William Walter Graham, Jr., USN
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|Died||9 Aug 1942||USS Jarvis (DD 393)|
Warship Commands listed for William Walter Graham, USN
|USS Jarvis (i) (DD 393)||Destroyer||17 May 1942||9 Aug 1942 (+)|
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Destroyer USS Jarvis (i) (DD 393)
9 Aug 1942
The USS Jarvis was hit by an aerial torpedo while escorting troopships at the Guadalcanal landings. It opened a hole 50 feet long in her boiler room. After emergency repairs, she attempted to set sail at a speed of 8 knots for Brisbane when Japanese dive-bombers torpedoed her. The destroyer broke in two and sank with the entire 247-man crew. (1)
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