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Gurney E. Newlin

Thursday, October 29, 1942
U-Boat Attack in the North Atlantic
The tanker SS Gurney E. Newlin was torpedoed by U-436 in the North Atlantic while in convoy to Manchester, England. Three were killed in the initial attack, however 45 lost their lives when the rescue ship, SS Bic Island was torpedoed the following night.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 48

Namesort descending Service Branch
A.B. Robert Badeaux USMM
Sea 1c William Ballard USN
A.B. Roy Banks USMM
A.B. Otto Bengston USMM
O.S. William Boyle USMM
Wiper Robert Brady USMM
Messman Zygmunt Bramowski USMM
O.S. John Brendle USMM
Messman Thomas Burns USMM
A.B. Denham Bush USMM
Oiler John Clayton USMM
Sea 1c Sconley Cooke USN
Sea 1c Peter Cunningham USN
Oiler Harold Daire USMM
Chief Mate Allen Danchak USMM
Sea 1c Hallock Dean USN
A.B. Raymond Doherty USMM
F/W Joseph Elfrink USMM
Sea 2c Ralph Farquharson USN
A.B. William Frantzen USMM

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