|On Eternal Patrol - USS Macaw (ASR-11)|
The Submarine Rescue Ship USS Macaw (ASR-11) sank while attempting to rescue USS Flier (SS-250), which had run aground at Midway. Although a total of 115 officers and men survived the sinking, five men were lost, including the Commanding Officer, Paul Willits Burton.
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In addition, three men stationed at Midway - Howard Eugene Daugherty, LeRoy Benjamin Lehmbecker, and Ernest David Samed - drowned while attempting to rescue Macaw's crew.
Please see this fine page on USS Macaw.
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