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Navy Memorial Honoring the Men & Women of the Sea Services


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 descending Service Branch
Cook Clifford Rahe USMM
SM 2c Johnie Rogers USN
F/W George Rossman USMM
A.B. Frank Sage USMM
A.B. Leroy Stinebaugh USMM
Sea 1c Clifton Thomas USN
3rd Mate James Tierney USMM
Oiler Raymond Wilden USMM
A.B. Berton Wilson USMM


A Careless Word a Needless Sinking