Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


American steam passenger ship

Photo courtesy of Rich Turnwald Collection

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

Aboard Cherokee when hit on 16 Jun 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
AmericanAdams, Charles A., US ArmyPassenger (1st Sgt)Cherokee
Puerto RicanAdams, Miguel, Merchant Marine35DishwasherCherokee
AmericanAlston, Joseph, USN21Armed GuardCherokee
AmericanAlvarez, Marcelino, Merchant MarineCookCherokee +
AmericanAmelio, Patsy, USNR29Seaman Second ClassCherokee
AmericanArcher, Dudley, Merchant Marine38Baker and HelperCherokee
AmericanArmstrong, Noble, Merchant MarineAble SeamanCherokee +
AmericanArnamann, Michael, Merchant MarineCrew memberCherokee
AmericanArrington, Samuel Maurice, USNR18Radioman Second ClassCherokee
Puerto RicanArroyo, Perfecto, Merchant Marine22ScullionCherokee
AmericanAviles, Ernesto F., Merchant MarineMessmanCherokee +
AmericanBabbs, Douglas, Merchant MarineStewardCherokee +
AmericanBaltasar, Mabuel, Merchant MarineFireman/WiperCherokee +
AmericanBayonet, Jose A., Merchant MarineBellboyCherokee +
Puerto RicanBayron, Phillippe, Merchant Marine32Room StewardCherokee
AmericanBedell, Matthew G., US Army33Passenger (TSgt)Cherokee
DutchBermudas, Simon, Merchant Marine48Able SeamanCherokee
AmericanBess, Ernest, Merchant MarineCookCherokee +
AmericanBird, Alfred, Merchant Marine40Boatswain (Bosun)Cherokee
AmericanBodine, George, US ArmyPassenger (Cpl)Cherokee
AmericanBoex, Richard F., US Army28Passenger (Cpl)Cherokee
SovietBolkov, Anatoli Ivanovich, Soviet NavyPassenger (Officer)Cherokee
AmericanBonet, Juan V., Merchant MarineWaiterCherokee +
AmericanBoula, James Albert, US ArmyPassenger (Cpl)Cherokee
AmericanBrown, Twiggs E., Merchant MarineMasterCherokee
BritishBuck, Arthur E., Merchant Marine56Admiralty PilotCherokee
AmericanBurton, Morgan F., Merchant Marine24Night WatchmanCherokee
AmericanBusick, Benjamin J., US ArmyPassenger (Cpl)Cherokee
AmericanCarns, Andy Merrick, US ArmyPassenger (1st Sgt)Cherokee
AmericanCarter, Alonzo M., Merchant MarineRadio OperatorCherokee +
AmericanCase, Vernon Clark, USNR27Seaman Second ClassCherokee
Puerto RicanCastillo, Pedro, Merchant Marine37Glory Hole StewardCherokee
AmericanCausey, Harold N., USNArmed GuardCherokee
AmericanClark, Joseph A., Merchant MarineChief ElectricianCherokee
AmericanCorckos, Kirlios C., Merchant MarineRadio OperatorCherokee +
AmericanCostain, John J., Merchant MarineBakerCherokee +
AmericanCoughlin, John A., US Army24Passenger (Cpl)Cherokee
AmericanCouts, Henry George, US ArmyPassenger (Sgt)Cherokee
Puerto RicanCuevas, Juan, Merchant MarineOilerCherokee
AmericanDavis, Henry Dean, USNR19Seaman Second ClassCherokee
AmericanDe Vito, Ameillo, Merchant MarineCrew memberCherokee
AmericanDeAcosta, Luis, Merchant MarineWatertenderCherokee
AmericanDeeran, Harry, Merchant MarineUtilityCherokee +
AmericanDeJesus, Gerado M., Merchant MarineAble SeamanCherokee +
AmericanDelaney, James L., Merchant MarineStorekeeperCherokee +
AmericanDelaney, John F., Merchant MarineOrdinary SeamanCherokee +
CubanDelgado, Adalbert F., Merchant MarineSecond StewardCherokee
AmericanDieppa, Samuel, Merchant Marine24Able SeamanCherokee
AmericanDiLorenzo, Antonio, Merchant MarineWaiterCherokee +
AmericanDitmore, Ralph L., Merchant MarinePurserCherokee +
AmericanDuhaine, Joseph H., Merchant Marine38Bath Steward and MessmanCherokee
AmericanEchevarria, Henry, Merchant MarineFiremanCherokee, Coamo +
AmericanErausquin, Florian, Merchant MarineButcherCherokee +
AmericanFalvey, Carl E., Merchant MarineFireman/WiperCherokee +
AmericanFaneite, Hipolito, Merchant MarineAble SeamanCherokee +
AmericanFelida, John, Merchant MarineAble SeamanCherokee +
AmericanFernandez, Sergio, Merchant MarinePorterCherokee +
AmericanFigueroa, Francisco, Merchant MarineUtilityCherokee +
AmericanFinley, Benjamin, Merchant MarineAble SeamanCherokee
AmericanFlores, Viera F., Merchant MarineGalleymanCherokee +
AmericanForsberg, John M., Merchant Marine50QuartermasterCherokee
AmericanFrancis, George James, US ArmyPassenger (Sgt)Cherokee
AmericanGilet, Max, Merchant MarineStewardCherokee +
AmericanGines, Eduvigis, Merchant MarineWaiterCherokee +
AmericanGlassmeyer, Richard, US Army22Passenger (Cpl)Cherokee
AmericanGodfrey, Calvin S., Merchant MarineAble SeamanCherokee +
AmericanGoerke, Hugo H., Merchant MarineLinenkeeperCherokee +
Puerto RicanGonzalvez, Agustine, Merchant Marine30Steward and WaiterCherokee
AmericanGould, William Frederick, Merchant Marine51Senior Third MateCherokee
AmericanGraham, James, Merchant MarineWaiterCherokee +
AmericanGreenberg, Irving, Merchant Marine35Night WatchmanCherokee
AmericanGrommisch, Fred, Merchant MarinePantrymanCherokee +
AmericanHammel, Pat, Merchant Marine34WiperCherokee
AmericanHance, Nicholas, Merchant MarineMessmanCherokee +
AmericanHickman, George C., US ArmyPassenger (1st Sgt)Cherokee
AmericanHoard, George Paul, Merchant Marine28Second CookCherokee
AmericanHolland, James Allen, USN23Seaman Second ClassCherokee
AmericanHood, Deagel, Merchant MarineCrew memberCherokee
AmericanHulme, William James, US Army24Passenger (Cpl)Cherokee
AmericanJacobsen, Alfred P., Merchant MarinePurserCherokee +
AmericanKalina, Walter G., US ArmyPassenger (SSgt)Cherokee
AmericanKeillor, George D., US Army28Passenger (SSgt)Cherokee
AmericanKing, Columbus, Merchant MarineCookCherokee +
AmericanKleven, Goodell G., Merchant MarineSurgeonCherokee +
SovietKohcialov, Eugin, Soviet NavyPassenger (Officer)Cherokee
AmericanKremer, Edwin, Merchant Marine20Third MateCherokee
AmericanLane, George A., Merchant MarineWaiterCherokee +
AmericanLaubriel, Manuel, Merchant Marine32ButcherCherokee
AmericanLeoncio, Jacinto, Merchant MarinePorterCherokee +
AmericanLewis, Moses, Merchant MarineUtilityCherokee +
AmericanLloyd, William H., Merchant MarineDeck WatchCherokee +
AmericanLopez, Pedro, Merchant MarineGalleymanCherokee +
AmericanLove, Henry Stewart, USNSeaman Second ClassCherokee +
AmericanLucas, Charles, Merchant MarineStewardCherokee +
AmericanLux, George Leonard, US ArmyPassenger (SSgt)Cherokee
AmericanMallea, Juan, Merchant Marine24General UtilitymanCherokee
Puerto RicanMartinez, Juan, Merchant Marine22Chief MessmanCherokee
AmericanMasdeu, Jose, Merchant MarineGalleymanCherokee +
AmericanMason, Robert D., Merchant MarineWiperCherokee +
AmericanMavas, Emilio, Merchant MarineMessmanCherokee +
