The Oil Tanker R.P. Resor is Torpedoed and Sunk by U-578

February 27, 1942
Oil tanker R.P. Resor Aflame, by New York Daily News Archive, Getty Images license.
UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 27: Oil tanker R.P. Resor, that had been torpedoed, is shown blazing and broken amidship 26 miles off the Jersey shore. (Photo by John Hemmer/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)