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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

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


A Careless Word, A Needless Sinking