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Allan Jackson

Monday, January 19, 1942
U-Boat Attack off North Carolina
The Tanker SS Allan Jackson was torpedoed by U-66 near Diamond Shoals, North Carolina while en route to New York. The ship was struck by two torpedoes, the second of which set the ship on fire and broke it in two. ... Survivors were picked up by USS Roe (DD-418).

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 22

Namesort descending Service Branch
A.B. Henry Von Postel USMM
Wiper Carl Webb USMM