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Houston

Wednesday, February 4, 1942
Air Attack in the Java Sea
Air raids were frequent at Surabaya at this time, and on February 4. as Admiral Doorman, RNN, took his force to engage Japanese reported to be at Balikpapan Houston's gunners splashed four planes. ... Houston took one hit, disabling her No. 3 turret, and cruiser Marblehead was so damaged that she had to be sent out of the battle area. Doorman was forced to abandon his advance.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 44

Namesort descending Service Branch
SF 1c Vitor Winters USN
FC 3c Glen Wise USN
Sea 2c Maurice Wolfe USN
GM 3c Louis Zimba USN

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