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The United States Navy Memorial

Navy Memorial Honoring the Men & Women of the Sea Services



Ship Designation: 
Date Lost: 
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
A.B. Fred Knicke USMM
A.B. Germain Lalonde USMM
Messman Felix Lawrence USMM
2nd Engineer Vincent Leary USMM
A.B. Hans Lie USMM
Radio Officer Ian Lord USMM
Master Johan Lorentzen USMM
O.S. Paul Manoff USMM
Messman John Mcadoo USMM
F/W Charlie Mcdonald USMM
Bosun William Nicholson USMM
Chief Engineer Andreas Olsen USMM
F/W William Reynolds USMM
O.S. Leslie Sinclair USMM
Cook Vasilios Vitalis USMM
Oiler Wesley Waddell USMM
3rd Mate Nils Westerhus USMM
O.S. Edgar Wilson USMM


A Careless Word, A Needless Sinking