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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
SSM 3c Albert Droste USN
Sea 2c Robert Duke USN
Sea 1c Charles Dymond USN
Lt Stanley Ekstrom USN
Sea 2c Samuel Elkins USN
Sea 1c Harold Ellison USN
Sea 2c Francis Elsinger USN
F 1c William Elson USN
Sea 1c Harry Englert USN
WT 1c Ralph Ericksen USN
Sea 2c George Estes USN
F 1c Steve Evankoe USN
MM 1c James Farish USN
CSP James Filip USN
GM 3c Gerard Flynn USN
SK 3c Leon Folkman USN
GM 3c Arthur Fowler USN
Sea 1c Paul Frazier USN
MM 3c Richard Fulton USN
WT 3c Paul Gerson USN

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