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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
Sea 1c William Korsak USN
MM 1c James Maynard USN
QM 3c Waldo Williamson USN
TM 3c Clyde York USN
WT 2c Leslie Berger USN
WT 1c John Taylor USN
BM 1c Edward Pierce USN
Sea 1c Albert Norvellis USN
RM 3c Harold Rice USN
Lt(jg) Morris Gilmore USN
CEM Richard Kunold USN
Sea 1c Woodrow Mauldin USN
MM 2c Allen Wilson USN

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