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Hastings

Tuesday, February 23, 1943
U-Boat Attack in the North Atlantic
The Freighter SS Hastings was torpedoed by U-186 in the North Atlantic while in return convoy to New York. The torpedo strike on the port side caused the engione room to flood and destroyed the steering gear. The ship sank in seven minutes. ... Survivors were picked-up by HMCS Chiliwack (K-131).

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 9

Namesort ascending Service Branch
O.S. Henry Strom USMM
F/W Louis Sierra USMM
Wiper Michael Rubin USMM
2nd Mate Edgar Pedersen USMM
A.B. Eino Olson USMM
Oiler Charles Miller USMM
Wiper Luis Guanill USMM
Messman Edward Gray USMM
Chief Mate Howard Dopp USMM