USS Johnston



DescriptionOn 25 October 1944, in the Battle off Samar, the US destroyer was sunk by naval gunfire. From Johnston's 327 officers and men, 141 were saved.
Year1944
Nationaliy of ShipUnited States
Lives Lost186
Ship UseMilitary
Ship UseNavy
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Johnston_(DD-557)