Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Cuban steam merchant

Libertad under her former name Recca. Photo from

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

Aboard Libertad when hit on 4 Dec 1943

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NameAgeRankServed on
CubanAchong Jáuregui, Arturo, Merchant MarineRadio OperatorLibertad +
CubanAguayo Diaz, Calixto, Merchant MarineBoatswain (Bosun)Libertad
CubanAlmeida Salva, Silvio, Merchant MarineStokerLibertad +
CubanÁlvarez Carballo, Juan, Merchant MarineAssistant CookLibertad +
CubanBarreiro Gómez, Atilano, Merchant MarineStokerLibertad +
CubanCabarrocas, Julio C., Merchant MarineOilerLibertad
CubanCarballo García, Enrique, Merchant MarineStokerLibertad +
CubanCesar Espenosa, Antonio M., Merchant MarineCrew memberLibertad
CubanDe León Barchia, Melchor, Merchant MarineCrew memberLibertad
CubanDel Valle Narin, Indalecio, Merchant MarineHelmsmanLibertad
CubanEstarella Lluiz, Juan, Merchant MarineTrimmerLibertad +
CubanEstévez, Gelso, Merchant MarineOilerLibertad +
CubanFernández Palacio, Secundino, Merchant MarineGalley BoyLibertad +
CubanFlorit Nodal, José, Merchant MarineSailorLibertad +
CubanGarcía Sacerio, Julio R., Merchant MarineSailorLibertad +
CubanGondra Urrutia, Moisés, Merchant MarineMasterLibertad +
CubanGonzález Cabrera, Mario, Merchant MarineCrew memberLibertad
CubanHernández Cabañas, José, Merchant MarineSecond OfficerLibertad
CubanHernández Nodal, Lázaro, Merchant MarineOilerLibertad +
CubanHerrera Ramos, Pedro, Merchant MarineStewardLibertad +
CubanIzquierdo, Mario Ezequiel, Merchant MarineHelmsmanLibertad +
CubanJimenez, Demetrio, Merchant MarineCrew memberLibertad
CubanKessel, Bienvenido, Merchant MarineAssistant EngineerLibertad +
CubanLaguna Romaguera, Manuel, Merchant MarineStewardLibertad
CubanLópez Fraga, Francisco, Merchant MarineAssistant EngineerLibertad
CubanLópez González, Erasmo, Merchant MarineGalley BoyLibertad +
CubanLorenzo Arocha, Miguel A., Merchant MarineOilerLibertad +
CubanLorenzo Serjas, Leonardo, Merchant MarineChief Engineer OfficerLibertad +
CubanMazas Capó, Adalberto E., Merchant MarineRadio OperatorLibertad +
CubanNadal Hidalgo, Rufino, Merchant MarineChief StewardLibertad
CubanNodar Negrin, Luis, Merchant MarineCrew memberLibertad
CubanNorman Requejo, Salvador, Merchant MarineThird Engineer OfficerLibertad
CubanNuñez Santos, Emilio, Merchant MarineStokerLibertad
CubanPedroso Pedroso, Sabino, Merchant MarineCookLibertad
CubanRey Perez, Juan, Merchant MarineCrew memberLibertad +
CubanRodríguez Iriepa, Antonio, Merchant MarineAssistant EngineerLibertad
CubanRodríguez Tripo, Antonio, Merchant MarineAssistant EngineerLibertad
CubanRolando Roca, Ramón, Merchant MarineStewardLibertad +
CubanSalvat Mestre, Jorge, Merchant MarineChief OfficerLibertad +
CubanSeoane Barba, Enrique, Merchant MarineStewardLibertad +
CubanSoto Soto, Antonio, Merchant MarineSecond Engineer OfficerLibertad +
CubanTerga Terga, Ángel S., Merchant MarineCookLibertad +
CubanVezoso Guitar, Secundino, Merchant MarineCrew memberLibertad

43 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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