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The United States Navy Memorial

Navy Memorial Honoring the Men & Women of the Sea Services



Ship Designation: 
Date Lost: 
Thursday, September 24, 1942
Torpedoed off Southern India
The Freighter SS Losmar was torpedoed by the Japanese Submarine I165 about 250 miles west of Cape Comorin.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 26

Namesort descending Service Branch
F/W Primo Betancourt USMM
Cook Andrew Chambers USMM
Bosun Patrick Coleman USMM
Messman Kamahu Dean USMM
Oiler Ray Dixon USMM
Radio Officer Wilbur Doane USMM
Chief Engineer Joseph Guy USMM
F/W Basil Hyde USMM
O.S. Allie Jerue USMM
Deck Engineer Lewis Jones USMM
Messman Albert La Mont USMM
1st Engineer Rufus Lane USMM
Chief Mate Roy Macdougall USMM
2nd Mate Magnus Madsen USMM
Wiper John Mccaffrey USMM
Messman Edgar Mcdowell USMM
Wiper Jeremiah Mcmamara USMM
Wiper Jeremiah Mcnamara USMM
Oiler Thomas Mullaney USMM
Chief Cook Edward Peart USMM


A Careless Word, a Needless Sinking