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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
Sea 1c Robert Donaghue USN
2nd Engineer Haven Driggers USMM
Ens Richard Dugan USN
Pvt George Dunfee USMC
Sea 1c Edward Duwel USN
Pvt Melville Eaton USMC
F 2c Kenneth Eisermann USN
MM 2c Wilson Eldred USN
SK 3c Paul Ernst USN
SF 3c Stanford Ervine USN
Pvt Lawrence Famularo USMC
Utility Walter Ferreira USMM
AS Carl Fields USN
Pvt Martin Finn USMC
Sea 2c Arnold Fischer USN
F 2c Carroll Fisher USN
Pvt Elmer Frye USMC
Pvt Harry Gehret USMC
Sea 2c Matthew Glynn USN
Sea 1c John Golubich USN


A Careless Word, A Needless Sinking