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Navy Memorial Honoring the Men & Women of the Sea Services


Azalea City

Saturday, February 21, 1942
U-Boat Attack off the Maryland Coast
The Freighter SS Azalea City was torpedoed by U-432 ESE of Ocean City, Maryland while en route from Argentina to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ... The ship and crew were never seen or heard from again.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 38

Name Service Branchsort descending
O.S. Sammie Block USMM
Chief Mate Aage Olsen USMM
Chief Engineer George Gray USMM
Radio Officer Stephen Byers USMM
3rd Mate Olav Robberstad USMM
A.B. Maurice Hardy USMM
A.B. Oliver Eck USMM
F/W Nicolas Santiago USMM
2nd Mate Lynton Mcneal USMM
Cook Thomas Ervin USMM
1st Engineer William Scanlon USMM
Wiper Roland Tearse USMM
Messman Henry Fahy USMM
Engine Cadet Robert See USMM
Deck Engineer Stanley Flanders USMM
Master George Self USMM
F/W Stephen Hester USMM
A.B. Charles Stewart USMM
A.B. Philip Houston USMM
A.B. Dennis Sullivan USMM