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The United States Navy Memorial

Navy Memorial Honoring the Men & Women of the Sea Services



Ship Designation: 
Date Lost: 
Friday, June 9, 1944
Torpedoed in Engilsh Channel
LST 314 was assigned to the European theater and participated in the following operations: Sicilian occupation, July 1943; Salerno landings, September 1943; Invasion of Normandy, June 1944. While off the coast of Normandy, LST 314 was struck by an enemy torpedo. Extensive damage sustained in torpedo attack sinks LST 314. 67 officers and crew perish in the attack.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 60

Namesort descending Service Branch
Cox James Adams USN
EM 3c Henry Arsenault USN
PhM 3c James Averill USN
GM 1c Walter Baranick USN
Lt(jg) Clayton Batchelder USN
MOMM 1c Clarence Bates USN
MOMM 2c Herbert Beckwith USN
CMOMM James Brazzell USN
StM 1c Joseph Byas USN
BM 2c Doyle Byers USN
Cox Thomas Carmichael USN
SC 2c Elmer Causey USN
Ck 3c Emmett Coleman USN
StM 1c Philip Coleman USN
StM 1c William Coles USN
MOMM 1c Arthur Cooke USN
QM 1c Earl Crenshaw USN
SC 1c Howard Eagle USN
MOMM 2c Thomas Farrell USN
Cox Dale Fish USN


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