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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 ascending Service Branch
Chief Mate Otto Zornow USMM
Sgt George Yanek USMC
MM 2c John Wright USN
F 1c Charles Wolvin USN
2 Lt Paul Wolfe USMC
Sea 1c Alfred Wolf USN
F 1c Thomas Wojciechowski USN
F 1c Joseph Wisniewski USN
MM 2c Richard Winter USN
Bkr 3c Thomas Wilson USN
Waiter David Williams USMM
Pvt David Weaver USMC
Master Horace Weaver USMM
SF 3c George Watts USN
CM 3c Martin Watson USN
SF 3c Francis Walter USN
CM 3c Robert Wallace USN
SF 3c Norman Walbring USN
Sea 1c Curtis Turner USN
Cook John Thomas USMM


A Careless Word, A Needless Sinking