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Fechteler

Friday, May 5, 1944
Torpedo Attack near Algeria
Homeward bound, Fechteler was torpedoed by U-967 in the Western Mediterranean. As the ship began to break in two, and sink, it was abandoned. ... Twenty-nine were killed and 26 wounded. Sister ship Laning (DE-159) and other ships of the convoy rescued 186 survivors.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 27

Namesort descending Service Branch
EM 3c Joseph Aloi USN
Sea 1c Chester Bazidlo USN
Ens Romaine Blandy USN
MM 2c LeRoy Carlson USN
WT 2c Myron Cisewski USN
MM 2c Harry Clark USN
F 1c Louis Contravo USN
MM 1c James Craig USN
EM 3c Richard Daniels USN
MM 3c George Davies USN
MM 3c Clyde Day USN
F 1c Raymond Decraemer USN
Y 2c Howard Dedrick USN
CMM Charles Jacoby USN
RDM 3c Byron Locke USN
WT 1c Thomas Loyd USN
EM 3c Roland Overly USN
F 2c Henry Redman USN
EM 2c Lawrence Rosenberg USN
MM 1c John Scariano USN

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