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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

Name Service Branchsort descending
Messman Thomas Finch USMM
Chief Engineer Andreas Olsen USMM
Chief Cook Albert Glimmerveen USMM
F/W William Reynolds USMM
Oiler William Green USMM
O.S. Leslie Sinclair USMM
Chief Steward Karl Gustavsen USMM
Cook Vasilios Vitalis USMM
A.B. Eric Haggberg USMM
Oiler Wesley Waddell USMM
F/W Bernard Hansen USMM
3rd Mate Nils Westerhus USMM
Chief Mate Thorleif Helmers USMM
O.S. Edgar Wilson USMM
1st Engineer Fred Hendry USMM
Master Johan Lorentzen USMM
F/W P. Hernandes USMM
Bosun William Nicholson USMM
Oiler Marios Artavanis USMM
A.B. Fred Knicke USMM