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Charles Taggart Howland

Merchant Marine. American

Born  18 Feb 1922Los Angeles, CA
Died  26 Jan 2015(92)

Roster information listed for Charles Taggart Howland

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
Alice F. PalmerSteam merchantCadet10 Jul 1943U-177 (1)

Personal information

Charles Taggart Howland survived the sinking of Alice F. Palmer in the lifeboat that made landfall on 26 July 1943 and later graduated from US Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, NY. He was always very proud of the time he spent in the Merchant Marine.


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