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The United States Navy Memorial

Navy Memorial Honoring the Men & Women of the Sea Services



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 ascending Service Branch
Ens John Gustin USN
Lt(jg) Morris Gilmore USN
RM 2c Wallace Gilman USN
CY Arthur Giese USN
MM 2c Clarence Foster USN
SF 1c Joseph Floyd USN
Y 3c Willard Faulkner USN
Lt John Fairbanks USN
Cox Elmore Duff USN
MM 3c Donald Donaldson USN
Lt(jg) Russell Dell USN
WT 2c Verlin Crosley USN
Sea 1c Howard Cook USN
Sea 2c Lyman Clemens USN
SC 1c Robert Christopher USN
RM 3c Sam Cassady USN
MM 3c Virgil Casey USN
SC 1c Malcolm Carrara USN
CMM Guy Cantrall USN
MM 2c J. Cameron USN