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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
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
Messman Rodolfo Borrego USMM
F/W Amado Ochoa USMM
A.B. Roy Bragdon USMM
F/W Carl Palmer USMM
Cook Aston Delmoor USMM
Messman Clarence Payne USMM
O.S. John Dezik USMM
Oiler Vincent Raymond USMM
AS Floyd Emerick USN
Ens John Jordan USN
Sea 2c Claudius Jackson USN
Sea 2c Roy Lanham USN


A Careless Word, A Needless Sinking