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Henry R. Mallory

Ship Designation: 
Date Lost: 
Sunday, February 7, 1943
U-Boat Attack in North Atlantic
The Transport, Henry R Mallory was torpedoed by U-402 while en convoy from New York to Iceland. The ship was struck by one torpedo. Although it was believed the ship would say afloat for some time, the ship started to list and sink suddenly by the stern. Four of the lifeboats capsized and some of the rafts could not be unsecured in time. ... Many were lost due to exposure to the cold during the four hour wait for rescue ships to arrive.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 168

Namesort descending Service Branch
Pvt Joseph Ahart USMC
Pvt Roscoe Albaugh USMC
1st Engineer John Alley USMM
Sea 2c Norman Anderson USN
AS Gamaliel Arason USN
Sea 2c Lorein Austin USN
Sea 2c Elvin Ayer USN
SF 3c Alfonso Ballerino USN
F 3c Ernest Barrows USN
Sea 2c Norman Benge USN
Pvt Arthur Bennett USMC
Sea 2c Arthur Bennett USN
F 1c Floyd Beresford USN
Utility Sol Biber USMM
Sea 1c Robert Bigwood USN
Sea 2c Wayne Bills USN
F/W Binito Blanco USMM
SF 3c James Branagan USN
Messman Richard Brockett USMM
Chief Mate William Brodersen USMM


A Careless Word, A Needless Sinking