ss leopoldville survivors list

Co. L 262nd Regiment St. Petersburg [F], Crawford, William H. Pvt. [6] There was an insufficient number of life jackets,[1] and few troops participated in the poorly supervised lifeboat drill as Lopoldville sailed from Southampton at 09:00 24 December as part of convoy WEP-3 across the English Channel to Cherbourg. Co. H 262nd Regiment Bay City [M], Schurig, Russell E. Pfc. Co. B 264th Regiment Lima, Cummins, Jack C. Pvt. I 262nd Regiment Houston [M], Creed, Robert W. S. Sgt. Co. A 264th Regiment [F], Vallee, Ernest D. T/4. Hdq. Co. L 262nd Regiment Sumter, McNair, James L. Pfc. Co. B 264th Regiment Colerain [F], Leopard, John P. Pvt. Med. Co. 1st Bat. Co. Co. A 264th Regiment Cornell, Hover, James E. T/5. Co. A 264th Regiment [F], ODonnell, John H. T/5. I 262nd Regiment Maurice [M], Boyer, Gerald L. Pvt. Co. B 264th Regiment Lewistown [R], Dreisbach, Richard T. Pvt. The Sunken Mysteries of Britain's Wartime Shipping Lanes: This page was last edited on 13 January 2023, at 12:43. Co. H 262nd Regiment Racine [M], Prueher, Franklin L. Pvt. Cussler asserts[10] that the wreck is wrongly located, its true position being about a mile to the south. Co. H 262nd Regiment Loving [M], Kolb, Marvin Pvt. Co. K 262nd Regiment Providence, De Resta, Antonio, Jr. Sgt. Det. Co. 2nd Battalion 262nd Regiment Paterson, Fierro, Joseph R. 2d. Med. Co. K 262nd Regiment Albany [F], Reccardi, Victor J. S. Sgt. Co. K 262nd Regiment Pittsfield [F], Patterson, Thomas H. S. Sgt. The soldiers of the 66th Infantry Division were ordered not to tell anyone about the sinking of the ship and their letters home were censored by the Army during the rest of World War II. Co. E 262nd Regiment Selma [M], Kerr, Ian H. Pfc. Co. 3rd Battalion 262nd Regiment Sand Springs [F], Reisig, William L. Pfc. 262nd Regiment Philadelphia [M], Gable, Wayne W. Pfc. Official death notices after the sinking of the SS Leopoldville were sent out slowly over months and were vague of details in an effort to keep information about the disaster away from the public. I 262nd Regiment Owensboro, Parker, John F. S. Sgt. Hdq. Co. F 262nd Regiment Adamsville [M], Brown, Daniel H., Jr. Pfc. Co. F 262nd Regiment Erie [M], McDermott, Thomas J. T. Sgt. From his web site: "H.M.S. Co. H 262nd Regiment Jersey City [M], Dantinne, Harold H. Pfc. There is a memorial in Weymouth, Dorset engraved with: 24 December 1944 English Channel 802 died when troopship SS 'Leopoldville' was sunk by a torpedo off Cherbourg, Coordinates: .mw-parser-output .geo-default,.mw-parser-output .geo-dms,.mw-parser-output .geo-dec{display:inline}.mw-parser-output .geo-nondefault,.mw-parser-output .geo-multi-punct{display:none}.mw-parser-output .longitude,.mw-parser-output .latitude{white-space:nowrap}494557N 013620W / 49.76583N 1.60556W / 49.76583; -1.60556, List by death toll of ships sunk by submarines, Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships, "Veterans Memorial of Titusville,Florida; Leopoldville Memorial Monument", "S.S. Leopoldville Disaster: December 24, 1944 part III", Survivors of the Leopoldville by Ray Roberts, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=SS_Lopoldville_(1928)&oldid=1133369928. Co. Co. F 262nd Regiment Northvale [M], De Prima, Frank T/5. Each turbine ran on exhaust steam from the piston engine on the same shaft. Hdq. Co. Co. F 262nd Regiment Pass Christian [M], Baker, Elmer A. Sgt. Co. K 262nd Regiment Uhrichsville, Longwell, Robert G. Pfc. I 264th Regiment Rochester [F], Clark, Reginald J., Jr. Cpl. Over 700 to 800 American soldiers were lost. I 264th Regiment Battle Creek, Ainsworth, Harise E. Pfc. Co. B 264th Regiment Oak Park [M], Dronenberg, Donald P. T. Sgt. I 264th Regiment New Boston, Skibinski, Walter J. Pfc. Co. B 264th Regiment Elsmere, Katz, Nathan Pfc. Co. L 262nd Regiment Meridian [M], Martin, Ray E. Pfc. Co. H 262nd Regiment NYC [M], Turetzky, David S. Pvt. Co. L 262nd Regiment Carruthers [M], Reeder, Thomas R. Sgt. I 262nd Regiment Huntingdon, Bixler, Bruce E. Pvt. Her code letters were MLTP[2] until 193334, when they were superseded by the call sign ONLB. [6] A 24-man DEMS detachment manned defensive guns. Quinlan from Omaha, Nebraska was born on [] In 2005, a memorial was erected in Veterans Memorial Park in Titusville, Florida. Co. Co. E 262nd Regiment Dallas [M], Reichle, Ernest C. Pfc. Co. F 262nd Regiment Berkeley [M], Williamson, Donald E. Pfc. Co. L 262nd Regiment Hudson [M], Bannick, Ronald C. Pfc. In 1998 the History Channel broadcast the documentary film Cover Up: The Sinking of the SS Lopoldville which included interviews with numerous survivors of the sinking of the ship from the 66th Infantry Division and sailors from the US Navy who attempted to save them by pulling them out of the water. Co. E 262nd Regiment El Paso [M], Pickett, Joe D. Pfc. Co. I 262nd Regiment Laurel Run Boro [M], Sanborn, Charles J. Pfc. I 264th Regiment Bangor [M], Stelmok, Frank Pvt. Survivors of the Leopoldville by Ray Roberts Archived . Unknown City: Unknown Publisher, 1997. . I 262nd Regiment Center [M], Appleby, Preston B. Co. F 262nd Regiment Brockton [M], Maiuri, Peter Pfc. Co. E 262nd Regiment Jerome, Poupard, Wilmer C. T/4. Co. E 264th Regiment Morea, Downing, Frank P., Jr. Pvt. Co. F 262nd Regiment Erie [M], Fox, William T/5. Co. H 262nd Regiment Cincinnati [M], Witham, Charles W. Sgt. Co. E 262nd Regiment Fresno [M], Nelson, Carl A. Pfc. SS Lopoldville (1948), 10, 530 GRT, built by J Cockerill SA, Hoboken, Antwerp. 262nd Regiment Reno [M], Lavigne, Richard M. Sgt. Co. H 262nd Regiment Allentown [M], Herman, Nevin H., Jr. Pvt. Co. E 262nd Regiment North East, Myers, Harold L. Pvt. Co. Co. L 262nd Regiment Minden, Cole, Edgle W. Pfc. Co. K 264th Regiment Flintstone [M], Berigtold, Raymond E. Pfc. Co. E 262nd Regiment Houston [M], Contreras, Gregorio V. Pfc. Brilliant contacted HMNB Portsmouth, which telephoned Cherbourg; but shore post communications, decisions, and orders were significantly slowed by minimal staffing during attendance at holiday parties. Co. F 262nd Regiment Wabash [M], Houchen, Donald R. Pvt. 1st Lt. Co. C 264th Regiment Elizabeth [M], Cobb, Thomas A. Pfc. Lt. Co. L 262nd Regiment Mullins, McCurley, James W. Pfc. Co. F 262nd Regiment Donora [M], Kane, Thomas J. T/5. Pfc. His body was never found. I 264th Regiment Camden [M], Christopher, Malcom B. Pfc. Co. K 262nd Regiment Baltimore [M], Hawkins, Robert E. Pvt. Co. L 262nd Regiment Roxbury [M], Daniels, Robert L. Pfc. Co. 2nd Battalion262nd Regiment Tully, Young, George F. S. Sgt. 262nd Regiment Baltimore, Alexandrovich, Joseph Pvt. Med. Co. Hdq. Co. F 262nd Regiment Norwood [M], Stewart, Donald L. Pfc. Co. F 262nd Regiment Whitestone, NYC [M], Vojir, Frank W. Pfc. I 262nd Regiment Macon [M], Buhler, Glen L. Pfc. VFW Post in New Hampshire celebrates SS Leopoldville survivor's 100th birthday. SS Lopoldville was an 11,500-long-ton passenger liner of the Compagnie Belge Maritime du Congo. Co. Co. E 262nd Regiment Roanoke Rapids [M], Russ, Paisley E. S. Sgt. Co. F 262nd Regiment Rochester [M], Nassif, Assaph J. Pvt. Co. Co. E 262nd Regiment Los Angeles [M], Durgy, William D. S. Sgt. Hdq. I 262nd Regiment Show Low [M], Bell, Jack N. Pfc. Co. B 264th Regiment Rudolph [M], Moser, Richard E. Pfc. I 262nd Regiment Detroit [M], Heim, James V. Pfc. . Co. F 262nd Regiment Perry [M], Simpson, Bernard W. Pvt. Co. F 262nd Regiment Ocean Springs [M], Carter, Audie L. Pvt. Co. E 262nd Regiment Madisonville [M], Welch, Virgel R. Pfc. Co. B 264th Regiment Ponca City, Wellborn, Charles B., III Pvt. Co. K 262nd Regiment Pocatello, Christensen, Calvin G. Pfc. Med. Co. F. 262nd Regiment Croton-on-Hudson [M], Bartelena, Dante J. T. Sgt. Co. 2nd Battalion 262nd Regiment NYC [F], Wilson, Richard J. T/5. Co. C 264th Regiment Pryor, Crowl, Elmer R. Pfc. Co. H 262nd Regiment Cloverport [M], Schlueter, Harold W. Pfc. Co. H 262nd Regiment Fannin [M], Garland, James B. Pfc. Co. 2nd Battalion 262nd Regiment Leavenworth, Samms, Lawrence L. S. Sgt. I 262nd Regiment Kansas City [M], Benda, Leonard F. Pfc. Co. H 262nd Regiment Sophia [M], Estep, Hobert O. Pfc. Co. E 262nd Regiment Stuarts Draft [M], Bush, Charles L. Pfc. Co. 1st Battalion 264th Regiment Des Moines [M], Hoyt, Robert S. S. Sgt. . Co. F 262nd Regiment Chicago, Mikalaitis, Joseph E. Pvt. Co. L 262nd Regiment Ozone Park, NYC [M], Tassi, Louis 1st Sgt. The sailors claimed that they arrived after the sinking of the ship and that most of the men who they pulled out of the water had already frozen to death in the water by the time they arrived on the scene. Co. F 262nd Regiment Clayton [M], Rzemek, Edward W. Pfc. Med. Co. C 264th Regiment Pendleton, Neiderheiser, Daniel Pvt. Co. F 262nd Regiment Jamaica Plains [M], Dalton, William F. Sgt. Co. L 262nd Regiment Kirkwood [F], Matthews, Leonard E. T/4. Det. Co. Co. F 262nd Regiment Newtonville [M], Steele, William J. Pfc. S.S. Leopoldville Disaster of 12-24-1944. Co. C 264th Regiment St. Louis [F], Suntinger, Clarence M. Pfc. Hdq. Hdq. Co. I 262nd Regiment Mcdonald [R], Borovich, Sam Pvt. Hdq. I 262nd Regiment Sarepta, Fried, Simon Pvt. The turbines increased Lopoldville's total power to 1,197 NHP. Co. E 264th Regiment Nutley [M], Claybrook, Richard A. Sgt. Co. F 262nd Regiment Rye [M], Blaskowski, Benjamin J. S. Sgt. Co. Co. E 264th Regiment Stevens Point, Gaudynski, Raymond W. Pfc. Co. Co. F 262nd Regiment Binghamton [M], Nigbor, Henry Pvt. Co. F 262nd Regiment Jamestown [M], Carlson, Clarence H. Pfc. In 2009, the National Geographic Channel aired a special that recreated the events that led to the sinking and had divers investigating the wreck.[11]. I 262nd Regiment Grand Junction, Lowenhagen, Theodore C. T. Sgt. Co. 262nd Regiment Lowell [M], Wintle, Russell E. Pfc. Leslie G. Abbott Pfc. Co. F 262nd Regiment Pekin [M], Colo, Joe Pvt. Co. L 262nd Regiment Evansville [M], Weeks, Ulysses B. Pvt. [7] Belated efforts by ships including USSPC-1225 rescued some survivors.[8]. Co. D 264th Regiment Springfield, Cottrell, John F. S. Sgt. Co. Co. H 262nd Regiment Pickens [M], Richardson, Francis J. Pfc. I 264th Regiment [F], Machado, Frank R. Pfc. Co. L 262nd Regiment Franklin, Williams, Heiskell M. Pfc. Co. E 264th Regiment Iron River, Kritselis, Christ A. Pvt. Co. L 262nd Regiment Colorado Springs, Struble, Frank P. S. Sgt. People missing from this listing? I 262nd Regiment Oakland, Perry, Joe J. T/5. Co. 1 talking about this. Co. K 262nd Regiment Long Branch, Hine, Harry C. Pvt. Co. H 262nd Regiment Wilkes Barre [M], Grazier, David O. Pfc. Co. Co. C 264th Regiment Buffalo, McDonald, Bernard D. Pvt. I 262nd Regiment Dumas [M], Dover, James W. Pfc. Co. L 262nd Regiment Tell [M], Gilmore, Lester D. Pvt. Co. K 262nd Regiment NYC, Cappello, Dominick J. S. Sgt. Co. H 262nd Regiment McClellandtown [M], Chalkan, Michael, Jr. S. Sgt. Co. F 262nd Regiment Marlboro [M], Chace, Roderick E. Pvt. Co. E 262nd Regiment Maple Rapids [M], Ambrose, Raymond C. Pvt. Co. 3rd Battalion 262nd Regiment Hope [M], Harman, Cecil C. Pfc. Med. I 262nd Regiment Tulsa [R], Foster, William S. D. Pfc. George Robert Atkerson before his time on the Leopoldville. Co. K 262nd Regiment St. Joseph, Price, Chester E. T. Sgt. Co. B 264th Regiment Osbourn, Donnelly, William O. S. Sgt. Carmel, Swanson, Robert J. Pvt. Co. K 262nd Regiment Youngstown, Norris, Guy D. Pvt. In 1997, the 66th Infantry Division Monument was dedicated in Fort Benning, Georgia in memory of the soldiers who died aboard Lopoldville and also to those who survived the attack on Lopoldville but were later killed in action. Med. Co. E 262nd Regiment Monroe [M], Warring, Hugh N. Pfc. For more than 50 years, the truth of this tragedy was hidden. 262nd Regiment Neosho [M], Tinker, Ira V. S. Sgt. On Christmas Eve 1944, John Suter Waller was a 19-year-old soldier on his way to join in the Battle of the Bulge. 1st Lt. Co. B 264th Regiment Houston [R], Ayala, Modesto Pfc. Co. H 262nd Regiment Foraker [M], Craig, Coy C. Sgt. Co. 3rd Battalion 262nd Regiment Chicago [M], Westbrook, Marion J. Pvt. I 264th Regiment Jefferson City [F], Wilson, Cecil W. Pfc. The sinking of the SS Leopoldville in 1944 killed 763 U.S. Army soldiers on their way to the Battle of the Bulge. Co. H 262nd Regiment Providence [M], Masssey, Joseph D. S. Sgt. I 262nd Regiment Greensburg [F], Lagana, Joseph G. Pvt. 262nd Regiment Pleasant Mount [M], Cybak, Harry, Jr. 1st. Co. Co. F 262nd Regiment Farmington [M], Sexton, Herman B. Pvt. Co. E 262nd Regiment Nassau, [M], Zaloga, Edward J. Pvt. I 262nd Regiment Stockton [M], Goodwin, James D. Pfc. Co. B 264th Regiment Hazel, Evans, Luther O. Pfc. I 262nd Regiment Johnson City [R], Sweeney, Leonard B. T/5. Det. Co. F 262nd Regiment Brooklyn, NYC [M], Klosterman, William A., Jr. Pfc. I 264th Regiment Aurora, Gordon, William I. Pvt. Co. K 264th Regiment Pontiac [F], Monk, John J., Jr. T/5. Co. L 262nd Regiment Aneta [M], Lawrence, Benton L. Pvt. Jack Dixon was a 21-year-old seaman on board HMS Brilliant. Leslie G. Abbott from Maple Rapids, Michigan was born on February 27, 1926. Co. K 264th Regiment Lansford, Pukas, Herbert A. Pfc. Co. Advertising poster for cruises aboard the SS Leopoldville At 9 am on December 24 th, they finally set sail. Co. A 264th Regiment York [R], Drivick, Joseph J. Sgt. Co. B 264th Regiment [M], Perea, Joaquin Pvt. Co. L 262nd Regiment Freeport [M], Ragle, Billie K. T. Sgt. Co. B 264th Regiment Louisville [F], Gulley, Eula T. Pfc. Med. Co. H 262nd Regiment Gary [M], Bouse, Oren A. Sgt. Co. C 264th Regiment [F], Lewandowski, George J. Pfc. Co. L 262nd Regiment Pine Valley [M], Hargraves, Jeff Sgt. Co. F 262nd Regiment Bronx, NYC [M], Barton, Marvin J. Pfc. Co. K 262nd Regiment Oakland [M], Crain, Hal F. Capt. I 262nd Regiment NYC [M], Di Mola, Nicholas J. Pvt. Co. A 264th Regiment Mahanoy City [F], Chambers, Robert L. Pfc. Co. K 262nd Regiment Los Angeles [M], Berg, Fred W. Pvt. 262nd Regiment Kingstree, Hentz, James E. S. Sgt. Co. B 264th Regiment Gardner, Fernanndes, Martin, Jr. Pvt. Co. Co. Co. 1st Battalion 264th Regiment Lake Butler, Nolan, James H. S. Sgt. I 262nd Regiment St. Elino, Howard, James L. Pvt. Co. C 264th Regiment Piqua [M], Davis, William J. Pvt. Co. B 264th Regiment Globe, Willis, Waldo M. S. Sgt. Co. K 262nd Regiment Knoxville, Henry, Glenn H. Pfc. Co. C 264th Regiment Mt. Artist Richard Rockwell, whose college roommate died on the SS Leopoldville, drew this illustration of the troopship sinking after it was torpedoed by a German submarine, the U-486, on . Co. 3rd Battalion 262nd Regiment Chestnut Ridge [M], Cronk, Rolland D. Pfc. He is pictured with his wife Velma and son Jim. This is a listing of people associated with this ship.We also have a detailed page on the Belgian troop transport Leopoldville. Co. C 264th Regiment [M], Acri, Peter L. Pfc. Co. L 262nd Regiment Philadelphia [R], Schramm, Jack A. Pfc. Co. Co. B 264th Regiment Knoxville, Carew, William B. Pfc. Co. Co. H 262nd Regiment Burbank [M], Lester, Steven T. Pfc. S.D. Co. 3rd Battalion 262nd Regiment Milroy [M], Pispeky, Joseph Pfc. Co. L 262nd Regiment Kansas City, Rigdon, Norman L. Sgt. I 262nd Regiment Detroit [F], Estlund, Robert O. Pvt. His body was recovered. Hdq. Co. C 264th Regiment Attleboro, Ciekalowski, William P. S. Sgt. 264th Regiment Mt. The Lopoldville was one of two troopships in a formation with four warships: two British destroyers, and one British and one French frigate. Hdq. Med. Leopoldville.org is an online memorial seeking to raise the awareness of the tragedy and reach the families of the disaster victims. I 262nd Regiment Calhoun Falls [M], Moseley, James O. Sgt. Lt. Co. D 264th Regiment Biddeford [M], Cote, Philip G. Pfc. Med. Co. K 262nd Regiment [M], Alexander, J. D. Pfc. Co. H 262nd Regiment Coldwater [M], Morgan, James L. Pfc. Co. 2nd Battalion 262nd Regiment Ramona, Coble, Wayne H. 1st Sgt. Co. E 262nd Regiment Alton [M], Willcoxen, Donald E. Pfc. 262nd Regiment Brooklyn, NYC [M], Smith, Robert J. Pvt. Co. Co. H 262nd Regiment Swayerville M], Constantine, Tony T/4. We also have a detailed page on the Belgian troop transport Leopoldville. [1] Captain Charles Limbor, who assumed command in 1942,[6] spoke no English.

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