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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
Oiler Dale Meadows USMM
O.S. Francis Wood USMM
O.S. Philibert Caron USMM
1st Engineer Henry Miller USMM
Chief Engineer Carl Allen USMM
Wiper James Carr USMM
Wiper Clyde Moore USMM
Steward William Guilford USMM
Galleyman Ralph Chiero USMM
A.B. Dallas Moore USMM
3rd Mate Westwood Hutchinson USMM
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


A Careless Word, A Needless Sinking