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Allan Jackson

Ship Designation: 
Date Lost: 
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 ascending Service Branch
Wiper Carl Webb USMM
A.B. Henry Von Postel USMM
Chief Mate John Swanson USMM
O.S. Neal Sullivan USMM
A.B. Thomas Straughn USMM
Messman Joseph Ryan USMM
F/W Domingo Pineiro USMM
Steward Benjamin Olsen USMM
A.B. Gustav Nox USMM
Messman John Mullin USMM
2nd Engineer Roy Loosemore USMM
F/W Wallace Lindsey USMM
Messman John Kelly USMM
3rd Engineer Walter Hoerle USMM
Wiper Vernon Hodges USMM
A.B. Preston Hastings USMM
1st Engineer William Freshwater USMM
Oiler Claude Champagne USMM
O.S. Hamon Brown USMM
Machinist Ralph Black USMM


A Careless Word, A Needless Sinking