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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

Namesort descending Service Branch
Sea 2c Daniel Turner USN
MM 1c Roy Ulery USN
MM 2c Clyde Vaughn USN
EM 2c Warren Vicknair USN
Sea 2c Delmar Voelker USN
F 1c Ferdinand Voigt USN
Cox Wendelin Volk USN
Sea 2c Jack Wade USN
Sea 2c Charles Walden USN
Sea 2c Paul Walker USN
Sea 2c William Walls USN
SK 3c James Walters USN
F 1c Lee Waterman USN
Sea 2c Delbert Waynick USN
Sea 1c Bruce Weaver USN
Sea 2c Marlin Weaver USN
SC 1c Edward Webb USN
FC 3c James Wedeking USN
Sea 1c Ralph Weigand USN
SK 3c Paul Wells USN

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