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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
CEM Richard Kunold USN
FC 3c Michael Kraisser USN
Sea 1c William Korsak USN
F 1c Walter Knowles USN
MM 2c Leon Keeney USN
GM 1c Thomas Jones USN
Sea 1c Robert Jones USN
RM 2c Kenneth Jones USN
Sea 1c Lynn Jennings USN
BM 2c John Jackson USN
Sea 2c William Huntley USN
TM 2c Leroy Himmelmann USN
Sea 1c Otto Himmelmann USN
MM 3c Jack Heintz USN
RM 1c Paul Hegerfeldt USN
SM 3c Carl Hayes USN
Sea 2c Cecil Haskins USN
Sea 2c Earl Hartpence USN
Sea 1c David Handy USN
Sea 1c Elmer Halverson USN


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