Survivor’s Stories

Approximately 200 survivors of the U.S.A.T Dorchester were rescued by the USCG Escabana and USCG Comanche.  Below are some of the eyewitness statements of these survivors that were preserved by the National Archives.

 

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Hank Arnett’s Story

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George Collins’ Story

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Darnell Nace’s Story (page 1)

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Darnell Nace’s Story (Page 2)

 

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William Bunkelman’s Story

 

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William Bednar’s Story (Page 1)

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William Bednar (Page 2)

 

 

 

 

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