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Mary Luckenbach

Sunday, September 13, 1942
Torpedo Attack from Aircraft
The ship was attacked by several torpedo bombers. Because of here heavy load of ammunition, the ship disintegrated leaving no sign of survivors.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 66

Name Service Branchsort descending
Messman Thomas Josephs USMM
Lt(jg) George Patterson USN
Cox William Smith USN
GM 3c John Fowler USN
Sea 1c George Ayers USN
Sea 2c Alvin Lindsay USN
GM 3c George Grenuk USN
Sea 2c James Kersey USN
Sea 2c Vernon King USN
Sea 2c Hershel Lane USN
Sea 1c Edward Turk USN
Sea 1c Charles Precht USN
Sea 1c Robert Wolf USN
Sea 1c Elmer Shauck USN
Sea 2c Curtis Mitchell USN
Sea 2c Josephus Kelly USN
BM 2c Lockwood Butler USN
Sea 2c Charlie Morgan USN
Sea 1c Nelson Cannon USN
Sea 2c John Baker USN