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