Sat. 14 March 1942
Amphibious Force Atlantic Fleet (Rear Admiral Roland M. Brainard) is established.
Unarmed U.S. collier Lemuel Burrows is torpedoed and sunk by German submarine U-404 off Atlantic City, New Jersey, 39°18'N, 74°16'W. Freighter Sewalls Point rescues one group of survivors; a boat from James Elwood Jones the other.