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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 ascending Service Branch
Deck Engineer Joseph Weetman USMM
O.S. John Weeks USMM
Utility Oscar Wahlberg USMM
1st Engineer William Vonberg USMM
Oiler Morris Valentine USMM
Sea 1c Walter Tershowski USN
Lt(jg) Clement Taylor USN
3rd Engineer Donald Sprague USMM
Sea 2c Richard Shunstrom USN
Chief Engineer Bernard Sheehan USMM
A.B. Lincoln Remick USMM
Cox Stephen Rakos USN
Bosun Vincenzo Patrinzi USMM
Messman Antoni Paskowski USMM
Sea 1c James Nealings USN
Sea 1c Finnbarr Nagle USN
Sea 1c Edward Murphy USN
3rd Engineer George Murphy USMM
Oiler Dana Mulvey USMM
BM 2c Porter Moran USN


A Careless Word, A Needless Sinking