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Rawleigh Warner

Ship Designation: 
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Date Lost: 
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

Name Service Branchsort descending
Quartermaster Jack Drake USMM
Pumpman Halley Smith USMM
O.S. Woodrow Ermis USMM
O.S. Edward Stanley USMM
3rd Mate Henry Fanning USMM
Steward Frank Voss USMM
O.S. Leldon Geno USMM
A.B. William Widner USMM
Radio Officer Francis Gentil USMM
Messman Wesley Barrett USMM
A.B. John Johnson USMM
2nd Engineer Milton Burford USMM
Master Jewel Levingston USMM
Messman Joseph Chaline USMM
Messman Charles Lord USMM
Chief Mate Raymond Huecker USMM
Oiler Gus Mcclean USMM
Oiler Walter Mouchette USMM
1st Engineer Charles Mcfarland USMM
Pumpman Walter Day USMM

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