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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 ascending Service Branch
GM 3c Franklin Marker USN
Cox George Mara USN
SK 2c Charles Mahin USN
F 1c Burnis Lowe USN
Sea 1c Frederick Low USN
Sea 2c Gordon Longkabel USN
Sea 2c Ernest Loeffler USN
RT 3c Edward Loeber USN
Sea 1c Marion Liebman USN
QM 3c James Libengood USN
Sea 2c Domenico Leta USN
SC 3c Daniel Leonard USN
Sea 2c Ovila Leclaire USN
Sea 1c Osias Leblanc USN
M 3c William Lawson USN
Sea 2c John Lavalle USN
Sea 2c Joseph Latorre USN
SC 3c George Large USN
F 1c Johan Landin USN
MM 3c John Kwolek USN

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