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Timeline Event:


Jan 29, 1942

Inter-island army transport, General Royal T. Frank sunk with all hands by I-71. She explodes and sinks in 30 seconds in the Alenuihaha Channel about two miles W of Maui. The 622-ton Army transport General Royal T. Frank carrying army recruits and the small freighter Kalae with a barge in tow were being escorted by an old flush-deck destroyer.

Theater:  Pacific Theater

Source:  World War II History


Date Added: 2010-03-16



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