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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

Namesort descending Service Branch
2nd Mate Joseph Walker USMM
Wiper Carl Westover USMM
Deck Maint. Donald Winey USMM
Wiper Joseph Winn USMM
O.S. Francis Wood USMM


A Careless Word, A Needless Sinking