Hudson River Radio show on the Rohna

Hudson River Radio show on the Rohna

Live Radio Show and Podcast on the Rohna Please listen to this informative show, live on Wednesday May 23, 2018 at 6PM EST on HudsonRiverRadio.com and the Hudson River Radio app (links are on the website to download the app). The show will be replayed Thursday at 10...

Shawn Dochtermann’s Speech

Ludger Dochtermann (3rd from left) with Rohna survivors and KMF-26 Convoy members at 2005 reunion in Seattle, WA. (Son of Hans Dochtermann) Click to download Shawn Dochtermann’s speech given to the men at the Washington, DC 2004 WWII Dedication reunion. Download...
Ron Wright Speech 2002

Ron Wright Speech 2002

Back: Harrell Jones, Ron Wright, William Blake Front: Ernie Croyle, Don Dupre, Ed Linville, S.E. Waggoner Please download the PDF which contains a copy of the speech that was given by Ron Wright of the USS Pioneer at our 2002 reunion in Charleston, SC. Download...
Websites

Websites

Here are some helpful websites if you want to conduct your own research. Listing here is not an endorsement of any of these sites, simply a primer to help you start your internet research. Most of them do not cost a thing! National Archives Veterans Records...
Bibliography

Bibliography

Survivors, historians, and next of kin of the casualties have tried for years to obtain information surrounding the bombing and sinking of the ROHNA. A search through libraries, history books, books on naval disasters, sinkings etc. produced virtually no information....
TRSMA 2016 Reunion

TRSMA 2016 Reunion

Janice Pumelia, born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, is the proud daughter of Rohna survivor, Anthony Pumelia. She was fortunate to attend two reunions with her father, Oklahoma City and Washington, DC, before he passed away. Janet is the Secretary of TRSMA. Deborah...
The Association

The Association

In 1999, articles and by-laws were drawn up and the Association defined its goals which are: To continue in the search for survivors as-yet-undiscovered and the families of those who perished, so as to provide them with information they never had about the fate of...
Agencies

Agencies

Agencies with Rohna Information NATIONAL ARCHIVES, WASHINGTON, D.C. Record Group 407, Records of the Adjutant General’s Office, 1917 Contains approximately 600 pages. Record Group 165, Records of the War Department General and Special Staffs, Operations Division, OPD....
A Score to Settle – Stanley A. Drajewicz

A Score to Settle – Stanley A. Drajewicz

We received this letter from Kaitlin Drajewicz, the granddaughter of Stanley Drajewicz who was a member of the 322nd fighter control squadron and a survivor of the Rohna.  She was going through paperwork and found this typewritten memory of his time before joining the...
Nels Quam

Nels Quam

When World War II broke out Nels Quam was 49 years old. He had served in the military in World War I and now again wondered what he could do for his adopted country. He was too old for the military. As a teacher and Superintendent of an Iowa school district he...