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Personnel Casualties Suffered by Third Fleet, 17-18 December 1944, Compiled from Official Sources

 SHIP DEAD OR MISSING  INJURED
 Alywin    2    -
Twining    1    -
Hilbert    1    -
Donaldson    3    -
Cache    1    -
Waterman    -    1
San Diego    -    3
Monterey    3 (known dead)  34
Independence    1    -
Massachusetts    -    1
Wisconsin    -    2
Cowpens    1    -
Baltimore    1    3
Astoria    -    1
Benham    1    -
Hull 202  20
Monaghan 256 (approximately)    6
Spence 317    9
Totals 790  80

A true copy. Attest:
/s/
Herbert K. Gates,
Captain, U.S. Navy,
Judge Advocate.

Source: Exhibit 14, Court of Inquiry to the loss of USS Hull, USS Spence, and USS Monaghan and damage to other Third Fleet ships, Modern Military Branch, National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, MD.

13 September 2002

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Published:Tue Apr 14 07:11:25 EDT 2015