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Frances Salman

Ship Designation: 
Date Lost: 
Sunday, January 18, 1942
U-Boat Attack off St. John's
The Freighter Frances Salman was torpedoed by U-552 whle off the coast of Newfoundland. After leaving Newfoundland the ship and crew were never heard from again.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 28

Namesort descending Service Branch
Radio Officer Jonathan Ring USMM
Oiler Dewey Saunders USMM
1st Engineer William Smith USMM
A.B. Alfred Taylor USMM
2nd Mate George Torrey USMM
Bosun Mieczyslaw Tyszkowski USMM
2nd Engineer Frededirck Waskow USMM
Master Rasmus Wathne USMM


A Careless Word, A Needless Sinking.