Daily Event for May 23

May 23, 1943 the Japanese submarine I-17 torpedoed and sank the tanker Stanvac Manila, thirteen men on
board were killed. In sinking the tanker the I-17 scored three ships sunk as the Stanvac Manila was carrying
two PT boats, the PT-165 and PT-173.
© 2007 Michael W. Pocock

Roll of Honor
In memory of those who lost their lives in Stanvac Manila
"Least we not forget those heroes who fought and died for our freedom"

Armaso, Victor
Ordinary Seaman
Austin, Charles G.
Seaman 1st Class (USN)
Brooks, Alonzo P.
Gunner's Mate 3rd Class (USN)
Brown, Richard A.
Seaman 1st Class (USN)
Cacitoit, Apolonio
Campbell, David E.
Seaman 1st Class (USN)
De Vega, Elpidio M.
Dejournett, Homer
Seaman 1st Class (USN)
Flores, Santiago
Jolley, Carell C.
Motor Machinist's Mate 2nd Class (USN)
Palaspas, Nicholas
Sallader, Gervasio
Chief Cook
Williams. Dwight C.
Ensign (USN)