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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 1c Pedro Medellin USN
RT 3c Norberto Medina USN
MM 3c Billy Menius USN
Sea 1c Walworth Mensenkamp USN
BM 2c Nunzio Metallo USN
Sea 1c George Michalik USN
WT 2c Paul Mierzejewski USN
Cox Joseph Miller USN
FC 3c Robert Miller USN
Sea 1c John Minahan USN
Sea 2c Everett Minks USN
Sea 2c Wallace Mitchell USN
WT 2c Albert Molzahn USN
MM 2c Carroll Moore USN
Wt 2c Robert Moos USN
Sea 2c James Mount USN
Cox Paul Mugridge USN
AMM 3c Earl Neal USN
GM 3c Lowell Nelson USN
Sea 2c LaVerne Nelson USN

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