Daily Event for November 19



Nov. 19, 1917 the USS Chauncey was rammed and sunk by the SS Rose west of Gibraltar. The convoy
was under blackout orders and this contributed to the collision. The Chauncey sank at about 03:17 and took
21 men including the captain with her. The seventy survivors were picked up by the Rose.

© 2006 Michael W. Pocock
MaritimeQuest.com


USS Chauncey Destroyer #3.





Roll of Honor
In memory of those who lost their lives in
USS Chauncey
"As long as we embrace them in our memory, their spirit will always be with us"

Name
Rate
Anthony, Stanley T.
Electrician 1st Class
Claggett, Jr., Honore M.
Chief Electrician
Crane, Daniel B.
Machinist's Mate 2nd Class
Ewart, Joseph S
Machinist's Mate 1st Class
Goodrich, Charles A.
Chief Machinist's Mate
Guttridge, Algen H.
Machinist's Mate 2nd Class
Haman, Henry G.
Seaman
Hampel, William H.
Oiler
Heroux, Joseph A.
Fireman 3rd Class
Kopp, Ira F.
Mess Attendant 3rd Class
O'Connor, Charles A.
Chief Yeoman
*
Pagtakhan, Francisco
Mess Attendant 3rd Class
Reno, Walter E.
Lt. Commander
Commanding Officer
Rhinehart, John
Chief Watertender
Skinner, Jr., Harry G.
Ensign
Smith, John A.
Gunner's Mate 1st Class
Stribling, John W.
Oiler
Terkildsen, Oswald J.
Yeoman 2nd Class
Wagner, Nicholas H. J.
Shipwright 1st Class
Wedderburn, Charles F.
Lieutenant (j.g.)
Wornell, George
Boilermaker 1st Class
*
Philippine National


To submit a photo, biographical information or correction please email the webmaster.