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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
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
Pvt Martin Finn USMC
Pvt John Sopp USMC
Pvt Elmer Frye USMC
Pvt Stephen Surina USMC
Pvt Harry Gehret USMC
Pvt David Weaver USMC
Pvt Boyd Heckathorn USMC
2 Lt Paul Wolfe USMC
Pvt Edwin Hunt USMC
Sgt George Yanek USMC
Pfc Willie Jenkins USMC
Pvt Lawrence Famularo USMC


A Careless Word, A Needless Sinking