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Birmingham

Ship Designation: 
CL-62
Date Lost: 
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 ascending
FC 3c George Jones USN
F 1c Johan Landin USN
MM 3c Arthur Studden USN
EM 2c Warren Vicknair USN
AMM 3c Earl Neal USN
Sea 2c Billy Sears USN
Sea 1c Ernest Rod USN
Sea 2c Delbert Waynick USN
RDM 3c Charles Agnew USN
Cox Rodger Burns USN
Sea 1c Dominic Culotta USN
F 1c Steve Evankoe USN
Sea 1c James Graham USN
F 1c Charles Mclain USN
F 1c Burnis Lowe USN
GM 3c Richard Johnston USN
M 3c William Lawson USN
Sea 2c Charles Walden USN
MM 2c Clyde Vaughn USN
GM 3c Lowell Nelson USN

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Prepared by CAPT R.O. Strange USN (Ret.)