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PC-564

Friday, March 9, 1945
E-Boat Engagement off Normandy
PC-564 sustained major damage in an engagement with German E-boats in the English channel off Normandy and is later grounded on the French coast at Pierre de Herpin light. French fishing boats arrive to help the wounded. PC-564 is towed into St. Malo harbor.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 12

Namesort descending Service Branch
Sea 2c Robert Antall USN
Sea 2c Wilford Bagwell USN
SC 3c John Benesvich USN
Sea 1c Lucien Lacroix USN
Sea 1c Ernest Lightfoot USN
SOM 2c Robert Moore USN
Sea 2c James Newman USN
Lt(jg) Travis Page USN
GM 3c Anthony Piombing USN
RM 3c Daniel Riley USN
MOMM 3c Clarence Rounseville USN
SK 2c Robert Rowland USN