Merchant Mariners killed on U.S. operated ships during World War II
Last name begins with "X" "Y" "Z"

Home - home address of designated next of kin, not necessarily the person's home town.

BWI=British West Indies
PI=Philippine Islands
PR=Ruerto Rico
VI=Virgin Islands
NWI=Netherlands West Indies

NatCem - American Battle Monuments Commission National Cemetery

A.B.=Able-Bodied Seaman
O.S.=Ordinary Seaman

There are many inconsistencies in spelling, home towns, etc. among our sources. We include other spellings in brackets.

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Last First Ship Date Position Home Age
Xavier Charles Olga 03/12/42 Messman Dominica BWI Unknown

Last First Ship Date Position Home Age
Yahn Frederick O. Nevada 12/16/43 Wiper Unknown Unknown
Yakonis Anthony Charles Dorchester 02/03/43 O.S. Philadelphia PA Unknown
Yankauskas Harry Robert Nathaniel Hawthorne 11/07/42 Wiper Portland OR Unknown
Yarber Lester George Rawleigh Warner 06/23/42 F/W Jacksonville FL 39
Yarde Willard Donagh James W. Marshall 09/15/43 Galleyman Rock Falls IL Unknown
Yarosz Jack J. Nevada 12/16/43 Steward Unknown Unknown
Yates Thomas Worthy Jr. West Chetac 09/24/42 A.B. Montclair NJ Unknown
Ybanez Jose Norlandia 07/04/42 F/W Houston TX Unknown
Ybarlau Carlos Louise Lykes 01/09/43 Messman Bronx NY Unknown
Yeager Alexis D. Spring Hill 02/05/45 Chief Pumpman Unknown Unknown
Yeoman Desso Andrew George Curtin 01/25/44 Messman Clarkton NC Unknown
Yevic Joseph A. I. C. White 09/27/41 Bosun Boston MA Unknown
Yewell Fulton Edison John L. Motley 12/02/43 2nd Mate Baltimore MD Unknown
Yhouse Paul A. Brilliant 01/20/43 Radio Officer Unknown Unknown
Yohe Frank Lucian Fort Lee 11/02/44 F/W Harrisburg IL 21
York John City of Atlanta 01/19/42 2nd Engineer Claxton GA Unknown
Young Arvid West Ivis 01/26/42 2nd Mate San Francisco CA Unknown
Young Charles T. American Leader/Tomahaku Maru 06/26/44 Jr. Engineer Unknown Unknown
Young Charles Nathaniel Sixaola 06/12/42 Steward New Orleans LA Unknown
Young Claiborne Sixaola 06/12/42 Messman New Orleans LA Unknown
Young Howard Malcolm Melville E. Stone 11/24/43 3rd Mate Reed City MI Unknown
Young Joseph Harold Robert E. Lee 07/30/42 Utility New Orleans LA Unknown
Young Lui King President Harrison-Died Japanese POW Unknown Laundryman New York NY Unknown
Young Myron Emerson John Harvey 12/02/43 2nd Mate Rockland ME 42
Young Sang Unknown Unknown Unknown New York NY Unknown
Young Sergius Alexis Chickasaw City/Zaandam 11/02/42 2nd Mate Nesconsit NY Unknown
Young Stanley Warren Charles C. Pinckney 01/28/43 3rd Engineer Brooklyn NY Unknown
Youngberg Albert Sigfrid H. D. Collier 03/13/44 F/W Midvale UT Unknown
Yovn Alexander Andrea F. Luckenbach 03/10/43 O.S. New York NY Unknown
Yuhase George Andrew Louisiana 08/17/42 A.B. Hillside NJ Unknown

Last First Ship Date Position Home Age
Zacharenko William Louise Lykes 01/09/43 Utility New York NY Unknown
Zacheis Otwell Thomas Sunoil 04/05/43 3rd Mate Philadelphia PA Unknown
Zaia John Guy Harry Luckenbach 03/17/43 O.S. Winthrop MA Unknown
Zaleski Joseph Rosario 02/21/43 Wiper Riverhead NY Unknown
Zambrana A. J. Unknown Unknown Unknown Cienfuegos Cuba Unknown
Zambuto Joseph Umberto Jr. Zaandam 11/02/42 Wiper East Boston MA Unknown
Zamora Frank Archie L. J. Drake 06/05/42 3rd Engineer Baytown TX Unknown
Zankowski Sefan Equipoise 03/26/42 Unknown Lithuania Unknown
Zapletal Edward Steve Paul Hamilton 04/20/44 Deck Cadet San Francisco CA Unknown
Zarikos Anestos Paul Hamilton 04/20/44 Deck Engineer Mytilini Greece Unknown
Zawerucka Fred Naeco 03/23/42 Wiper Somerset MA Unknown
Zawistowsky Boleslau Esso Bolivar 03/07/42 2nd Cook USA Unknown
Zayas Oscar Azalea City 02/21/42 Utility Tampa FL Unknown
Zecevich Milan Prusa 12/19/41 Bosun Gary IN Unknown
Zelm Harold Charles Robin Goodfellow 07/25/44 Radio Officer Capetown South Africa 33
Zenos George W. L. Steed 02/02/42 Storekeeper New York NY Unknown
Zerenner Ewin A. Saint Mihiel 04/09/45 Steward Unknown Unknown
Zgoda Alfred Norbert Esso Gettysburg 06/10/43 Messman Buffalo NY 18
Zies George LeRoy Lake Osweya 02/20/42 Messman Smock PA Unknown
Ziesel Jean Stephen Hopkins 09/27/42 Cook San Francisco CA 53
Zigerelli Peter Unknown Unknown Unknown Monaca PA Unknown
Zimmer Daniel A. Gen. Richard Arnold (USAT) 01/08/42 Deckhand Newark NJ Unknown
Zink George J. N. Pew 02/21/42 O.S. Palmyra NJ 35
Zink Glenn Alvin Esso Gettysburg 06/10/43 Galleyman Tulsa OK 18
Ziotis Anastasios Konstantine Rosario 02/21/43 3rd Mate Wheeler Grove PA Unknown
Zivotosky Nick Buried North Africa NatCem 08/10/45 Unknown ND Unknown
Zoll Thomas F. Buried Lorraine NatCem 02/18/43 Unknown KY Unknown
Zook Donald Milton Lewis L. Dyche 01/04/45 A.B. Richmond CA 22
Zornow Otto Max Heinrich Henry R. Mallory 02/07/43 Chief Mate Newport RI Unknown
Zouli Antonio C. J. Barkdull 01/10/43 Chief Engineer St. James NY Unknown
Zucowska Joseph Charles Illinois 06/02/42 A.B. Bedford MA Unknown
Zukleia Joseph Anthony Harry Luckenbach 03/17/43 Oiler Plymouth PA Unknown
Zulpo Renzo Mary Luckenbach 09/13/42 Oiler Somerville MA Unknown
Zumpft Herbert Victor Thomas Donaldson 03/20/45 F/W Brooklyn NY Unknown
Zuniga Herberto Tela 06/08/42 Oiler Honduras Unknown
Zurick Stephen Charles Henderson 04/09/45 Purser Chicago IL 23
Zwicker Carl A. David McKelvey 05/14/42 Master Brooklyn NY 58


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