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Navy Memorial Honoring the Men & Women of the Sea Services



Ship Designation: 
Date Lost: 
Monday, May 25, 1942
U-Boat Attack off Martinique
While patrolling off Martinique, May 25 1942, a German submarine torpedoed Blakeley, carrying away 60 feet of her bow. ... Six men were killed and 21 wounded, but the gallant crew saved the ship and brought her to Port de France, Martinique, for emergency repairs.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 6

Namesort descending Service Branch
Sea 1c Stephen Barbieri USN
Sea 1c William Baron USN
Matt 1c Charles Holmes USN
Matt 2c Oscar Reeves USN
Sea 2c Wayne Sutton USN
Sea 1c Michael Tancredi USN
Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships