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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
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
Messman Rodolfo Borrego USMM
F/W Amado Ochoa USMM
A.B. Roy Bragdon USMM
F/W Carl Palmer USMM
Sea 2c Charles Shaffer USN
Sea 2c Stanford Ellington USN
AS Floyd Emerick USN
Ens John Jordan USN


A Careless Word, A Needless Sinking