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Cites Service Toledo

Ship Designation: 
Date Lost: 
Friday, June 12, 1942
Torpedoed by U158
On June 12, 1942, Cities Service Toledo was on a voyage to Portland, Maine with a cargo of 84,000 barrels of crude oil, when she was torpedoed by U-158, 20 miles east of Trinity Shoals Gas Buoy, 29 02N, 91 59W. 11 of her complement of 36 as well as 4 of the 9 gunners died in the flames.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 15

Name Service Branchsort descending
Carpenter Frank Warner USMM
A.B. Joseph Gorman USMM
Deck Maint. Everett Hatch USMM
Oiler Harvey Jorgensen USMM
Messman Thurlow Morkan USMM
F/W Edward Oppenheimer USMM
Messman Edward Dunne USMM
Cook Arthur Moreau USMM
Bosun Ludwig Stockl USMM
A.B. Burt Andersen USMM
3rd Mate Early Rawls USMM
Sea 2c Nathan Haddad USN
AS Thomas Harris USN
Sea 2c Minor Hardin USN
Sea 1c James Davault USN
From The Official Chronology of the U.S. Navy in World War II