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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 Norman Hunter USN
Sea 1c David Jackson USN
Sea 1c Raymond James USN
Sea 2c William Jaramillo USN
Sea 2c Frank Johnson USN
Sea 1c John Johnson USN
GM 3c Richard Johnston USN
FC 3c George Jones USN
F 1c Lee Kenley USN
Ens Robert Kerr USN
M 3c Chester Kuminga USN
BM 1c Peter Kwitkowski USN
MM 3c John Kwolek USN
F 1c Johan Landin USN
SC 3c George Large USN
Sea 2c Joseph Latorre USN
Sea 2c John Lavalle USN
M 3c William Lawson USN
Sea 1c Osias Leblanc USN
Sea 2c Ovila Leclaire USN

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