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Coamo

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

Name Service Branchsort descending
Waiter William Marks USMM
Steward Enrique Pietersz USMM
Utility Lee Shun USMM
Pantryman Calvin Wilson USMM
A.B. Servando Castanera USMM
Wiper Fermin Del Valle USMM
Utility Hector Garcia USMM
3rd Engineer Mario Jorge USMM
F/W Rafael Marquez USMM
Cook Leon Prince USMM
Purser James Sibley USMM
2nd Engineer Archbald Pryde USMM
Waiter Angel Castro USMM
Purser Joseph Delatour USMM
Messman Francis Gerould USMM
Butcher Angelo Kaliakoudas USMM
Steward Hilario Melendez USMM
Storekeeper Bernardo Reina USMM
Wiper Steve Sikora USMM
Waiter Thomas Tonge USMM

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