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It was the first ship to be sunk by a Kamikaze. LO (CVE-63) Eyewitness to the Battle off Samar and the Loss of the USS St. Loセント・ローの生存者の体験談; Kamikaze versus USS St. The attack occurred during the Battle of Leyte Gulf. Of her crew totaling 889, 114 lives were claimed. Of the 889 men aboard, 113 were killed or missing and approximately 30 others died of their wounds. Eugene Cordero as Ensign Rutherford 2. In defense of our nation and way of life, many of these young men made the ultimate sacrifice. Lo became the first major warship to sink as the result of a kamikaze attack. McKenna eluded them, but one struck the stern of destroyer escort Shelton. Noël Wells as Ensign Tendi USS St. A gasoline fire erupted, followed by six secondary explosions, including detonations of the ship's torpedo and bomb magazine. Under heavy attack from the air and harassed by incessant fire from American destroyers and destroyer escorts, the enemy cruisers broke off action and turned north at 09:20. Lo (CVE–63) là một tàu sân bay hộ tống lớp Casablanca được Hải quân Hoa Kỳ chế tạo trong Chiến tranh Thế giới thứ hai; tên ban đầu của nó được đặt theo đảo Midway tại Trung tâm Thái Bình Dương, nơi diễn ra Trận Midway năm 1942; và tên St. Lo was engulfed in flame and sank 30 minutes later. The ship was commissioned as the USS Midway and the name was changed to St. Dawnn Lewis as Captain Carol Freeman 3. For the next 90 minutes, Admiral Kurita's ships closed in on Taffy 3, with his nearest destroyers and cruisers firing from as close as 10,000 yd (9,100 m) on the port and starboard quarters of St. USS St. She was named Chapin Bay and Midway before being renamed St. Please click on one of the unit names below to request research assistance in locating U.S. St. His parents ran an antiques store specializing in tea ceremony utensils. Lo, causing an enormous fireball. 1. Lo US Navy: CVE-63 Casablanca: Escort Carrier 1944-1944 Ex-USS Midway, renamed to use name for CV-41. On 10 September, she sortied with Task Force 77 (TF 77) for the invasion of Morotai. On 25 Oc­to­ber 1944, St. A kamikaze strikes St. Lo (CVE-63) was a US Navy aircraft carrier that was laid down on 23 January 1943 by Kaiser Shipyards and commissioned on 23 October of that same year. She was renamed St. Lo (USS Midway was used by another, larger carrier design instead). As salvos fell "with disconcerting rapidity" increasingly nearer St. The ship only had the name of St. USS St. Lo and the other five CVEs dodged in and out of rain squalls and managed to launch all available fighter and torpedo planes with whatever armament they had handy (general purpose bombs and even depth charges). USS St. Simon The wreck of St. The Commissioning of the USS Midway, October 23, 1943. She was laid down as AKA-116 on 3 April 1968 by the Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co., Newport News, Virginia; redesignated LKA-116 on 1 January 1969; and launched on 4 January 1969. Saint-Lô had fallen to Germany in 1940, and, after the Invasion of Normandy, the Americans targeted the city, as it served as a strategic crossroads. VC-65′s FM-2 Wildcats shot down four and damaged one other Japanese plane during combat air patrol operations there. Lo (runkonumerot ACV-63, CVE-63) oli Yhdysvaltain laivaston Casablanca-luokan saattuetukialus. Lo. In defense of our nation and way of life, many of these young men made the ultimate sacrifice. USS St. Louis (AKA-116/LKA-116), a Charleston class amphibious cargo ship, is the sixth U.S. ship to bear the name. USS St. One Mitsubishi A6M2 Zero—perhaps flown by Lieutenant Yukio Seki—crashed into the flight deck of St. USS Saint Paul (CA-73), a Baltimore -class cruiser, was the second ship of the United States Navy to be named for Saint Paul, Minnesota. Its bomb penetrated the flight deck and exploded on the port side of the hangar deck, where aircraft were in the process of being refueled and rearmed. 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She furnished air coverage for transports and participated in strikes on Saipan on 15 June 1944. Lo hit a Japanese destroyer with a single round and Kalinin Bay damaged a Myōkō -class cruiser with two hits. Lo spotted the characteristic pagoda-like superstructures of Japanese battleships on the horizon. On 25 October 1944, St. USS Midway / St. Two TV documentaries based on Hornfischer's book have been produced. She had been in commission for one year. Yukio Seki was born 1921 in Iyo Saijō, a small town in Shikoku. Lo, for I recently wrote to the National Personnel Records Center and successfully obtained a copy of Joe’s very thick personnel file. At the same time, lookouts