|Birth: ||Dec. 30, 1913|
|Death: ||Mar. 9, 1944, At Sea|
An Ensign in the U.S. Coast Guard, Samuel Carver Logue entered the service from Illinois, and he served on board the USS Leopold (DE-319). This naval vessel was torpedoed by the German submarine U-255 on 09 MAR 1944, around 2000 hrs. - 28 people survived the attack, while 171 others were lost through explosion on board or drowning after abandoning. The USS Leopold remained afloat until early the next morning, then sank just south of Iceland.
Ensign Logue's body was never recovered, and he was posthumously awarded the Purple Heart for this tragedy.
He is the brother of Johnnie Louise Logue Rigg.
Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial
South Cambridgeshire District
Plot: Tablets of the Missing
Created by: Patrick Whitney
Record added: Aug 04, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55856308