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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 descending
RM 2c Kenneth Jones USN
WT 2c Denver Loyd USN
Sea 1c Arthur Webber USN
Sea 2c Ralph Mohn USN
MM 2c J. Cameron USN
F 1c Elias Tsendeas USN
TM 2c Donald Ragan USN
CQM George Sanderson USN
CPhM Erwin Schmitt USN
SM 3c Carl Hayes USN
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


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