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The United States Navy Memorial

Navy Memorial Honoring the Men & Women of the Sea Services



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
Sea 2c Daniel Mcgettigan USN
Sea 2c William Mcgrath USN
Sea 2c John Mcinnis USN
Sea 2c Joseph Mckeon USN
Sea 2c Robert Mclaughlin USN
Sea 2c Walter Mclaughlin USN
Sea 2c Ernest Mclong USN
MOMM 2c Herbert Nitchie USN
MOMM 1c William Nonte USN
BM 2c Edmond Palin USN
BM 2c Kenneth Penrod USN
Ck 1c Archie Perry USN
MOMM 1c Lawrence Roos USN
SF 2c Philip Roy USN
EM 3c Hillard Stephens USN
QM 1c Robert Struve USN
Sea 1c James Trout USN
SF 3c Joseph Vasko USN
Sea 1c James Watson USN
SM 2c Sebert Willett USN