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Broad Arrow

Saturday, January 9, 1943
U-Boat Attack near Dutch Guiana
The Tanker SS Broad Arrow was torpedoed by U-124 off the coast of Dutch Guiana. A torpedo hit the port side at the aft magazine which blew apart the section. A second torpedo hit the port side forward amidship. Survivors were picked up by PC-77.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 23

Namesort descending Service Branch
Chief Cook Juan Balado USMM
Jr. 3rd Mate Alfred Distelhurst USMM
Chief Mate John Elwis USMM
2nd Mate Eldor Ernstsen USMM
A.B. Manuel Furtado USMM
Sea 1c Raymond Grandowicz USN
Sea 1c Charles Greathouse USN
Sea 1c Gerald Harvey USN
Cox James Lambert USN
Master Percy Mounter USMM
A.B. Clifford Newman USMM
Sea 1c Robert Pendleton USN
Chief Engineer Rudolph Plath USMM
Oiler Spiro Raftopolos USMM
Cook Florencio Riquelme USMM
3rd Mate John Rose USMM
Wiper Joseph Salgado USMM
3rd Engineer John Scully USMM
Steward William Swain USMM
Radio Officer Walter Taylor USMM

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