on St. Lo. On 3 October, RO-41 launched two torpedoes at Midway. Shortly after, a massive explosion of her own magazines caused an enormous mushroom shaped cloud to rise above the doomed vessel. Lo and in the VC-65 Air Squadron during WW II. The USS St. Fred Tatasciore as Lieutenant Shaxs 4. The USS St. Sunk by kamikaze aircraft 25 October 1944. USS Arizona (BB-39) destroyed by Japanese aircraft bombs at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 7 December 1941, and stricken from the Navy List, 1 December 1942.USS Oklahoma (BB-37) capsized and sank after being torpedoed by Japanese aircraft at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 7 December 1941. Lo for two weeks before it was sunk in the battle. ð¿BTÐ]xݽíuñw¡ºÓ¼…ÿ¢Z€f‘„ëFáļA€*üSb!è? Lo: American escort carrier sunk on 25 October 1944 by kamikaze aircraft while in the Battle off Samar in Leyte Gulf. There, word arrived that the escort carrier had been renamed St. St. Lo ( United States Navy): World War II: Battle of Leyte Gulf: The Casablanca-class escort carrier was sunk in the Pacific Ocean near Leyte, Philippines by Japanese Kamikaze aircraft with the loss of about 140 of her 889 crew. Lo (CVE-63) var ett amerikanskt eskorthangarfartyg av Casablanca-klass som sänktes av japanska kamikazepiloter öster om Samar på Filippinerna den 25 oktober 1944 under slaget vid Leytebukten. List of escort aircraft carriers of the United States Navy, Articles incorporating text from the Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships, Pacific Ocean articles missing geocoordinate data, Articles incorporating text from Wikipedia, World War II escort aircraft carriers of the United States, Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships, The Battle Off Samar - Taffy III at Leyte Gulf, https://military.wikia.org/wiki/USS_St._Lo_(CVE-63)?oldid=4487343, Pages using duplicate arguments in template calls, 2 × 5-cylinder Skinner Uniflow reciprocating steam engines, 10,240 nmi (11,780 mi; 18,960 km) at 15 kn (17 mph; 28 km/h). Explosion aboard USS St. 5. (TNG: " We'll Always Have Paris ") Lo (CVE-63) after she was hit by a kamikaze off Samar, 25 October 1944 (80-G-270516). Operation Kikusui (菊水作戦, Kikusui sakusen) was a series of suicidal air attacks by Imperial Japanese forces during the Battle of Okinawa against Allied fleets in the waters around Okinawa, as part of Operation Ten-Go.The name of the operation, "Kikusui", comes from the hata-jirushi of the samurai Kusunoki Masashige. Alun perin alus oli pieni 12 000 tonnin rahtilaiva, joka muunnettiin lentotukialukseksi lisäämällä lentokansi ja kevyt aseistus. The plane hit the St Lo at 10:53hrs. The torpedoes had nearly run out of fuel when they finally approached the escort carriers, broaching the surface. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_St._Lo_(CVE-63) Ship's Company Anthony Ancona S1C Marvin M. Armstrong F1C Theodore F. Arnoldy S2C Herman W. Banks EM2 USS St. George US Navy: CVE-17 Bogue: Escort Carrier 1943-1943 Became HMS Pursuer: USS St. Joseph US Navy: CVE-50 Bogue: Escort Carrier 1943-1943 Became HMS Ruler: USS St. St. Gillian Vigman as Dr. T'Ana 5. Lo on 10 October 1944 after the town of Saint-Lô in Normandy, France, which was the location of fierce fighting during the allied Normandy landings. Lo (ex- Midway) and Kalinin Bay, became the only US aircraft carriers to ever record a hit on an enemy warship by its own guns. The survivors were rescued from the water by Heermann, John C. Butler, Raymond, and Dennis (which picked up 434 survivors). St. Lo began as a merchant ship design (Chapin Bay (AVG-63)) but finished off as a carrier. At 09:15, the enemy destroyers—which had been kept at bay by the daring and almost singlehanded exploits of Johnston—launched a premature torpedo attack from 10,500 yd (9,600 m). She served as a commissioned ship for 22 years and 11 months. I am learning the details of his 30-year career in the U.S. Navy and the fascinating story of the USS St. A fifth ship from Taffy 3, the escort carrier USS St. St. 