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


A Careless Word, A Needless Sinking