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The United States Navy Memorial

Navy Memorial Honoring the Men & Women of the Sea Services



Ship Designation: 
Date Lost: 
Wednesday, December 9, 1942
U-Boat Attack near Bermuda

SS Coamo was topredoed by U-604 off of Bermuda while en route to New York. The ship was detached from the convoy she started in and was never heard from again. This was the greatest loss of a merchant crew of any US Flag merchant vessel during WWII

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 186

Namesort descending Service Branch
Utility Wesley Mentzer USMM
Utility Frank Millan USMM
3rd Mate Willoughby Milliken USMM
Messman Wilfredo Miranda USMM
F/W Juan Mora USMM
A.B. John Morales USMM
Jr. Engineer Eric Morgan USMM
A.B. Jesse Morrell USMM
2nd Mate Robert Mueller USMM
SM 3c Raymond Mulligan USN
Cook Antonio Munoz USMM
CSM Frederick Nash
SGT George Neil
Baker Oluf Norup USMM
1st Engineer Norbert Novoa USMM
A.B. Cipriano Ogenio USMM
Messman Nicolas Padilla USMM
Jr. 3rd Engineer Moises Palenque USMM
Steward Enrique Pietersz USMM
Quartermaster Laureano Pinero USMM


A Careless Word A Needless Sinking