Fred E. Herrling
Merchant Marine (Z 26830). American
|Born ||30 Jul 1889||Cleveland, OH|
|Died ||12 Dec 1942||(53)|
Roster information listed for Fred E. Herrling
|Ship||Type||Rank / role||Attacked on||Boat|
|Alaskan||Steam merchant||Utility||28 Nov 1942 (+)||U-172|
Personal informationSon of Frank Herrling, of Cleveland, OH. He died of exposure in the lifeboat in charge of the chief mate of Alaskan and was buried at sea. The Liberty ship Fred Herrling was named after him, launched on 30 January 1945 at Jacksonville, FL and christened by his niece Mrs. Kenneth Jones.