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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

Name Service Branchsort ascending
Sea 1c Lynn Jennings USN
Sea 1c Jack Martin USN
MM 1c Arthur Weed USN
Lt(jg) Ray Snodgrass USN
CMM Guy Cantrall USN
MM 3c Larry Vandiver USN
Sea 1c Doc Raney USN
Ck 2c Ruperto Sanares USN
Cox Elmore Duff USN
Sea 2c Cecil Haskins USN
TM 3c Rodney Miles USN
TM 1c Harry Mann USN
Sea 1c Roscoe Welch USN


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