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Soreldoc

Wednesday, February 28, 1945
U-Boat Attack in St. Georges Channel
The Freighter SS Soreldoc was torpedoed by U-1302 while in St. Georges Channel.The torp[edo struck amidship on the port side and broke the ship in two. The forward section sank in thirty seconds, the aft section within four minutes. ... Survivors had no time to deploy lifeboats and spent about an hour in the water unitl they were picked up by a fishing boat.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 15

Namesort ascending Service Branch
Chief Engineer Roland Watson USMM
Purser Joseph Truss USMM
Deck Maint. Joseph Serinoy USMM
3rd Engineer Knute Reed USMM
Oiler Harold Pollard USMM
A.B. Manuel Larosa USMM
Master John Hamilton USMM
Oiler Aristo Granado USMM
A.B. Wallace Gibson USMM
2nd Mate Ioannis Elefteriades USMM
A.B. William Denman USMM
A.B. John Davis USMM
A.B. Clifford Carpenter USMM
3rd Mate Stanford Berg USMM
F/W Carl Barrow USMM