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Dan Beard

Ship Designation: 
-
Date Lost: 
Sunday, December 10, 1944
U-Boat Attack en route to Belfast
The Liberty Ship SS Dan Beard was torpedoed by U-1202 off Strumble Head, North Wales while en route to Belfast, Northern Ireland. A single torpedo broke the ship in two. Lifeboats were launched in 20-30 foot waves. One boat made it way to shore, thirteen survivors were picked-up by British coastal craft.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 29

Namesort ascending Service Branch
A.B. Berton Wilson USMM
Oiler Raymond Wilden USMM
3rd Mate James Tierney USMM
Sea 1c Clifton Thomas USN
A.B. Leroy Stinebaugh USMM
A.B. Frank Sage USMM
F/W George Rossman USMM
SM 2c Johnie Rogers USN
Cook Clifford Rahe USMM
Oiler Robert Pupke USMM
Sea 1c Aloysius Peitz USN
GM 3c Frank Pawlowski USN
Deck Engineer Douglas Mcleod USMM
Sea 2c Edward Mandoni USN
A.B. Earl Lillestol USMM
Sea 1c Harry Just USN
Wiper Arne Jorgensen USMM
Wiper Abel Jones USMM
Sea 1c James Grayson USN
SM 2c Harry Granoff USN

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