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Houston

Wednesday, February 4, 1942
Air Attack in the Java Sea
Air raids were frequent at Surabaya at this time, and on February 4. as Admiral Doorman, RNN, took his force to engage Japanese reported to be at Balikpapan Houston's gunners splashed four planes. ... Houston took one hit, disabling her No. 3 turret, and cruiser Marblehead was so damaged that she had to be sent out of the battle area. Doorman was forced to abandon his advance.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 44

Namesort descending Service Branch
Sea 2c Bruce Adkins USN
Sea 1c Harold Allen USN
Sea 2c John Almasie USN
Cox Ira Bailey USN
Sea 1c James Beatty USN
Bos'n Joseph Bienert USN
Sea 2c William Binder USN
Sea 1c Willard Botham USN
Sea 1c Warren Campbell USN
Sea 1c Leonard Clarkston USN
Sea 1c Theodore Daniels USN
Lt George Davis USN
Sea 1c Lacy Dickerson USN
Sea 1c Robert Florence USN
Sea 1c Charles Gandy USN
Sea 1c Rowan Gorney USN
Cox Edward Green USN
Sea 1c Carl Hanson USN
Sea 1c Rodger Hanson USN
Sea 1c Harvey James USN

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