SS Oliver Westover

Passengers sailing from Pensacola, Florida Bound for Port of Algiers and Tunis, North Africa

29 August 1945

Henri Mercier, master

All were in the French Navy, all French citizens and of French race, all could read and write, all listed their future permanent residence as France.

Name Age      P.O.B. Residence Arrival USA Port Status
Jean Polfrit 27 France      French Morocco 4/17/1944 Newport News, Norfolk, Va. Married
Bernard Deaubliaux 27 France French Morocco      5/17/1944 New York Married
Gerard Louis Lassalle 20 France French Morocco 4/17/1944 Newport News, Norfolk, Va.      Single
Rene Charles Bresson 20 Spain French Morocco 4/17/1944 Newport News, Norfolk, Va. Single
Pierre Francois Baichere      20 Algeria Algeria 4/17/1944 Newport News, Norfolk, Va. Single
Pierre Marinie 20 France French Morocco 4/17/1944 Newport News, Norfolk, Va. Single
Alain Le Bras 23 France French Morocco 4/17/1944 Newport News, Norfolk, Va. Single
Paul Leporati 24 France Algeria 4/17/1944 Newport News, Norfolk, Va. Single
Yves Augry 23 France France 2/23/1945 New York Single
Guy Trenquier 27 France Algeria 6/10/1945 Norfolk Married
Henry Troneur 37 France France 2/23/1945 New York Married
Roger Savart 22 France France 4/13/1945 New York Married
Alain Mevel 36 France France 2/23/1945 New York Single
Anselme Simeone 22 France French Morocco 2/22/1945 Newport News, Norfolk, Va. Single
Gerard Bequet 22 France Algeria 3/25/1945 Norfolk Single
Leon Comte 19 France Algeria 5/16/1945 New York Single
Vincent Parisi 27 France Algeria 3/20/1945 New York Single
Alain Barbeoch 29 France France 2/23/1945 New York Single
Jean Damielo 28 France Algeria 3/2/1944 Boston Single
Eugene Amiel 33 France Algeria 4/17/1944 Newport News, Norfolk, Va. Married
Louis Chenu 21 France France 12/12/1944      New York Single
Roger Lacaze Labarrere 25 France France 4/12/1945 New York Single
Corentin Drogou 30 France France 3/2/1945 New York Married
Christian Boudinot 22 France France 2/23/1945 New York Single

More information about the French Navy can be found in the books:

The Cyrano Fleet: France and Its Navy, 1940-42

and:

The French Navy in Indochina: Riverine and Coastal Forces, 1945-54

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