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Jeremiah M. Daily

Ship Designation: 
Date Lost: 
Sunday, November 12, 1944
Kamikaze Attack in San Pedro Bay
The Liberty Ship Jeremiah M. Daily was struck by a Kamikaze while anchored in San Pedro Bay , Leyte, Philippines. The plane crashed into the starboard forward corner of the wheelhouse. Flames from an incendiary bomb, gasoline and oil caused extensive damage and loss of life amopng the troops on deck. The Fire was brought under control after 4 hours.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 4

Namesort descending Service Branch
Radio Officer Henry Brown USMM
Chief Mate Earle Harvey USMM
Deck Engineer Carroll Larson USMM
Master Harry Manwaring USMM
A Careless Word A Needless Sinking