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M.F. Elliott

Wednesday, June 3, 1942
Torpedoed near Trinidad
SS M. F. Elliott was torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine U-502, 150 miles northwest of Trinidad on June 3rd, 1942. On June 4, The destroyer USS Tarbell DD-142 sighted 10 survivors of and brought them aboard.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 13

Namesort descending Service Branch
2nd Engineer Anders Anderson USMM
Chief Engineer Adolph Anderson USMM
2nd Mate Henry Bodden USMM
F/W Harry Bradway USMM
Oiler Frederick Cahill USMM
Steward George Eycken USMM
A.B. Julius Garcia USMM
Storekeeper George Hartley USMM
3rd Mate Alexander Heggie USMM
A.B. Thomas Jones USMM
O.S. William Pearcy USMM
A.B. Edward Swickard USMM
Wiper Samuel Weikel USMM