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Edsall

Ship Designation: 
DD-219
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

Name Service Branchsort descending
SM 3c Clarence Anderson USN
SC 1c Robert Christopher USN
MM 2c Charles Vaughn USN
Sea 1c James Oneal USN
Ck 1c Sebas Rosales USN
MM 2c Clarence Foster USN
MM 2c Leon Keeney USN
SC 3c Keith Mills USN
F 2c Everett Yancey USN
Sea 1c Walter Whipple USN
M 1c Horace Andrus USN
Sea 1c Howard Cook USN
Ck 1c Hilarion Ventura USN
MM 3c James Olsen USN
FC 1c Lee Root USN
Lt John Fairbanks USN
F 1c Walter Knowles USN
MM 2c Clayton Moore USN
Sea 2c Robert Wilson USN
RM 2c Dale Westwood USN

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