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United States, Merchant Mariners Killed on US Operated Ships During WWII - FamilySearch Historical Records

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Record Description
Collection years 1940-1945
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What Is in the Collection?Edit

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.

Collection ContentEdit

Records may contain the following information:

  • Name
  • Ship name
  • Date of death
  • Position
  • Age

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  • Other identifying information such as age and death date

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