USS Mahan (DD-364)

Casual List

Navy US Navy
Type Destroyer
Class Mahan 
Pennant DD 364 
Built by Bethlehem Steel Corp. (Staten Island, New York, U.S.A.) 
Ordered  
Laid down 12 Jun 1934 
Launched 19 Oct 1935 
Commissioned 18 Sep 1936 
Lost 7 Dec 1944 
Loss position 10.50N, 124.30E Leyte Gulf, Philippine Islands
History  
  Sunk after being hit by 3 Japanese kamikaze planes south-west of Ormoc Bay, Philippines in position 1050'N, 12430'E. The ship was abandoned and the survivors were picked up by nearby vessels. An hour later USS Walke sank Mahan by gunfire and torpedoes. 6 of her crew were lost. Destroyed by Japanese aircraft in the Leyte Gulf, scuttled by Walke.