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The United States Navy Memorial

Navy Memorial Honoring the Men & Women of the Sea Services


James McKay

Wednesday, December 9, 1942
U-Boat Attack near Iceland
The Freighter James McKay was torpedoed by U-600 while en route from New York to Belfast, Northern Ireland. She had fallen back from the convoy is was in for reasons unknown. She and her crew were never seen again.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 47

Name Service Branchsort descending
2nd Mate Edward Leonard USMM
A.B. Peter Kirsig USMM
Messman Joseph Taylor USMM
Electrician Joseph Lucas USMM
F/W Marcel Koion USMM
Oiler Clinton Van Arnam USMM
Messman Herbert Smallwood USMM