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John Morgan

Ship Designation: 
-
Date Lost: 
Tuesday, June 1, 1943
Collision with SS Montana
On her maiden voyage, the SS John Morgan collided with the SS Montana. A tremendious explosion followed. The John Morgan sank with all but three of her complement of 69.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 42

Name Service Branchsort descending
Chief Cook Alfred Flowers USMM
F/W Jan Obara USMM
Bosun Maurice Werley USMM
Messman Louis Goldberg USMM
Oiler Thomas Patterson USMM
Engine Cadet Benjamin Wilkinson USMM
A.B. Roy Graham USMM
2nd Mate Charles Rafferty USMM
Utility Harold Winter USMM
Utility Sydney Holleran USMM
Utility Alberto Ramos USMM
2nd Mate Karl Saethre USMM
A.B. Robert Jeffreys USMM
Deck Engineer Percy Reid USMM
Messman Richard Karkota USMM
3rd Engineer George Roffey USMM
Purser John Kirk USMM
A.B. Herman Schweitzer USMM
Steward Walter Koegler USMM
O.S. Edmund Slaski USMM

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