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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
Oiler William Roth USMM
HA 1c Joseph Ruffice USN
AS Walter Rule USN
CM 3c George Russell USN
CM 3c Howard Ryder USN
Purser Edward Schilling USMM
AS Jerome Schuck USN
SF 3c Samuel Segal USN
SM 2c Lewis Senter USN
RM 2c Leo Shea USN
SF 3c Howard Shepherd USN
AS Stephen Silvoy USN
AS Austin Simons USN
SF 3c Frederick Sloan USN
AS Ad Smith USN
AS Benjamin Smith USN
AS Leonard Sobkowwiak USN
AS Earl Solin USN
Pvt John Sopp USMC
Carpenter Peter Soto USMM


A Careless Word, A Needless Sinking