontz +
AmericanJohnson, Leigh Henry, Merchant MarineAble SeamanOgontz +
AmericanKarratti, Hyrum Richard, Merchant MarineBoatswain (Bosun)Ogontz +
AmericanLaCasa, Emilio Manuel, Merchant MarineFireman/WiperOgontz +
AmericanLamonte, Ignatio, Merchant MarineWiperOgontz +
AmericanLang, Joseph Phillip, Merchant MarineChief EngineerOgontz
AmericanLangen, Carl Edward, Merchant MarineAble SeamanOgontz +
AmericanMcNair, James Gail, Merchant MarineRadio OperatorOgontz +
AmericanNicholson, Aubrey Eugene, Merchant MarineOilerOgontz +
AmericanPearce, George Hopkins, Merchant MarineFireman/WiperOgontz +
AmericanPelech, Joannes, Merchant MarineOilerOgontz +
AmericanQuinn, Edward Jerome, Merchant MarineOrdinary SeamanOgontz +
AmericanWalker, John Joseph, Merchant MarineAble SeamanOgontz +
AmericanWennerlund, Adolph M., Merchant MarineMasterOgontz +
AmericanWolfe, Paul, Merchant MarineAble SeamanOgontz +

20 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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