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Navy Memorial Honoring the Men & Women of the Sea Services


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
Messman Walter Craig USMM
Radio Officer William Morris USMM
Radio Officer William Mclaurin USMM
Bosun George Dillon USMM
Quartermaster Louis Randich USMM
2nd Engineer Theodore Skoczulek USMM
A.B. James Fowler USMM
F/W Louis Rose USMM
3rd Engineer Michael Bobon USMM
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


A Careless Word, A Needless Sinking