This Fifth Friday, we again pay tribute to the seagoing cowboys who have recently passed from us.
Forney, G. Burnell, May 27, 2020, Manheim, Pennsylvania. S. S. Mexican to Poland, October 1, 1946.
Keeney, Mark Ray, April 12, 2020, Boulder, Colorado. S. S. Mount Whitney to Poland, January 24, 1947.
Nafziger, Glen William, May 27, 2020, Archbold, Ohio. S. S. Morgantown Victory to Poland, December 11, 1945; S. S. Norwalk Victory to Poland, January 9, 1947.
Reiste, Richard H., May 30, 2020, Minburn, Iowa. S. S. Lindenwood Victory to Yugoslavia (docking in Trieste, Italy), August 16, 1946; S. S. Lindenwood Victory to China and New Zealand, December 19, 1946.
Shike, Charles Wesley, circa June 23, 2020, Bronx, New York. S. S. Plymouth Victory to Poland, March 28, 1946; S. S. Pass Christian Victory to Poland, May 10, 1946; S. S. Gainsville Victory to Poland, July 24, 1946 (foreman).
Rest in peace, dear seagoing friends.