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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 ascending Service Branch
F 1c Robert Molen USN
Sea 2c Ralph Mohn USN
Wt 2c James Moberley USN
Y 2c William Mittenholzer USN
SC 3c Keith Mills USN
TM 3c Rodney Miles USN
Lt Richard Meyers USN
Sea 1c Norman Mckenzie USN
QM 2c James Mcgee USN
Sea 2c Robert Mcclain USN
MM 1c James Maynard USN
Sea 1c Woodrow Mauldin USN
F 1c Claud Mathis USN
Sea 1c Jack Martin USN
TM 1c Harry Mann USN
GM 3c Alfred Lyons USN
WT 2c Denver Loyd USN
Std 1c Pedro Lopez USN
Sea 1c Ray Lockhart USN
GM 2c Raymond Latham USN


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