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Rawleigh Warner

Tuesday, June 23, 1942
Torpedoed in Gulf of Mexico
On June 23, 1942 near the mouth of the Mississippi river, the tanker SS Rawleigh Warner was torpedoed by the German submarine U-67. It was reported that the ship burst into flames upon being hitand sank within 10 minutes. There were no survivors.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 33

Namesort ascending Service Branch
F/W Lester Yarber USMM
A.B. William Widner USMM
Steward Frank Voss USMM
O.S. Edward Stanley USMM
2nd Mate Bennie Smith USMM
Pumpman Halley Smith USMM
Cook George Singleton USMM
A.B. William Seago USMM
O.S. Max Schwinger USMM
F/W William Rowe USMM
Oiler Prentice Pickett USMM
Chief Engineer William Nelson USMM
Oiler Walter Mouchette USMM
1st Engineer Charles Mcfarland USMM
Oiler Gus Mcclean USMM
Messman Charles Lord USMM
Master Jewel Levingston USMM
A.B. John Johnson USMM
O.S. Frank Jennison USMM
Chief Mate Raymond Huecker USMM