Damian came to the mainland United States from Puerto Rico as a 14-year old stowaway. After working for the Civilian Conservation Corps and joining the Navy, Damian sailed as a merchant mariner during World War II. Later in life he was involved in campaigns to reform the National Maritime Union.
Johnathan Thayer (interviewer); Damian Lausell (interviewee)
2012 May 11
- Mariner Oral Histories
- Lausell, Damian