Motor Machinists Mate 1st Class William Edwin Dorsey was missing on 25 October 1944, officially declared dead on 7 December 1945. He is remembered on the Tablets of the Missing, Manila American Cemetery, Philippines. He was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Submarine: USS Tang (SS-306)
Loss Date: October 25, 1944
Location: Formosa Strait near Turnabout Island
Circumstances: Sunk by circular run of own torpedo