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Helena

Sunday, December 7, 1941
Pearl Harbor - Single Torpedo Strike
While tied up alongside 1010 dock at the Pearl Harbor Navy Yard, Helena was hit by a single torpedo during the Japanese raid of December 7, flooding an engine room and boiler room. Due to the prompt damage control corrective measures, Helena remained afloat and remained functional during the remainder of the attack.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 28

Namesort descending Service Branch
F 2c Salvatore Albanese USN
Sea 2c Thomas Aldridge USN
EM 3c Loren Beardsley USN
Y 1c Regis Bodecker USN
Sea 2c William Carter USN
Sea 2c Luther Cisco USN
F 3c Allen Davis USN
F 2c Ernest Dickens USN
EM 2c Richard Dobbins USN
RM 3c Robert Edling USN
F 2c Leland Erbes USN
FC 3c Robert Flannery USN
FC 3c Eugene Fuzi USN
WT 2c Arthur Gardner USN
Sea 1c Robert Greenwald USN
Sea 2c Arvel Hines USN
Pfc George Johnson USMC
Sea 1c Ernest Kuzee USN
FC 2c Marvin Mayo USN
MM 2c Edo Morincelli USN

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