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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

Name Service Branchsort ascending
Shipwright Edwin Wilkerson USN
Fireman 3c Willie Perry USN
Seaman 2c Reginald Bosher USN
Seaman 2c Shirley Stanley USN
Seaman Raymond Farrell USN
Machinist Mate 2 Louis Arehart USN
Fireman 3rd clas Thomas Callahan USN
Blacksmith 2nd c Jessie Barnard USN
Carpenter's Mate Roy Clarey USN
Seaman John Dennis USN
Lieutenant Harvey Forbes USN
Engineman 2nd John Garmes USN
Seaman Ulric Harper USN
Engineman 2nd Eugene Jarvis USN
Fireman 1st William Knaggs USN
Seaman 2c Jacob Furrer USN
Fireman 3c Joe Parks USN
Electrician 1c ( Otto Schneider USN
Seaman 2c Willie Touart USN
Mess Attendant 3 Survain Williams USN