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The United States Navy Memorial

Navy Memorial Honoring the Men & Women of the Sea Services



Ship Designation: 
Date Lost: 
Friday, October 2, 1942
U-Boat Attack near British Guiana
While carrying a cargo of bauxite, the SS Aneroid was struck on the starboard side by a torpedo from U-175 at 0500 EWT about 130 miles off the coast of Georgetown, British Guiana. The Ship sank at 0515.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 6

Namesort descending Service Branch
F/W Antonio Desousa USMM
Chief Mate Olaf Johansen USMM
Oiler Nils Karlson USMM
A.B. Erick Larsson USMM
Sea 2c Bernard Mullen USN
F/W Cyril Williams USMM
A Careless Word, A Needless Sinking