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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
F 1c Joseph Wisniewski USN
F 1c Thomas Wojciechowski USN
Sea 1c Alfred Wolf USN
2 Lt Paul Wolfe USMC
F 1c Charles Wolvin USN
MM 2c John Wright USN
Sgt George Yanek USMC
Chief Mate Otto Zornow USMM


A Careless Word, A Needless Sinking