Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

Melvin Wright Cowart

USN (2685743). American

Born  28 Jul 1920
Died  28 Feb 1942(21)

Roster information listed for Melvin Wright Cowart

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
USS Jacob Jones (DD 130)DestroyerSignalman Third Class28 Feb 1942 (+)U-578 (1)

Personal information

Son of Jacob Agabus and Ollie Pearl Cowart, of Fort Myers Beach, FL. His brother Blane Edward Cowart also served in the US Navy and was killed in action when the ammunition ship USS Mount Hood (AE 11) blew up in Seeadler Harbor, Manus Island on 10 November 1944.

Crew list for Ships hit by U-boats