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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
AS Frank Kijek USN
Pvt Robert King USMC
SPM 3c Robert Kress USN
Pvt Alvin Laibman USMC
SM 3c William Laird USN
AS Thomas Laubach USN
Utility Olon Lawless USMM
Radio Officer John Leahan USMM
2nd Mate Lester Leamon USMM
Chief Engineer Emory Lintz USMM
Pvt Lawrence Lott USMC
Messman Michael Marcolongo USMM
EM 3c Raymond Martin USN
O.S. Francis Mathews USMM
Pvt Joseph Maujer USMC
F/W Robert Mccaffery USMM
Messman Thomas Mccarthy USMM
Waiter Philip Mclaughlin USMM
F/W Stephen Mihalik USMM
Pvt John Miller USMC


A Careless Word, A Needless Sinking