U.S. Merchant Marines
   
Merchant Ships and Crews
   
( All lettering shown in " BLUE " on this webpage are links )
   
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Merchant Marine Monument

Dedicated to all Merchant Mariners
who have served the United States
from the Revolutionary War through the present day.

Battery Park, New York City, New York.

Photo by " Dan Phelan " ~ Used with permission.

 
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WW II
 

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Page last updated:
October 18, 2019


     This U.S. Merchant Marines webpage is dedicated to the Mariners who " Gave Ther All " while in the service of their country during World War II.   It is also dedicated to the U.S. Naval Armed Guard shipmates who served along side of them and also " Gave Ther All " on many of the Merchant Ships listed below.

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     The following below listings of ships and their crews was created in the memory of those who "Gave Their All" as Merchant Mariners and U.S. Navy Armed Guards.   On each ship's "individual page" there are personal "online memorials" for each of these honored men that were created for them by using the "Find A Grave" website.

" Many of them previously had little, if any, recognition on the web until now ! "

Currently there are " 13 " ships represented below.

More ships will be listed soon !

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Quick Link by Year

1941 ] - 1942 ] - 1943 ] - 1944 ] - 1945 ]





" SUNK "
between Hawaii and North American
" BEFORE the attack on Pearl Harbor !
Torpedoed by Japanese I-26.
" 35 " men were lost !






" SUNK "
off State of North Carolina
torpedoed by German - U-66
" 22 " men were lost !



" SUNK "
off Cape Lookout, NC
torpedoed by German - U-158
" 21 " men were lost !



" SUNK "
off Cape Cod, MA
torpedoed by German - U-87
" 86 " men were lost !



" SUNK "
off Cape May, NJ
torpedoed by German - U-103
" 26 " men were lost !



" SUNK "
off Cape Fear, NC
torpedoed by German - U-158
" 23 " men were lost !




" DISABLED "
off State Of Georgia
torpedoed by German - U-123
" 19 " men were lost !



" SUNK "
off Cape Henry, VA
torpedoed by German - U-754
" 32 " men were lost !



" SUNK "
off State Of New Jersey
torpedoed by German - U-578
" 48 " men were lost !



" SUNK "
off State of North Carolina
torpedoed by German - U-66
" 17 " men were lost !



" SUNK "
off State of Florida
torpedoed by German - U-504
" 35 " men were lost !



" SUNK "
off State of Delaware
torpedoed by German - U-103
" 34 " men were lost !






" SUNK "
southeast of Guantanamo Bay
torpedoed by German - U-185
" 69 " men were lost !



" SUNK "
in the Mediterranean
by German Heavy Bombers
Over " 1,000 " Soldiers lost !



" SUNK "
off Augusta, Sicily
by an air attack
" 158 " men were lost !






" SUNK "
in the Indian Ocean
by Japanese submarine I-8
" 76 " men were lost !
Some were " Executed " !



" SUNK "
in the Mediterranean
by 23 German Ju 88 bombers
" 580 " men were lost !







" SUNK "
in the Atlantic
by German - U-532
" 50 " men were lost !



Email any questions or comments to:
Russ Pickett

( russpickde@comcast.net )