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Ship Designation: 
Date Lost: 
Sunday, January 21, 1945
Kamikaze Attack near Mindoro
Arriving at Ulithi October 21, 1944, Maddox was assigned to Fast Carrier TG 38.1 of the 3d Fleet. As a member of this task group, Maddox took part in the preparation and the covering operations for the Mindoro and Luzon invasions, November 4, 1944 to January 21, 1945. ... During this period she served in the screen and on picket station in the South add East China Seas while carrier based planes struck air and naval bases from Saigon to Formosa. ... Hit by a suicide plane off Formosa on January 21, 1945, Maddox headed tor Ulithi for repairs

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 8

Namesort descending Service Branch
TM 3c Irving Boynton USN
Ens Donald Campbell USN
GM 2c Mervin Clark USN
F 2c Oran Hindsman USN
MM 3c Alfred Jones USN
SOM 3c Louis Latham USN
Sea 1c Harry Paul USN
Sea 2c Paul Roadman USN
Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships