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WW1 -Survivors of Torpedoed USS Jacob Jones, 6 Dec 1917, part 2.

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WW1 -Survivors of Torpedoed USS Jacob Jones, 6 Dec 1917, part 2.

Posted: 3 Oct 2001 3:00PM GMT
Classification: Military
Edited: 30 Nov 2001 6:56PM GMT
Surnames: Echon, Eulitz, Everroad, Fenton, Stevens, Gibson, Hamp, Hughes, Belden, Hansen, Judge, Maletz, Marchard, Meier, Pennington, Streeb, Wood, Sims, Bagley, Hood, Kalk
(cont. of Survivors of USS Jacob Jones, 6 Dec 1917)
-Restituto ECHON; mess attendant; father, Regeno Echon, Samar, P.I.
-Gustave EULITZ, Jr.; seaman; father, Gustave Eulitz, 317 Delmar Street, Philadelphia.
-Albert Lewis EVERROAD; seaman; father, Willard Everroad, North Vernon, Ind.
-Edward Wallace FENTON; seaman; mother, Marie Stevens, 209 Paterson Avenue, New Castle, Pa.
-Harry Louis GIBSON; boatswain's mate; wife, Susan G. Gibson, 5911 Market Street, Philadelphia.
-Boyd Hartell HAMP; electrician; mother, Minnie Belden, Cashmere, Wash.
-William Penn HUGHES; carpenter's mate; wife, Mrs. William P. Hughes, 1011 Washburn Street, Scranton, Pa.
-Lawrence HANSEN; apprentice seaman; father, Albert Hansen, Chicago.
-Patrick Henry JUDGE; fireman; father, Stephen Judge, Mitchell, S.D.
-Henry Joseph MALETZ; seaman; father, Wallace Maletz, Bound Brook, N.J.
-Donat MARCHARD; seaman; father, Eugene Marchard, Fall River, Mass.
-Edward MEIER; water tender; father, John F. Meier, Bay City, Mich.
-Ernest H. PENNINGTON; attendant, first class; wife, Grace F. Pennington, 1723 North Fifty-Second Street, West Philadelphia.
-Conrad STREEB; gunner's mate; wife, Clara Agnes Streeb, East Lynn, Mass.
-Terrell Read WOOD; electrician; wife, Albina Wood, New York.
Sims Accounts for 44 Men of Jacob Jones - Admiral Sends Names of Forty-three Survivors From Lost Destroyer - Unidentified Seaman Captured by Germans - U-Boat Attacked American Warship in Afternoon, Approaching Unseen - Blast Killed Gunner - Ensign Rescued, but Died of Exposure - Bagley's Safety Cheers Daniels's Home.
Forty-four officers and men of the destroyer Jacob Jones, torpedoed and sunk in the war zone Thursday by a German submarine, were accounted for today, leaving sixty-seven men still missing. The names of twenty-seven additional survivors of the disaster were forwarded to the Navy Department by Vice Admiral Sims. These with the sixteen sent yesterday, made the total survivors forty-three, the forty-fourth man accounted for being an unidentified member of the crew who was taken prisoner by the U-boat crew.
Admiral Sims also reported the deaths of Gunner Harry R. Hood and Ensign S.F. Kalk, of Omaha, Neb. The reports received at the Navy Department today added the names of Ensign Kalk and three enlisted men to the roster of the Jacob Jones, bringing the total complement to 111.

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