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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
AS Michael Caustic USN
Sea 1c Domenic Campagnone USN
RM 3c Jack Cairns USN
F 2c John Burns USN
Pvt Joseph Buono USMC
F 3c William Buechner USN
Mldr 1c Edgar Bryant USN
M 2c Robert Brown USN
Chief Mate William Brodersen USMM
Messman Richard Brockett USMM
SF 3c James Branagan USN
F/W Binito Blanco USMM
Sea 2c Wayne Bills USN
Sea 1c Robert Bigwood USN
Utility Sol Biber USMM
F 1c Floyd Beresford USN
Pvt Arthur Bennett USMC
Sea 2c Arthur Bennett USN
Sea 2c Norman Benge USN
F 3c Ernest Barrows USN


A Careless Word, A Needless Sinking