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Broad Arrow

Saturday, January 9, 1943
U-Boat Attack near Dutch Guiana
The Tanker SS Broad Arrow was torpedoed by U-124 off the coast of Dutch Guiana. A torpedo hit the port side at the aft magazine which blew apart the section. A second torpedo hit the port side forward amidship. Survivors were picked up by PC-77.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 23

Namesort ascending Service Branch
Sea 1c Eugene Zack USN
Oiler Clifton Wing USMM
Sea 1c Daniel Theisen USN
Radio Officer Walter Taylor USMM
Steward William Swain USMM
3rd Engineer John Scully USMM
Wiper Joseph Salgado USMM
3rd Mate John Rose USMM
Cook Florencio Riquelme USMM
Oiler Spiro Raftopolos USMM
Chief Engineer Rudolph Plath USMM
Sea 1c Robert Pendleton USN
A.B. Clifford Newman USMM
Master Percy Mounter USMM
Cox James Lambert USN
Sea 1c Gerald Harvey USN
Sea 1c Charles Greathouse USN
Sea 1c Raymond Grandowicz USN
A.B. Manuel Furtado USMM
2nd Mate Eldor Ernstsen USMM

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