AmericanMayoral, Raul, Merchant MarineUtilityCherokee +
AmericanMerlino, James F., US Army20Passenger (Cpl)Cherokee
AmericanMeylemans, Jacob F., Merchant MarineBakerCherokee +
AmericanMoates, Merrion F., Merchant MarineFirst Assistant EngineerCherokee +
AmericanMontanez, Ramon, Merchant MarineWatchmanCherokee, Henry R. Mallory +
AmericanMoore, Don, US ArmyPassenger (Cpl)Cherokee
AmericanMorino, John, Merchant MarineStorekeeperCherokee +
AmericanNorris, George B., USN24EnsignCherokee
AmericanPasols, Jorge, Merchant MarineUtilityCherokee +
AmericanPatti, Paul L., US Army26Passenger (2nd Lt)Cherokee +
AmericanPaulson, Paul, Merchant Marine45Third Assistant EngineerCherokee
AmericanPenndorf, Alexander, Merchant MarineDeck EngineerCherokee +
AmericanPeterman, Bernard L., USNR23Seaman Second ClassCherokee
AmericanPoirier, Robert J., Merchant MarineWaiterCherokee +
AmericanPoston, Karl C., Merchant Marine35Second Assistant EngineerCherokee
AmericanPrice, Victor A., Merchant MarineDeck WatchCherokee +
AmericanQuinn, Joseph B., Merchant Marine44OilerCherokee
AmericanRaap, Carl A., Merchant MarineUtilityCherokee +
AmericanRabinowitz, Lazar, Merchant MarineWaiterCherokee +
Puerto RicanReinosa, Juan Jose, Merchant Marine20Second ButcherCherokee
Puerto RicanReyes, John Bautista, Merchant Marine56Able SeamanCherokee
AmericanRivera, Felipe, Merchant MarineOrdinary SeamanCherokee +
Puerto RicanRivera, Jose, Merchant MarineCrew memberCherokee
AmericanRobertson, Everett W., Merchant MarineChief EngineerCherokee +
AmericanRoddick, James, Merchant Marine34Pantry HelperCherokee
AmericanRodriguez, Antonio, Merchant MarineOilerCherokee +
AmericanRojas, Antonio, Merchant MarineWaiterCherokee +
AmericanRusch, Willy, Merchant MarineUtilityCherokee +
AmericanSadler, James E., Merchant MarineWaiterCherokee +
AmericanSamuels, William, US ArmyPassenger (Cpl)Cherokee
AmericanSegaro, Fidel, Merchant MarineCrew memberCherokee
AmericanSkoglund, Ivan M., Merchant Marine46OilerCherokee
AmericanSlocum, Albert, Merchant MarineWiperCherokee +
AmericanSmithey, Thaddeus Roselvin, US ArmyPassenger (SSgt)Cherokee
AmericanStegall, H., Merchant MarineChief MateCherokee
AmericanStein, Joseph, US ArmyPassenger (Cpl)Cherokee
AmericanStem, Levere H., US Army24Passenger (Sgt)Cherokee
AmericanStewart, Ralph D., US ArmyPassenger (Cpl)Cherokee
AmericanStrength, William L., US Army29Passenger (TSgt)Cherokee +
AmericanStuart, William, Merchant MarineCrew memberCherokee
AmericanSuarez, Alfredo, Merchant MarineFireman/WiperCherokee +
AmericanSwanson, Arthur Richard, Merchant Marine24OilerCherokee
AmericanThomas, John H., Merchant Marine34Able SeamanCherokee
AmericanTorres, Tomas, Merchant MarineUtilityCherokee +
AmericanValentine, Sherman A., Merchant Marine35QuartermasterCherokee
AmericanVan Den Heuvel, Hendrik, Merchant Marine43UtilitymanCherokee
AmericanVila, Ramon, Merchant MarineWaiterCherokee +
AmericanVillegas, Jose, Merchant MarineMessmanCherokee +
AmericanWachsman, Herman, Merchant MarineWaiterCherokee +
AmericanWaite, Frank, Merchant Marine46Second MateCherokee
AmericanWatkins, Thomas Clarence, USNR19Seaman Second ClassCherokee

151 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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