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The United States Navy Memorial

Navy Memorial Honoring the Men & Women of the Sea Services



Monday, February 16, 1942
U-Boat Attack west of Bermuda
The Panamanian flagged freighter SS Ramapo was torpedoed by U-108 while en route from Bermude to Philadelphia. She was alone and unescorted - there were no survivors.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 38

Namesort descending Service Branch
Oiler Marios Artavanis USMM
3rd Engineer Mills Bailey USMM
Coal Trimmer John Birch USMM
Messman Fred Boyd USMM
F/W Clarence Boyer USMM
F/W Walter Brackenbury USMM
A.B. Toralf Christiensen USMM
Coal Trimmer Roland Courville USMM
2nd Mate Miguel Delano USMM
Messman Thomas Finch USMM
Chief Cook Albert Glimmerveen USMM
Oiler William Green USMM
Chief Steward Karl Gustavsen USMM
A.B. Eric Haggberg USMM
F/W Bernard Hansen USMM
Chief Mate Thorleif Helmers USMM
1st Engineer Fred Hendry USMM
F/W P. Hernandes USMM
Coal Trimmer James Hughes USMM
A.B. Jul Kjennerrud USMM