United States, Merchant Mariners Killed on US Operated Ships During WWII - FamilySearch Historical Records
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What Is in the Collection?[edit | edit source]
These records include an index of mariners killed on US operated ships during World Ward II. This content was taken from the compiled site: Merchant Mariners killed on U.S. operated ships during World War II . This index, along with additional information on merchant mariners at war, is available at American Merchant Marines at War. The index covers the years 1940 to 1945.
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Records may contain the following information:
- Ship name
- Date of death
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Related Websites[edit | edit source]
- Merchant Mariners killed on U.S. operated ships during World War II
- American Merchant Marines at War
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