The Torpedoing of the U.S.S. Kearny


Transcribed From the U.S. Navy Log Book-Oct. 1941

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October 10, 1941Moored in Iceland

October 11, 1941Leaving Iceland to escort convoy ON-24

October 12, 1941Escorting convoy ON-24

October 13, 1941Escorting convoy ON-24

October 14, 1941Escorting convoy ON-24

October 15, 1941Escorting convoy ON-24 / U-boats find convoy SC-48

October 16, 1941Joined convoy SC-48 / Wolfpack of 13 U-Boats resume attack at dusk

October 17, 1941Torpedoed just after midnight / Severe damage / No support for 14 hours

October 18, 1941Being escorted to Iceland

October 19, 1941Reach Iceland / Repairs begin

U.S.S. Kearny