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Navy Memorial Honoring the Men & Women of the Sea Services


West Ivis

Ship Designation: 
Date Lost: 
Monday, January 26, 1942
U-Boat Attack off Eastern US
The Freighter West Ivis was torpedoed by U-125 off the US coast while en route to Buenos Aires. She had left New York on January 24th. She was never seen or heard from again.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 45

Name Service Branchsort descending
Oiler Henric Jackowski USMM
Steward Ivan Sutherland USMM
Wiper Carl Jakubowski USMM
Bosun Oliver Thompson USMM
Messman Thomas James USMM
2nd Engineer Nepomuceno Torres USMM
Master Alfred Larsen USMM
A.B. Manuel Vilarino USMM
F/W John Almeida USMM
Oiler Hilbert Larsen USMM
2nd Mate Arvid Young USMM
A.B. John Alost USMM
Utility Ernest Lindsey USMM
Messman Chesterfield Hall USMM
A.B. John Blomme USMM
Cook James Majors USMM
Chief Engineer James Doig USMM
A.B. Roger Blount USMM
A.B. Robert Mcnally USMM
Radio Officer Leon Roux USMM


A Careless Word, A Needless Sinking