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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
MM 2c Wilson Eldred USN
F 2c Kenneth Eisermann USN
Pvt Melville Eaton USMC
Sea 1c Edward Duwel USN
Pvt George Dunfee USMC
Ens Richard Dugan USN
2nd Engineer Haven Driggers USMM
Sea 1c Robert Donaghue USN
Sea 1c John Dixon USN
Cook Antonio Depina USMM
SF 3c David Dennis USN
Cook Joseph Decruz USMM
Sea 2c Harold Davis USN
2nd Mate Roland Daniels USMM
Sea 2c Edwin Cook USN
Sea 2c James Connolly USN
MM 2c Charles Conley USN
F/W Francis Colleton USMM
Pvt Edward Cobb USMC
Oiler Samuel Chandler USMM


A Careless Word, A Needless Sinking