Live Radio Show and Podcast on the Rohna

Please listen to this informative show, live on Wednesday May 23, 2018 at 6PM EST on and the Hudson River Radio app (links are on the website to download the app). The show will be replayed Thursday at 10 AM EST. In addition, a podcast will be posted on the website a few days after the show.


Background on the Show from Jennifer Lorenzo

“Just a little background info on my Great Uncle. He was Joseph Nugent from Clifton, NJ. He was a victim of the Rohna.

Being the history lover that I am, I always used to ask my grandmother about the details of the Rohna, but she always said she didn’t know anything about it. I just thought that she didn’t want to discuss it. When the internet first became popular in the late 90’s, one of my first searches was “HMT Rohna” and look and behold, I found some of the answers to his story. And I was so pleased to be able to share the details with my grandmother.

The family had some fears about him after a telegram that they sent him about my mother’s birth in October of 1943 came back to them. They were then notified that he was missing in action, and later that he lost his life.

There is a street named after him in Clifton, NJ, his hometown.

I will share this story during the show.

Thank you again for joining us.”

2020 Reunion

2020 Reunion Has Been Cancelled


Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, and with sad hearts, we have decided to cancel the 2020 Rohna reunion.

We believe it is the right course of action to take for the health and safety of our members.

We have already rescheduled the reunion in Salt Lake City, Utah to June 10-13, 2021. Even though the travel and hotel industries have been hit hard by this health crisis, they have guaranteed us the same room rates.

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We are looking forward to seeing all of you in June 2021!

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