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John Winthrop

Ship Designation: 
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Date Lost: 
Thursday, September 24, 1942
Torpedo Attack in North Atlantic
While en route to Glasgow Scotland, the SS John Winthrop straggled away from the convoy. She was torpedoed and shelled by U619. There were no survivors.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 52

Name Service Branchsort descending
Radio Officer Alois Heiter USMM
3rd Mate Aven Williamson USMM
Oiler William Jordan USMM
Utility Hayward Macclellan USMM
F/W John Johnson USMM
Master Charles Robertson USMM
1st Engineer John Anderson USMM
Wiper William Mcmillan USMM
Engine Cadet Jonathan Sturges USMM
Oiler Leo Auexstein USMM
O.S. Merrill Noel USMM
2nd Mate Edgar Malone USMM
Messman Harry Blume USMM
A.B. Walter Perry USMM
3rd Engineer Leon Pickard USMM
A.B. Earl Built USMM
Cook Pablo Robin USMM
Deck Cadet Burton Bergeson USMM
Messman John Burgo USMM
Cook Ernest Rodrigues USMM

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