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Birmingham

Tuesday, October 24, 1944
Battle of Leyte Gulf
While attempting to render aid to heavily battle damaged USS Princeton, .Birmingham proceeded alongside stricken ship when explosion on Princeton severely damaged Birmingham. 237 crewmembers killed and another 426 injured on Birmingham.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 232

Name Service Branchsort descending
FC 3c Robert Miller USN
SC 3c Daniel Leonard USN
Sea 2c William Jaramillo USN
Sea 2c Joseph Latorre USN
Sea 2c Delmar Voelker USN
SF 2c Larus Payton USN
Sea 2c James Mount USN
Lt Alan Reed USN
F 1c Henry Wytrykowski USN
GM 3c Jerome Zespy USN
Sea 1c Samuel Barron USN
Sea 1c Robert Carl USN
Sea 2c Clarence Doughman USN
F 1c William Elson USN
Sea 2c Raymond Hartle USN
MM 3c Billy Menius USN
Sea 1c Osias Leblanc USN
Sea 2c Broudis Huckaby USN
Ens Robert Kerr USN
F 1c Ferdinand Voigt USN

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