Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


American steam merchant

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

Aboard Ruth when hit on 29 Jun 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
AmericanAgero, Felipe, Merchant MarineFireman/WiperRuth +
AmericanBarnum, Carlos, Merchant MarineOilerRuth +
AmericanBelvin, Robert Frederick, Merchant Marine26Boatswain (Bosun)Ruth +
AmericanBrown, Ralph, Merchant MarineUtilitymanRuth +
AmericanCallis, Robert Melville, Merchant Marine48MasterRuth +
AmericanCam, Toribio, Merchant MarineUtilitymanRuth +
AmericanCambigianis, John George, Merchant Marine46First Assistant EngineerRuth +
AmericanCarter, Shelby Henry, Merchant Marine44Chief MateRuth +
AmericanCollier, Parry Boyd, Merchant MarineCarpenterRuth +
AmericanDayse, Harold, Merchant Marine37Mess BoyRuth
AmericanDejanikus, Alexis, Merchant MarineSecond Assistant EngineerRuth +
Puerto RicanDel Campo, Enrique, Merchant MarineOrdinary SeamanRuth +
AmericanDonohue, Lawrence Edward, Merchant MarineRadio OperatorRuth +
AmericanEarnhardt, Robert Lee, Merchant MarineOrdinary SeamanRuth +
AmericanGriffith, Carroll Alexander, USNRSeaman Second ClassRuth +
AmericanHaas, Walter, Merchant Marine27Ordinary SeamanRuth
AmericanHall, Elmer, Merchant MarineCookRuth +
CanadianHenderson, James Montgomery, Merchant MarineAble SeamanRuth +
AmericanHollis, Ordis Oliver, USNSeaman Second ClassRuth +
AmericanJenkins, John Henry, Merchant MarineCookRuth +
AmericanJewett, Euan Lochel, USNRSeaman Second ClassRuth +
AmericanJohnson, Fred Willie, Merchant MarineThird Assistant EngineerRuth +
AmericanMiller, Charles Linwood, Merchant MarineWiperRuth +
AmericanMorris, Howard Dale, Merchant Marine48Third MateRuth +
AmericanNamminga, Henry Vanderwood, USNRCoxswainRuth +
AmericanO’Berry, Alton Ray, Merchant Marine35Able SeamanBarbara, Ruth +
AmericanPierce, John Vincent, Merchant MarineAble SeamanRuth +
AmericanRogers, John L., Merchant MarineAble SeamanRuth +
AmericanRussell, Lawrence Albert, Merchant MarineRadio OperatorRuth +
AmericanSolano, Juan, Merchant MarineOilerRuth +
AmericanSpangler, Ralph Mohler, Merchant MarineChief EngineerRuth +
AmericanTaylor, Joseph Richard, Merchant MarineWiperRuth +
AmericanTorres, Gregorio Serna, Merchant MarineOilerRuth +
AmericanVoliva, Joseph B., Merchant Marine27Able SeamanRuth
AmericanWatts, Donald Brayshaw, Merchant MarineFireman/WiperRuth +
AmericanWest, George Francis, Merchant MarineAble SeamanRuth +
AmericanWhitcotton, Harry, Merchant Marine35FiremanRuth
AmericanWilliams, Ashley Clinton, Merchant MarineMessmanRuth +
AmericanWilliams, James, Merchant MarineStewardRuth +

39 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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