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Major Wheeler

Ship Designation: 
-
Date Lost: 
Friday, February 6, 1942
U-Boat Attack off East Coast of US
The Freighter SS Major Wheeler was torpedoed by U-107 off the east coast of the US while en route from Puerto Rico to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ... Major Wheeler departed Puerto Rico on February 3, and was never seen or heard from again.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 36

Namesort ascending Service Branch
Chief Engineer William Kane USMM
Utility Frank Johnson USMM
Cook Richardo Hernandez USMM
Radio Officer Thomas Hensley USMM
2nd Mate George Harrison USMM
A.B. Harvey Green USMM
Messman Charles Goring USMM
Oiler Ismael Gonzalez USMM
2nd Engineer John Gaffeny USMM
F/W Phillips Edew USMM
Wiper James Coulter USMM
O.S. John Coscarelli USMM
Steward Clarence Corbin USMM
Bosun Bernardo Castillo USMM
Wiper Justo Camacho USMM
A.B. John Avellar USMM

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