USS Spence (DD-512)

Casualty List

Navy US Navy
Type Destroyer
Class Fletcher 
Pennant DD 512 
Built by Bath Iron Works (Bath, Maine, U.S.A.) 
Laid down 18 May 1942 
Launched 27 Oct 1942 
Commissioned 8 Jan 1943 
Lost 18 Dec 1944 
Loss position 11457'N, 12758'E, capsized during a typhoon in the Philippine Sea,
History Foundered in a typhoon east of Samar in position 1457'N, 12758'E, 314 casualties lost, and only 23 survivors.