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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
Utility Mateo Rivera USMM
F/W Walter Stires USMM
Jr. 3rd Engineer Moises Palenque USMM
Pantryman Philip Anoos USMM
Storekeeper George Cohen USMM
Utility Frank Drummond USMM
Utility Solomon Helman USMM
Steward George Kemish USMM
Messman Wilfredo Miranda USMM
Oiler Sebastian Rivera USMM
Bosun Augustin Thode USMM
Quartermaster Laureano Pinero USMM
Refrig. Engr. Rosario Arculeo USMM
A.B. Emilio Colon USMM
A.B. Percy Dutton USMM
Waiter Luis Herrera USMM
Watchman Antonio Kravos USMM
F/W Juan Mora USMM
Waiter Norberto Robelo USMM
A.B. Donato Thode USMM

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