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Cynthia Olson

Sunday, December 7, 1941
Torpedo Attack en route to Honolulu
SS Cynthia Olson was torpedoed by submarine I-26 while en route to Honolulu Hawaii with a cargo iof Army supplies. An SOS heard by a shore station stating they were under attack by a surfaced submarine was last ever heard from this ship. ... This was the first American Flag merchant vessel sunk by a Japanese sumbarine.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 33

Namesort descending Service Branch
Oiler Anastocia Atad USMM
Steward Zacharias Baes USMM
O.S. Sopronio Baja USMM
Oiler Maximo Basbos USMM
Steward Alfred Basilo USMM
Chief Mate William Buchtele USMM
Steward Anthony Bushka USMM
A.B. Jose Buta USMM
F/W Sotero Cabigas USMM
Steward Fred Cadag USMM
Master Berthel Carlsen USMM
Bosun Joaquin Daguison USMM
A.B. Roland Dodd USMM
Steward Leo Escalante USMM
O.S. Comado Jalocon USMM
2nd Mate Carl Johnstad USMM
O.S. Leo Kaay USMM
Chief Engineer Harry Lofving USMM
A.B. Claro Maagma USMM
Cook Domingo Mananita USMM

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