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Azalea City

Ship Designation: 
-
Date Lost: 
Saturday, February 21, 1942
U-Boat Attack off the Maryland Coast
The Freighter SS Azalea City was torpedoed by U-432 ESE of Ocean City, Maryland while en route from Argentina to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ... The ship and crew were never seen or heard from again.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 38

Name Service Branchsort descending
Cook Thomas Ervin USMM
1st Engineer William Scanlon USMM
Wiper Roland Tearse USMM
Messman Henry Fahy USMM
Engine Cadet Robert See USMM
Deck Engineer Stanley Flanders USMM
Master George Self USMM
F/W Stephen Hester USMM
A.B. Charles Stewart USMM
A.B. Philip Houston USMM
A.B. Dennis Sullivan USMM
O.S. Edwin Jaffe USMM
Steward Dudley Thomas USMM
Cook Forrest King USMM
Wiper David Udell USMM
2nd Engineer Carl Kraseman USMM
F/W James Ward USMM
O.S. Edwin Lebrun USMM
Utility Oscar Zayas USMM
Deck Cadet Richard Lewis USMM

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A Careless Word, A Needless Sinking.