Lyman Knute Swenson, USN
|Born||23 Oct 1892||Pleasant Grove, Utah|
|Died||13 Nov 1942||(50)|
Warship Commands listed for Lyman Knute Swenson, USN
|USS Twiggs (i) (DD 127)||Destroyer||30 Sep 1939||23 Oct 1940|
|USS Juneau (CL 52)||Capt.||Anti-aircraft cruiser||14 Feb 1942||13 Nov 1942 (+)|
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Anti-aircraft cruiser USS Juneau (CL 52)
14 Feb 1942
Commissioned on Saturday morning 14 February 1942 in Berth 16, alongside Pier 2, Brooklyn Navy Yard, New York. First and only commanding officer of USS Juneau (CL-52) was Captain Lyman Knute Swenson, USN (born 23 October 1892, Pleasant Grove, Utah). The first Executive Officer was Commander Walter Ellery Moore, USN (born 9 April 1900, California).
13 Nov 1942
Four pharmacists from Juneau had been transferred earlier in the day to the USS San Francisco to operate on its mortally wounded Captain, Cassin Young. (2)
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