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Oregonian

Sunday, September 13, 1942
Air Attack Near norway
While en route to Russia with a cargo if aircraft, SS Oregonian was torpedoed by German Aircraft. The ship was struck by three torpedoes on its starboard side causing the ship to capsize and sink. 17 Merrchant Mariners and 9 Navy Armed Guard survived the attack.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 27

Name Service Branchsort ascending
SM 3c Chester Tomaselli USN
Sea 1c Edward Whelan USN
Sea 1c Philip Allen USN
Sea 2c Elmer Miller USN
Sea 1c Clifford Allen USN
Radio Officer John Spray USMM
3rd Engineer Edilberto Tuason USMM
F/W Ernest Ward USMM
Oiler Campio Abal USMM
Jr. 3rd Mate Albert Heppner USMM
A.B. Theodore Carlson USMM
Jr. 3rd Engineer Harry Middleton USMM
Master Harold Dowling USMM
F/W Peter Wieringa USMM
O.S. Morris Greenfeld USMM
Chief Engineer Robert Blocker USMM
Messman Michael Gresko USMM
Purser Clement Makowski USMM
Wiper Michael Iannone USMM
1st Engineer Allan Smith USMM

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