It’s a fifth Friday, and time to once again remember seagoing cowboys who have recently passed from us.
Beach, Weldon Leroy, June 21, 2019, Leonard, Missouri. S. S. F. J. Luckenbach to Poland, July 8, 1946.
Bontrager, Willard L., February 26, 2019, Kalkaska, Michigan. S. S. Mexican to Poland, November 8, 1945; S. S. Morgantown Victory to Yugoslavia (via Trieste, Italy), December 2, 1946.
Cline, Sr., Charles Monroe, January 3, 2019, Mt. Sidney, Virginia. S. S. Alcee Fortier to Greece, November 1, 1945.
Goering, Lloyd V., April 2, 2018, Moundridge, Kansas. S. S. Robert W. Hart to Yugoslavia (via Trieste, Italy), April 25, 1946.
Landis, Benjamin Snavely, June 4, 2019, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. S. S. Beloit Victory to Poland, November 27, 1946.
Lehman, David G., June 2, 2019, Goshen, Indiana. S. S. Rockland Victory to Poland, November 21, 1945.
Miller, Paul J., October 24, 2018, Shipshewana, Indiana. S. S. Samuel H. Walker to Greece, December 15, 1945.
Sawatsky, Reynold, April 1, 2019, Goshen, Indiana. S. S. Yugoslavia Victory to Poland, June 2, 1946.
Rest in peace, dear seagoing friends.