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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
Sea 2c John Paton USN
HA 1c Henry Orb USN
Oiler John O'brien USMM
Utility George Nicholson USMM
CM 3c John Newman USN
Bos'n Matthew Murphey USN
Utility Ramon Montanez USMM
M 2c Aleck Mintz USN
Pvt John Miller USMC
F/W Stephen Mihalik USMM
Waiter Philip Mclaughlin USMM
Messman Thomas Mccarthy USMM
F/W Robert Mccaffery USMM
Pvt Joseph Maujer USMC
O.S. Francis Mathews USMM
EM 3c Raymond Martin USN
Messman Michael Marcolongo USMM
Pvt Lawrence Lott USMC
Chief Engineer Emory Lintz USMM
2nd Mate Lester Leamon USMM


A Careless Word, A Needless Sinking