外部リンク. The attack occurred during the Battle of Leyte Gulf. Lo on 10 October to free the name Midway for a new fleet carrier and to commemorate an important victory of American troops in France who had captured the strongly defended town of Saint-Lô on 18 July 1944. Lo at 10:51. This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. Lo (Formerly Midway) CVE-63/VC-65 Association is dedicated to preserving the legacy of the men who served on the USS St. This list is in development, so if you don’t see the unit or vessel you’re looking for, click on any unit name below and type in the correct unit/vessel name in the form page. Lo was laid down as Chapin Bay on 23 January 1943; renamed Midway on 3 April 1943; launched on 17 August 1943; sponsored by Mrs. Howard Nixon Coulter; and commissioned on 23 October 1943, Captain Francis J. McKenna in command. Lo, formerly known as Midway, had a short life of only one year during World War II. "Taffy 3", commanded by Rear Admiral Clifton Sprague , first learned of Kurita's presence when, at 0637, a pilot on routine air patrol spotted Kurita's task force and attacked it with depth charges. Explosion on USS St. Shelton was later taken under tow but foundered. Lo, after the town in France that was subjected to fierce fighting during Operation Cobra.On 25 October 1944, USS St. The lightly armed vessels each had only one 5-inch/38 cal gun mounted aft, yet two of their number, St. Lo (CVE-63)" The following 7 files are in this category, out of 7 total. After shakedown on the west coast and two voyages to Pearl Harbor and one to Australia carrying replacement aircraft, Midway, with Composite Squadron 65 (VC-65) embarked, joined Rear Admiral Gerald F. Bogan's Carrier Support Group 1 in June for the conquest of the Mariana Islands. Lo responded with rapid fire from her single 5-inch gun, claiming three hits on a Tone-class cruiser. Naval records from World War II. St. (07§¼v+(ÉA¥Cam1qY¥Õ¼m JTC(ç‚GO„‘XHž3oL‘ The at­tack oc­curred dur­ing the Bat­tle of Leyte Gulf. USS White Plains was an element of "Taffy 3," the northmost of the three Task Groups, and the one which bore the brunt of Kurita's surface onslaught. A St. Lo departed Seeadler Harbor on 12 October to participate in the liberation of Leyte. Lo (AVG/ACV/CVE–63) was a Casablanca-class escort carrier of the United States Navy during World War II. She launched air strikes in support of invasion operations at Tacloban on the northeast coast of Leyte. Ilmatorjuntatykkien lisäksi aluksessa oli yksi 127 mm tykki. It has attracted the covetousness of neighboring nations, including England, resulting in many successive invasions. Lo In April of 1943, she was given the name of USS Midway but, in October, she was once-again renamed, this time to USS St. Pilots were ordered "to attack the Japanese task force and proceed to Tacloban airstrip, Leyte, to rearm and refuel". Jerry O'Connell as Commander Jack Ransom 2. English: USS St. On 25 October 1944, St. She was sponsored by … Lo became the first major warship to sink as the result of a kamikaze attack. navsource.org: USS MIDWAY (CVE-63), later USS ST. She was the first major warship to be sunk by kamikaze attacks. Many salvos straddled the ship, landed close aboard, or passed directly overhead. Jack Quaid as Ensign Brad Boimler 3. USS St. All the while, Kurita's force was under incessant attack by Taffy 3 aircraft and planes from the two other U.S. carrier units to the south. Lo, her planes, striking the enemy force with bombs, rockets, and gunfire, continued to harass the closing ships. Lo and in the VC-65 Air Squadron during WW II. The captain of the ship described the time distortion as a " hiccup." Lo (CVE–63) was a Casablanca-class escort carrier of the United States Navy during World War II. Lo became the first major warship to sink as the result of a kamikaze attack. Media in category "USS St. Tawny Newsome as Ensign Beckett Mariner 1. St. She fought off several air attacks but suffered no damage during her support of the Saipan campaign. CVE-63 was laid down on January 3rd, 1943 as the USS Chapin Bay, the ninth of the Casablanca class of escort carriers. Saint-Lô has long been an important centre of the economy of Normandy. 114 man omkom. Catapulting her first plane to support the landings on 15 September, she continued to assist American troops ashore and to provide cover for the transports through the 22nd. The carriers dodged salvos from enemy cruisers and battleships. USS Arizona: American battleship sunk 7 December 1941 by carrier-based aircraft during the … Lo was 512 feet, 3 inches long from aft to stern, 65 feet wide, and rested 65 feet above the water fully loaded. At an early age, Seki was exposed to Naval training courses at his middle school and planned a career in the Navy. The USS St. USS St. USS St. Louis (AKA-116/LKA-116), a Charleston class amphibious cargo ship, was the sixth US ship to bear the name. Throughout the running gun battle, the carriers and their escorts were laying a particularly effective smoke screen that Admiral Sprague credited with greatly degrading Japanese gunfire accuracy. Lo be­came the first major war­ship to sink as the re­sult of a kamikaze at­tack. Lo Monument at Fort Rosecrans Learn more The USS St. USS St. Lo and in the VC-65 Air Squadron during WW II. Saint Lo USS was an American aircraft carrier sunk