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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

Namesort descending Service Branch
SM 1c Filippo Riggio USN
FC 1c Lee Root USN
Ck 1c Sebas Rosales USN
F 1c Daniel Rossi USN
Sea 1c Ralph Rowland USN
Ck 2c Ruperto Sanares USN
CQM George Sanderson USN
B 2c Joseph Saracina USN
CPhM Erwin Schmitt USN
CGM Girard Shelton USN
MM 2c William Slegt USN
CWT Elton Smith USN
CCS Charlie Smith USN
BM 1c Edward Snapp USN
Lt(jg) Ray Snodgrass USN
SF 2c Irvine Snow USN
CM 1c Arnold Steckenrider USN
CMM Ellwood Steen USN
TM 1c William Stewart USN
SK 3c Vernon Stonecipher USN


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