Edward Franklin Freeman, Jr.

Edward Franklin Freeman, Jr.







Edward Franklin Freeman, Jr.


This information on Edward Franklin Freeman, Jr. was furnished by his son, Jeffrey L. Freeman. Edward was aboard the SS Cripple Creek when it was sunk August 13, 1942, as a Gunners Mate 2/C. He spent several days in a lifeboat before being rescued by a British ship. A sinking report is shown in two screens below. Edward made a letter opener from a piece of his lifeboat that he obtained before the lifeboat was destroyed and Jeffrey still has it. If you knew Edward and want to get in touch with his son, email him at: JEFF5673@EARTHLINK.NET Edward passed away in 1995 and left behind his wife, a son, a daughter and two wonderful grandchildren.



Page one of a sinking report on the SS Cripple Creek


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Page two of a sinking report on the SS Cripple Creek


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