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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
TM 3c Rodney Miles USN
TM 1c Harry Mann USN
Sea 1c Roscoe Welch USN
Sea 2c Lyman Clemens USN
SC 1c Malcolm Carrara USN
F 1c Robert Molen USN
MM 3c Errett Olson USN
B 2c Joseph Saracina USN
MM 3c Donald Donaldson USN
Sea 2c Earl Hartpence USN
Lt Richard Meyers USN
GM 3c Alfred Lyons USN
SK 3c Robert White USN


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