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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
CBM Feliciano Calpo USN
Lt Charles Butler USN
Cox John Burgoyne USN
EM 2c Howard Brown USN
WT 1c Peter Borrego USN
Sea 1c Woodrow Bonds USN
WT 2c Leslie Berger USN
TM 3c Howard Baumgarten USN
Std 3c Gregorio Balite USN
M 1c Horace Andrus USN
SM 3c Clarence Anderson USN
F 1c Sidney Amory USN
SC 3c Jack Adolfi USN


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