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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 Aleck Mintz USN
Utility Ramon Montanez USMM
Bos'n Matthew Murphey USN
CM 3c John Newman USN
Utility George Nicholson USMM
Oiler John O'brien USMM
HA 1c Henry Orb USN
Sea 2c John Paton USN
SF 3c Donald Peoples USN
SF 3c Sam Perricone USN
Sea 2c Leonard Pietruszkiewicz USN
HA 2c Wade Pollard USN
Pvt William Potts USMC
Engine Cadet George Race USMM
HA 2c James Reid USN
Oiler Hayes Reynolds USMM
Pvt William Roach USMC
MM 1c Walter Roell USN
Pvt Harry Rogowski USMC
Lt(jg) Joseph Rohr USN


A Careless Word, A Needless Sinking