DS Tolosa var på reise fra Jamaica til Chester, Pennsylvania, hvor skipet var ventet 10. februar 1942, en hørte aldri noe mer fra skipet. I følge tyske rapporter ble Tolosa torpedert 9. februar 1942 av den tyske ubåten U-108 i posisjon 3440N og 7350W. 16 nordmenn, to svensker, en amerikaner (av norsk opprinnelse) og en brite omkom i forliset.
SS Tolosa was on a journey from Jamaica to Chester in Pennsylvania and the ship was expected to arrive on the 10th of February 1942. The ship was never heard from after it set sail, but according to German reports, the ship was torpedoed on the 9th of February 1942 by the German uboat U-108 in position 3440N, 7350W. 16 Norwegians, two Swedes, an American (of Norwegian origin) and a Briton perished in the sinking.