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Sumner I. Kimball

Ship Designation: 
Date Lost: 
Sunday, January 16, 1944
U-Boat Attack near Belle Isle Strait
While en route from England to New York via Scotland, the freighter Sumner I. Kimball straggled away from her convoy and was never seen again. Records later showed her to have been torpedoed by U-960 ... There were no survivors.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 70

Namesort descending Service Branch
Messman William Ambler USMM
A.B. Charles Arsenault USMM
Master Harry Atkins USMM
O.S. Sherman Barnes USMM
Jr. Engineer Leslie Barry USMM
3rd Mate Holman Bell USMM
O.S. Roland Bourque USMM
Deck Maint. Nicholas Brock USMM
Sea 1c Sam Brown USN
GM 3c Peter Budnick USN
F/W Theodore Bunnell USMM
Sea 1c Robert Cashman USN
Messman Marcus Cavanaugh USMM
Sea 1c Robert Champion USN
Wiper Alfred Dagenais USMM
Wiper Roger Decker USMM
Wiper Roger Delker USMM
A.B. Frank Delorenzo USMM
RM 3c Michael Demboski USN
Sea 1c Joseph Durbin USN


A Careless Word, A Needless Sinking