Giles Ezra Short, USN

Born  25 Mar 1896


1 Jul 1939 Cdr.
17 Jun 1942 T/Capt.


Warship Commands listed for Giles Ezra Short, USN

USS Bogue (CVE 9)T/Capt.Escort carrier26 Sep 19429 Jul 1943 (1)
USS Ticonderoga (CV 14)T/Capt.Aircraft Carrier28 Jan 19457 Feb 1945
USS Intrepid (CV 11)T/Capt.Aircraft Carrier15 Feb 194531 Jan 1946

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Escort carrier USS Bogue (CVE 9)

22 May 1943 (position 50.40, -35.21)
German U-boat U-569 was scuttled by her own crew in the North Atlantic, in position 50°40'N, 35°21'W, after being badly damaged by depth charges from 2 Avenger aircraft of the US escort carrier USS Bogue.

5 Jun 1943 (position 30.18, -42.50)
German U-boat U-217 was sunk in the mid-Atlantic in position 30°18'N, 42°50'W by depth charges from an Avenger aircraft (VC-9 USN/T-11), assisted by a Wildcat aircraft (VC-9 USN/F-13), of the US escort carrier USS Bogue.

12 Jun 1943 (position 30.49, -33.49)
German U-boat U-118 was sunk in the mid-Atlantic west of the Canary Islands, in position 30°49'N, 33°49'W by depth charges from eight Avenger aircraft of the US escort carrier USS Bogue.

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