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City of Atlanta

Ship Designation: 
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Date Lost: 
Monday, January 19, 1942
U-Boat Attack off the Carolina Coast
The SS City of Atlanta was torpedoed by U-123 off the North Carolina coast. She was struck by two torpedoes. the first lifeboat could not be launched and the second capsized. ... There were only three survivors.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 43

Name Service Branchsort descending
F/W Albert Jones USMM
Oiler John Thornton USMM
Messman Matthew Bell USMM
A.B. Joseph Kicklighter USMM
2nd Engineer John York USMM
A.B. Willis Bird USMM
Coal Passer Henry Lane USMM
Master Leman Urquhart USMM
A.B. John Blanton USMM
Chief Mate Christian Leppin USMM
3rd Mate John Bennett USMM
Cook Prince Broughton USMM
F/W Warren Lockett USMM
Chief Engineer Thomas Kenney USMM
Coal Passer Simon Bruce USMM
F/W Arthur Lowman USMM
Coal Passer Kewannee Drumwright USMM
Cook Willie Chisholm USMM
1st Engineer John Macher USMM
A.B. Howard Cleveland USMM

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