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Elizabeth Kellogg

Ship Designation: 
Date Lost: 
Tuesday, November 23, 1943
U-Boat Attack near Cristobal
The Tanker Elizabeth Kellogg was torpedoed by U-526 near the Panama Canal while en route to Guatamala. Struck amidships, the explosion caused massive flames. The ship was at full speed with a hard left rudder at the time of the explosion and ran in circles for over 36 hours. ... There were 38 survivors. The Captain and Deck Officers had all been killed as a result of the explosion.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 10

Name Service Branchsort descending
Chief Mate George Berg USMM
Radio Officer William Harris USMM
2nd Mate Sverre Lie USMM
3rd Mate Cristobal Padro USMM
A.B. Manuel Roman USMM
Steward Raymond Deadmon USMM
3rd Engineer Nenhart Ervick USMM
Master Norman Henderson USMM
Sea 1c George Disbrow USN
Sea 1c Stanley Losiewicz USN
A Careless Word A Needless Sinking