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Frances Salman

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 ascending Service Branch
A.B. Wilmer Fox USMM
Oiler William Fairman USMM
Messman Oliver Dover USMM
F/W Serin D'olive USMM
O.S. Robert Corey USMM
Oiler Otho Broussard USMM
F/W Vay Brill USMM
A.B. John Bagley USMM