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The United States Navy Memorial

Navy Memorial Honoring the Men & Women of the Sea Services



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 ascending Service Branch
Sea 1c Arthur Webber USN
F 1c Donald Watters USN
F 2c Dennis Waltrip USN
Ck 1c Hilarion Ventura USN
MM 1c Noah Vaughn USN
MM 2c Charles Vaughn USN
F 1c Merrel Vanvoorhis USN
MM 3c Larry Vandiver USN
F 1c Elias Tsendeas USN
EM 1c Henry Thaw USN
WT 1c John Taylor USN
F 1c John Tate USN
EM 3c Lloyd Stover USN
SK 3c Vernon Stonecipher USN
TM 1c William Stewart USN
CMM Ellwood Steen USN
CM 1c Arnold Steckenrider USN
SF 2c Irvine Snow USN
Lt(jg) Ray Snodgrass USN
BM 1c Edward Snapp USN