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Gurney E. Newlin

Ship Designation: 
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Date Lost: 
Thursday, October 29, 1942
U-Boat Attack in the North Atlantic
The tanker SS Gurney E. Newlin was torpedoed by U-436 in the North Atlantic while in convoy to Manchester, England. Three were killed in the initial attack, however 45 lost their lives when the rescue ship, SS Bic Island was torpedoed the following night.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 48

Name Service Branchsort descending
A.B. Roy Banks USMM
Bosun Courtney Mayberry USMM
Engineer Johan Naess USMM
A.B. Otto Bengston USMM
Wiper Willard Muckey USMM
A.B. Francis Szlachciak USMM
O.S. William Boyle USMM
Pumpman Rudolph Pettersen USMM
Wiper Robert Brady USMM
1st Engineer Walter Secrest USMM
O.S. John Brendle USMM
Oiler Thad Standley USMM
A.B. Denham Bush USMM
Wiper Antonio Tenorio USMM
Messman Thomas Burns USMM
3rd Engineer John Wilson USMM
Oiler John Clayton USMM
2nd Mate Frank Wilson USMM
Oiler Harold Daire USMM
Messman Zygmunt Bramowski USMM

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