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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

Name Service Branchsort descending
Pfc Willie Jenkins USMC
Pvt Lawrence Famularo USMC
2 Lt Harry Hobbins USMC
Pvt James Jennings USMC
Cpl Floyd Jerkins USMC
Pvt Robert King USMC
Pvt Joseph Ahart USMC
Pvt Alvin Laibman USMC
Pvt Roscoe Albaugh USMC
Pvt Lawrence Lott USMC
Pvt Arthur Bennett USMC
Pvt Joseph Maujer USMC
Pvt Joseph Buono USMC
Pvt John Miller USMC
Pvt Edward Cobb USMC
Pvt William Potts USMC
Pvt George Dunfee USMC
Pvt William Roach USMC
Pvt Melville Eaton USMC
Pvt Harry Rogowski USMC


A Careless Word, A Needless Sinking