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Henry R. Mallory

Ship Designation: 
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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
Ptr 3c Alexander Taylor USN
Radio Officer Arnold Tangen USMM
Ptr 3c John Swanson USN
Pvt Stephen Surina USMC
CM 3c Harrison Stover USN
Messman John Stephens USMM
SF 3c Samuel Stark USN
F 2c Paul Stamand USN
Carpenter Peter Soto USMM
Pvt John Sopp USMC
AS Earl Solin USN
AS Leonard Sobkowwiak USN
AS Ad Smith USN
AS Benjamin Smith USN
SF 3c Frederick Sloan USN
AS Austin Simons USN
AS Stephen Silvoy USN
SF 3c Howard Shepherd USN
RM 2c Leo Shea USN
SM 2c Lewis Senter USN

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