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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
Jr. 3rd Mate Edward Gorman USMM
Doctor Joseph Grabenstein USMM
CM 3c Harry Grace USN
Sea 2c George Haab USN
Engine Cadet Jay Hammershoy USMM
Lt(jg) Marcy Hartman USN
Pvt Boyd Heckathorn USMC
SM 3c Richard Hoban USN
2 Lt Harry Hobbins USMC
CM 3c Vernon Hofeldt USN
Deck Cadet Richard Holland USMM
Sea 1c Lewis Howard USN
Pvt Edwin Hunt USMC
EM 3c Charles Hurt USN
SF 3c William Jehling USN
Sea 1c James Jenkins USN
Pfc Willie Jenkins USMC
Pvt James Jennings USMC
Cpl Floyd Jerkins USMC
SF 3c Thomas Kane USN


A Careless Word, A Needless Sinking