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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 ascending Service Branch
SM 3c Richard Hoban USN
Pvt Boyd Heckathorn USMC
Lt(jg) Marcy Hartman USN
Engine Cadet Jay Hammershoy USMM
Sea 2c George Haab USN
CM 3c Harry Grace USN
Doctor Joseph Grabenstein USMM
Jr. 3rd Mate Edward Gorman USMM
Sea 1c John Golubich USN
Sea 2c Matthew Glynn USN
Pvt Harry Gehret USMC
Pvt Elmer Frye USMC
F 2c Carroll Fisher USN
Sea 2c Arnold Fischer USN
Pvt Martin Finn USMC
AS Carl Fields USN
Utility Walter Ferreira USMM
Pvt Lawrence Famularo USMC
SF 3c Stanford Ervine USN
SK 3c Paul Ernst USN


A Careless Word, A Needless Sinking