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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
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
Chief Mate Noble Dowling USMM
Deck Engineer Alexander Robaczewski USMM
O.S. William Dwyer USMM
Wiper Eugene Sheridan USMM
1st Engineer Ramon Gonzalez USMM
A.B. Marvin Smith USMM
3rd Mate John Hanson USMM
O.S. Leonard Strichartz USMM
Sea 2c William Mcleod USN
Cox Leo Alsop USN
Sea 2c John Speer USN
Sea 2c Charles Shaffer USN


A Careless Word, A Needless Sinking