Eugene Simon Karpe, USN

Born  21 Aug 1904
Died  23 Feb 1950(45)Salzburg, Austria

Ranks

1 Feb 1941 Lt.Cdr.
 Cdr.
1 Aug 1943 T/Capt.

Decorations

Warship Commands listed for Eugene Simon Karpe, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Whipple (DD 217)Lt.Cdr.DestroyerMar 194129 Jun 1942
USS Boyle (DD 600)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer15 Aug 19421 Feb 1943
USS Charrette (DD 581)Cdr.Destroyer18 May 19436 Jun 1944

Career information

Died on the Oriƫnt Express train in a tunnel near Salzburg while en-route from Vienna to Paris. Possibly foul play as he likely had information regarding spies while he had been Naval Attache in Rumania.

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