Matthew Smith Hopkins, Jr.
Merchant Marine. American
|Born||31 Jan 1914||Washington, DC|
|Died||30 Aug 1944||(30)|
Roster information listed for Matthew Smith Hopkins, Jr.
|Ship||Type||Rank / role||Attacked on||Boat|
|Jacksonville||Turbine tanker||Third Assistant Engineer||30 Aug 1944 (+)||U-482|
Son of Matthew Smith Hopkins, Sr. and Katherine Cunningham Washington; of Riverdale, MD. His brother Bushrod Washington Hopkins also served in the Merchant Marine and survived the sinking of Alcoa Ranger in the ill-fated convoy PQ-17 on 7 July 1942.