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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

Name Service Branchsort descending
Oiler Marios Artavanis USMM
A.B. Fred Knicke USMM
Coal Trimmer James Hughes USMM
3rd Engineer Mills Bailey USMM
A.B. Germain Lalonde USMM
A.B. Jul Kjennerrud USMM
Coal Trimmer John Birch USMM
2nd Engineer Vincent Leary USMM
Messman Felix Lawrence USMM
Messman Fred Boyd USMM
A.B. Hans Lie USMM
A.B. Toralf Christiensen USMM
F/W Clarence Boyer USMM
O.S. Paul Manoff USMM
Coal Trimmer Roland Courville USMM
F/W Walter Brackenbury USMM
Messman John Mcadoo USMM
Radio Officer Ian Lord USMM


A Careless Word, A Needless Sinking