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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
GM 2c Clarence Simkins USN
RDEM Mirel Smith USN
F 1c Harold Smith USN
CStd Isidro Solano USN
Cox Charles Spillane USN
Sea 2c Albert Staymates USN
Sea 2c Billie Stepp USN
MM 3c Arthur Studden USN
BM 2c Clair Taylor USN
Sea 2c Loyd Taylor USN
Sea 2c Jesse Teague USN
RT 1c John Thompson USN
Sea 2c Joseph Thurman USN
SC 1c William Tice USN
Sea 2c Everett Tipps USN
Sea 1c Frank Tomlinson USN
Sea 2c George Tonka USN
MM 3c Vernon Trevethan USN
Sea 2c James Truett USN
Sea 1c Daniel Trujillo USN

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