Atthe list is 60 degrees starboard, and the cruiser is rapidly sinking. Both tankers are escoft in the bow, but each manages to proceed to Manila. Twenty-six men are KIA, 10 wounded.
The convoy sails at 7 knots. The ships steam at The flooding is temporarily halted, but begins again. Seconds later, she goes down by the stern at N, E. Mid June At Sasebo, probably for repairs and maintenance.
Bythe aft part of the upper deck is awash. Arrives at Yokosuka.
Byher stern is settling faster and the starboard list is increasing slowly. Lewellen torpedoes and sinks subchaser CH and claims damage to several transports. In this second attack her ammunition cargo explodes and she sinks instantly at N, E taking down four men.