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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 descending Service Branch
M 2c Robert Brown USN
Mldr 1c Edgar Bryant USN
F 3c William Buechner USN
Pvt Joseph Buono USMC
F 2c John Burns USN
RM 3c Jack Cairns USN
Sea 1c Domenic Campagnone USN
AS Michael Caustic USN
Oiler Samuel Chandler USMM
Pvt Edward Cobb USMC
F/W Francis Colleton USMM
MM 2c Charles Conley USN
Sea 2c James Connolly USN
Sea 2c Edwin Cook USN
2nd Mate Roland Daniels USMM
Sea 2c Harold Davis USN
Cook Joseph Decruz USMM
SF 3c David Dennis USN
Cook Antonio Depina USMM
Sea 1c John Dixon USN


A Careless Word, A Needless Sinking