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The United States Navy Memorial

Navy Memorial Honoring the Men & Women of the Sea Services



Friday, June 14, 1918
Lost in the Bermuda Triangle
Except for a voyage to Halifax, Nova Scotia, Cyclops served along the east coast until January 9, 1918 when she was assigned to Naval Overseas Transportation Service. She then sailed to Brazilian waters to fuel British ships in the south Atlantic, receiving the thanks of the State Department and Commander-in-Chief, Pacific. She put to sea from Rio de Janiero February 16, 1918 and after touching at Barbados on 3 and 4 March, was never heard from again. Her loss with all 306 crew and passengers, without a trace, is one of the sea's unsolved mysteries.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 312

Namesort ascending Service Branch
Fireman 2c Andrew West USN
Fireman 1c William West USN
Ship's Cook 3c Lee Roy Welborn USN
Seaman 2c Pendleton Welborn USN
Fireman 1c Edward Weisansal USN
Electrician 1c Clayton Webster USN
Seaman 2c Norman Webb USN
Fireman 3c John Weathers USN
Fireman 2c Thomas Watkins USN
Fireman 2c William Ward USN
Fireman 1c James Wall USN
Seaman 2c John Wainwright USN
Engineman 2c Lonnie Waff USN
Fireman 1c Fred Waddell USN
Chief Yeomam John Vidlund USN
Blacksmith 1c Pany Vasilian USN
Pharmacist's Mat Leon Vanderwhite USN
Fireman 2c William Urquhart USN
Chief Electricia Harry Unger USN
Fireman 3c Bernard Tralinsky USN