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The United States Navy Memorial

Navy Memorial Honoring the Men & Women of the Sea Services



Ship Designation: 
Date Lost: 
Sunday, March 1, 1942
Battle with Hiei and Kirishima
After completing the rescue of survivors from Langley (AV-3), Edsall proceeded to Tjilatjap. She never arrived The gallant old four piper fought a hopeless action against Japanese battleships Hiei and Kirishima sank her with gunfire.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 153

Namesort descending Service Branch
F 1c Claud Mathis USN
Sea 1c Woodrow Mauldin USN
MM 1c James Maynard USN
Sea 2c Robert Mcclain USN
QM 2c James Mcgee USN
Sea 1c Norman Mckenzie USN
Lt Richard Meyers USN
TM 3c Rodney Miles USN
SC 3c Keith Mills USN
Y 2c William Mittenholzer USN
Wt 2c James Moberley USN
Sea 2c Ralph Mohn USN
F 1c Robert Molen USN
MM 2c Clayton Moore USN
Sea 2c Robert Morton USN
QM 1c Linwood Muir USN
Sea 2c Loren Myers USN
Lt Joshua Nix USN
F 1c Jack Noe USN
Sea 1c Albert Norvellis USN


Prepared by CAPT R. O. Strange USN (Ret.)