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Denver

Saturday, November 13, 1943
Air Attack near Cape Torokina
On November 13, Denver was hit by an aircraft-launched torpedo that severely damaged the ship and killed twenty of her crewmen.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 20

Namesort descending Service Branch
Sea 1c Olin Beebe USN
MM 2c Peter Chaido USN
Sea 1c Louis Cotaling USN
MM 2c Rivet Daigre USN
MM 1c Justus Drefs USN
Sea 2c Buster Fanning USN
MM 2c Harold Fielding USN
Sea 2c Joseph Geraci USN
Sea 1c Jacob Grace USNR
MM 2c Joseph Gulas USN
CMM Alvin Hiett USN
MM 1c William Horak USN
Sea 1c Clyde Jackson USN
EM 1c Charles Jurovich USN
GM 3c George Kasper USN
MM 2c Thames Norris USN
Sea 1c Norbert Reeder USN
MM 2c Claude Tarkington USN
Sea 1c Joseph Via USN
WT 2c Charles White USN