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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 ascending Service Branch
Sea 2c George Crowder USN
Sea 2c Harold Crowder USN
Sea 2c Louis Craven USN
Utility Maurice Corriveau USMM
Sea 2c Andrew Corrao USN
Pantryman Antonio Corpus USMM
Sea 2c Edwin Corpin USN
Steward Herbert Coombs USMM
Utility Thomas Conelius USMM
Oiler Manuel Concheiro USMM
A.B. Emilio Colon USMM
Steward Rufino Colon USMM
Storekeeper George Cohen USMM
Utility Robert Clough USMM
A.B. Matia Cicilia USMM
A.B. Peter Cecilia USMM
Wiper Granville Catlett USMM
Waiter Angel Castro USMM
A.B. Servando Castanera USMM
Messman Monserrate Carrero USMM


A Careless Word A Needless Sinking