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Esso Williamsburg

Tuesday, September 22, 1942
Torpedo attack by U211
The tanker Esso Williamsburg was torpedoed about 500 miles south of Cape Farewell Greenland. Although a weak distress signal was received from one of Esso Williamsburg's lifeboats, an extensive aerial search failed to locate any survivors.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 61

Namesort descending Service Branch
Sea 2c Glen Mathews USN
Sea 2c Merle Mayhew USN
Sea 2c Thomas Mcclintock USN
Sea 2c Roy Mealman USN
Pumpman Varise Mountain USMM
2nd Mate Roger Nash USMM
Oiler Manuel Navarro USMM
A.B. Olaf Nostadhl USMM
Messman Charles Palonis USMM
F/W Fenton Partridge USMM
A.B. Walter Petring USMM
Steward Stanley Raynard USMM
Sea 2c Iris Reaves USN
A.B. Richard Reilly USMM
Jr. Engineer Hobart Richards USMM
Messman Claude Strawn USMM
Wiper William Teague USMM
A.B. Guthrie Tucker USMM
Master John Tweed USMM
O.S. Clarence Vennell USMM

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