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The United States Navy Memorial

Navy Memorial Honoring the Men & Women of the Sea Services



Tuesday, February 24, 1942
U-Boat Attack en route to Venezuela
The Freighter Norlavore was torpedoed by U-432 off Cape Hatteras, North Carolina while en route to Venezuela. ... The ship and crew were never heard from again.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 28

Name Service Branchsort descending
Steward August Breyvogel USMM
Messman Lazarro Vega USMM
A.B. Francisco Caneda USMM
Bosun Jim Walker USMM
Messman William Cook USMM
Master Chauncey Williams USMM
2nd Mate Charles Craven USMM
A.B. Ernest Wilson USMM
Oiler Stanislaus Drungowski USMM
Radio Officer William Wolfskeil USMM
F/W Howard Dubois USMM
Chief Cook Daniel Spencer USMM
Oiler Edward Gaiesky USMM
3rd Mate Everett Gage USMM
Messman William Harris USMM
3rd Engineer William Mchenry USMM
Cook Edward Hunt USMM
1st Engineer Charles Nelson USMM
A.B. Merrill Johnson USMM
Chief Mate Ernest Pearce USMM