Ronald Lee Wilson, USN
|Born||25 Nov 1909||Marion, Illinois, USA|
|Died||18 Jan 1966||(56)||Los Angeles, California, USA|
Warship Commands listed for Ronald Lee Wilson, USN
|USS Semmes (AG 24)||T/Cdr.||Destroyer||Jan 1944||4 Aug 1944|
|USS Drexler (DD 741)||T/Cdr.||Destroyer||14 Nov 1944||28 May 1945|
Career informationWilson survived the sinking of his destroyer USS Drexler on 28 May 1945 although he was wounded like most of the 52 survivors.
Events related to this officer
Destroyer USS Drexler (DD 741)
23 Jan 1945
USS Drexler (Cmdr Ronald Lee Wilson) departed from Norfolk bound for Trinidad.
10 Feb 1945
From Trididad USS Drexler (Cdr. R.L. Wilson) sailed to San Diego, California where she arrived on this day.
13 Feb 1945
USS Drexler (Cdr. R.L. Wilson) departed from San Diego bound for Pearl Harbor.
23 Feb 1945
USS Drexler (Cdr. R.L. Wilson) departed from Pearl Harbor for Ulithi.
27 Mar 1945
USS Drexler (Cdr. R.L. Wilson) departed from Ulithi to participate in the Okinawa operations.
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