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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
Cox Winford Gifford USN
EM 1c Charles Gilbert USN
Sea 1c Joseph Gluscic USN
Y 2c Vincent Godin USN
Sea 2c Edward Golitko USN
Sea 1c James Graham USN
Sea 1c Joe Graves USN
Y 2c Arthur Griger USN
Sea 1c Charles Gwinn USN
Sea 2c Raymond Hartle USN
GM 3c Wilbert Hedges USN
Mach George Hoagwood USN
MM 2c Anthony Hoegerl USN
SSM 3c Ralph Hoff USN
Sea 2c Hubert Holley USN
Sea 2c Henry Howard USN
QM 3c James Howze USN
Sea 2c Broudis Huckaby USN
Sea 1c Hubbard Huey USN
Sea 2c Joseph Huls USN

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