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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

Name Service Branchsort descending
SC 3c Jack Adolfi USN
MM 3c Virgil Casey USN
F 1c Merrel Vanvoorhis USN
B 1c Oscar Olson USN
Sea 1c Ralph Rowland USN
SF 1c Joseph Floyd USN
Sea 1c David Handy USN
Wt 2c James Moberley USN
TM 3c Randolph Worley USN
Lt Phillip Wild USN
F 1c Sidney Amory USN
RM 3c Sam Cassady USN
MM 1c Noah Vaughn USN
Sea 1c Robert Oneal USN
F 1c Daniel Rossi 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