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The United States Navy Memorial

Navy Memorial Honoring the Men & Women of the Sea Services



Ship Designation: 
Date Lost: 
Sunday, February 21, 1943
U-Boat Attack en route to New York
The Freighter SS Rosario was torpedoed by U-664 off the coast of Ireland while en route to New York. Two torpedoes struck the starboard side and the ship listed seriously within two minutes. Shortly thereafter the ship took another list and capsized. Survivors were in the water for nearly two hours before being picked-up by the tanker H. H. Rogers and the British Rescue Ship SS Rathlin.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 33

Namesort ascending Service Branch
Carpenter Hjalmar Jansen USMM
Chief Cook Raymond Huna USMM
Deck Cadet Maxwell Hollander USMM
O.S. Harry Henning USMM
Sea 1c Robert Hayes USN
Messman Peter George USMM
Chief Mate Carl Froisland USMM
1st Engineer James Frazier USMM
SM 3c Odell Dean USN
Wiper Hermenegildo Curett USMM
A.B. Robert Brumit USMM
O.S. Julius Brittain USMM
A.B. Alex Abrahim USMM


A Careless Word A Needless Sinking