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The United States Navy Memorial

Navy Memorial Honoring the Men & Women of the Sea Services



Sunday, November 12, 1944
Air Attack near the Philippines
Achilles took part in the Leyte landings in October and November 1944. On November 12, a Japanese air attack swept in upon the invading American fleet. Intense antiaircraft fire downed two enemy planes almost instantly, two more crashed into repair ships - Egeria (ARL-8) and Achilles (ARL-41).

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 32

Name Service Branchsort ascending
MOMM 1c Jack Blunden USN
Sea 1c Edwin Henry USN
Sea 1c Alos Browning USN
GM 3c Porter Henderson USN
SM 3c Norman Burton USN
Y 3c Edward Martenson USN
F 1c Joseph Carpinello USN
MM 1c William Lukasik USN
F 1c Frank Colwell USN
Cox George Inda USN
SSM 3c Chester Sibert USN
F 1c Charles Keller USN
RM 3c George Schlatter USN
SC 3c Karl Kendall USN
F 1c William Virgilio USN
MOMM 1c Joseph Lamb USN
MOMM 2c Hurst Wade USN
MOMM 3c Francis Zinn USN
SF 3c Bernard Aaronson USN
PhM 3c John Venard USN