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The United States Navy Memorial

Navy Memorial Honoring the Men & Women of the Sea Services



Ship Designation: 
Date Lost: 
Wednesday, October 25, 1944
Action at Leyte Gulf
On 25 October Dennis joined her carriers in making history as they fought a gallant action with the Japanese counter-attacking force in the Battle off Samar phase of the Battle for Leyte Gulf. Dennis rescued 434 survivors from the bombed St. Lo (CVE-63). For this action she shared in the Presidential Unit Citation awarded to TU 77.4.3.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 5

Namesort ascending Service Branch
F 1c John Sambo USN
Sea 1c George Grater USN
F 1c Maynard Emery USN
F 1c Charles Davis USN
FC 3c William Curtis USN
Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships