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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
SF 3c John Beauchamp USN
MOMM 2c Anthony Grabinski USN
Sea 1c Paul Beaurline USN
StM 1c Clarence Gray USN
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