in the Battle off Samar by a Japanese Zeke-52 kamikaze aircraft. On 13 July, she sailed for Eniwetok for replenishment before joining the attack on Tinian on 23 July. However, the decentralisation policy allowed the city to return to the foreground. Bomb Stowage, St. Ordered to provide air coverage and close air support during the bombardment and amphibious landings, she arrived off Leyte on 18 October. Lo launched a four-plane anti-submarine patrol while the remaining carriers of Taffy 3 prepared for the day's initial air strikes against the landing beaches. Lo received the Presidential Unit Citation for the heroism of her crew in the Battle off Samar and four battle stars for her World War II service. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1922 at the age of 18. USS St. Lo (CVE-63) in Measure 32, Design 15A camouflage in April 1944 while in San Deigo. At 10:47, the task unit came under a concentrated air attack by the Shikishima Special Attack Unit. Lo (formerly Midway) CVE-63/VC-65 Association is dedicated to preserving the legacy of the men who served on the USS St. Lo sank at 1125 on October 25, 1944. On 25 October 1944, St. Lo (AVG/ACV/CVE–63) was a Casablanca -class es­cort car­rier of the United States Navy dur­ing World War II. Roster of Survivors - An alphabetical list of those who survived the sinking of the St Lo. The USS Lalo was a 24th century Federation starship operated by Starfleet. They deserve the honor of our remembrances, as do the men who survived the battles. In 1938 he tried to get to the War Academy of both the Imperial Navy and the ground f… Lo (CVE-63) during Battle off Samar, 25 October 1944 (80-G-270516).jpg 5,620 × … St. The main wreck sits upright in 4,736 meters (15,538 feet) of water, on the edge of the Philippine Trench. During the 40–minute engagement with enemy kamikazes, all the escort carriers except Fanshaw Bay were damaged. The Battle off Samar began at 06:47, when Ensign Bill Brooks—piloting one of the TBM Avengers from St. Lo—reported sighting a large Japanese force comprising four battleships, six heavy and light cruisers, and 10-12 destroyers approaching from the west-northwest, only 17 mi (15 nmi; 27 km) away. Operating with Rear Admiral Clifton Sprague's escort carrier unit, "Taffy 3" (TU 77.4.3), which consisted of six escort carriers and a screen of three destroyers and four destroyer escorts, St. By 07:38, the enemy cruisers, approaching from St. Lo′s port quarter, had closed to within 14,000 yd (13,000 m). Battleships. The attack occurred during the Battle of Leyte Gulf. USS St. St. Louis was launched on 6 May 1905 by the Neafie & Levy Company, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.It was sponsored by Miss Gladys Bryant Smith and commissioned on 18 August 1906 with Captain Nathaniel R. Usher in command. 6. It lost its dominant position towards the end of the 19th century because it failed to take advantage of the first Industrial Revolution, which instead affected much of the predominantly peasant population. Lo (CVE–63) was a Casablanca -class escort carrier of the United States Navy during World War II. USS St. The USS St. Vice Admiral Takeo Kurita's force steadily closed and by about 06:58 opened fire on the slow, outnumbered, and outgunned ships of Taffy 3. Steaming about 60 mi (52 nmi; 97 km) east of Samar before dawn of 25 October, St. Lo (CVE-63), was sunk in a kamikaze attack immediately following the Japanese withdrawal. Even more effective were the courageous attacks by the destroyers and destroyer escorts at point-blank range against the Japanese destroyers and cruisers. Midway returned to Seeadler Harbor on 7 October. The USS St. Louis (C-20/CA-18), was the lead ship of her class of protected cruisers in the United States Navy. Together with the farming colony on Coltar IV, this freighter reported experiencing the Manheim Effect in 2364. ðþ˜PÍñŒ×Þ5³7év£Î¸Û›Tߥᓚ€Ed &: ˆ\3Õ9GuRò\çŽ0ç.3]‹ÌÍ[¡†X¯Û[ܦùÂÝ꼺ŠT2¿tE•RtÙZgPՌ;Ö=p#jÕ8{ÂV¶ky«êóKãåë³ç/.ÙW@Ÿ¿>=Pã¡}٘BØ ÷PoügyãåÔyÕñÆ&*ø*ÒÃNØ~qŠöýgàž=y¤³^ãAÞ9&j² :pµþ 12¼?ê5{UH(é}Oߒs¢«Ãő[æ ÝnMzýú`’|lf¿3îõºíqÃj$õÑz^¤ËŠ She served as a commissioned ship for 22 years and 11 months. We are dedicated to preserving the legacy of the men who served on the USS St. During the surface engagement, Taffy 3 lost Gambier Bay, Johnston, Hoel, and Samuel B. Roberts to enemy gunfire. Lo steamed off the east coasts of Leyte and Samar as her planes sortied from 18–24 October, destroying enemy installations and airfields on Leyte and Samar islands. 1125: The USS St. Capt. Her keel was laid down as Rochester on 3 February 1943 by the Bethlehem Steel Company in Quincy, Massachusetts. 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