The USS Hoel had 89 Survivors during the battle. The USS Johnston had 144 Survivors. To read the entire list of Survivors from both ships, click on the USS Hoel, or USS Johnston sub-title on the menu bar under SURVIVORS on the left side of this page.
WHEN THE WAR GOT PERSONAL: The Story of the Men of the USS HOEL
Watch, and listen to the Men of the USS Hoel tell their own experience's during the Battle of the Leyte Gulf in October 1944.