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With deep appreciation of what it took to make his sacrifice, the editor of this volume
feels it altogether fitting that it be dedicated to
Ensign Andrew Lee Foreman
Ensign Andrew Lee Foreman was born in Berkeley, California on September 25, 1920,
and was killed in action on December 1, 1942, in the Battle ofthe Solomon lslands.
Ensign Foreman was awarded the Navy Cross posthumously with the following citation:
"For extraordinary heroism as assistant to the Damage Control Officer aboard an
American warship during action against enemy Japanese forces off Savo lsland on the
night of November 30, 1942. When his ship was struck by a torpedo forward, Ensign
Foreman, with utter disregard for his own personal safety, remained at Control Station
to assist in the control of the damage until he finally succumbed to an asphyxiating gas
which had been generated by the explosion. His courageous spirit of self-sacrifice,
maintained above and beyond the call of duty, was in keeping with the highest traditions
of the United States Naval Service. He gallantly gave up his life in the defense of his
ABOUT THE FOREIVIAN
The keel of the Foreman was laid down at the San Francisco yard of Bethlehem Steel
She was constructed by the Bethlehem Steel Corporation, under the supervision of the
Supervisor of Shipbuilding, USN, San Francisco, Captain C. O. Kell. He was assisted
by Commander C. C. Carmine, USN, and Lieutenant H.H. Sanford, the Destroyer
Escort Pre-commissioning Detail.
During the construction, the Foreman was known to the building yard as Hull 5399.
The ship was given under the command of Lieutenant Commander Charles A. Manston,
USNR, and placed in commission at 1630 on the afternoon of 22 October 1943, by the
order of the Secretary of Navy.
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