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Atlantic Sun

Ship Designation: 
-
Date Lost: 
Monday, February 15, 1943
U-Boat Attack off New Foundland
The Tanker MS Atlantic Sun was torpedoed by U-607 while en convoy from Iceland to New York in ballast. There was only one survivor.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 65

Name Service Branchsort descending
F/W Ivan Grey USMM
Cook Carl Schrader USMM
O.S. Francis Flood USMM
Cook John Havron USMM
Utility Ralph Sherdon USMM
Messman John Gallagher USMM
A.B. Oscar Helm USMM
A.B. Carlton Strang USMM
3rd Engineer Wallace Horton USMM
Messman Alvin Ide USMM
O.S. John Supanic USMM
Machinist John Sanders USMM
Wiper George Kahara USMM
Pumpman Frank Surian USMM
2nd Mate Joseph Walker USMM
Chief Mate Alfred Kell USMM
Radio Officer Roy Thomas USMM
Oiler Andrew Kokoska USMM
Wiper Carl Westover USMM
Wiper Harry Belfer USMM

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