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Hopewell

Wednesday, February 14, 1945
Battery Fire at Mariveles Harbor
Hopewell joined in the amphibious assault on Corregidor February 14, and while clearing obstructions from Mariveles Harbor with gunfire engaged a large battery on the rock. The destroyer laid smoke and moved in to help damaged YMS-48, and soon received four hits, putting her battery control station out of commission. ... Although suffering 17 casualties, Hopewell remained in Manila Bay until 18 February, when she sailed to Manus for repairs.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 8

Namesort descending Service Branch
Sea 1c Arnold Eberhardt USN
MM 3c William Edwards USN
Lt Ronald Hutchinson USN
EM 1c Charles Izzo USN
CFC Donald Mclean USN
EM 3c William Parrish USN
EM 3c Homer Weaver USN
RM 3c Paul Zimprich USN