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The United States Navy Memorial

Navy Memorial Honoring the Men & Women of the Sea Services



Ship Designation: 
Date Lost: 
Wednesday, November 18, 1942
U-Boat Attack in North Atlantic
SS Parismina was torpedoed in the North Altantic by U-624 while en rout to New York. One torpedo struck near midship. There was considerable damage as the ship was in ballast. ... Although there was difficulty in launching the lifeboats, 55 survivors were rescued.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 16

Namesort descending Service Branch
Messman Frank Bandlow USMM
2nd Mate Henry Berman USMM
1st Engineer George Campbell USMM
Sea 1c Herbert Chewning USN
Master Edward Davidson USMM
Sea 1c Francis Fazio USN
Wiper Adrian Houston USMM
Messman James King USMM
3rd Engineer Edgar Lowery USMM
Purser Antonio Marasca USMM
A.B. John Masterson USMM
Utility Felipe Melendez USMM
Messman Frank Moore USMM
F/W Brooke Schoel USMM
Utility George Thompson USMM
F/W John Vliockos USMM
A Careless Word, A Needless Sinking