Solomon David Willingham, USN
|Born||4 Feb 1904||Easonville, Alabama, USA|
|Died||3 Apr 1960||(56)|
Warship Commands listed for Solomon David Willingham, USN
|USS Tarbell (DD 142)||Lt.||Destroyer||21 Mar 1941||20 May 1942 (1)|
|USS Mervine (DD 489)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||17 Jun 1942||22 Jun 1943|
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Destroyer USS Tarbell (DD 142)
26 Mar 1942
USS Tarbell picks up 22 survivors of the American tanker Dixie Arrow that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-71 12 nautical miles off the Diamond Shoals Lighted Buoy in position 34°55'N, 75°02'W.
15 May 1942
USS Tarbell picks up 25 survivors of the American merchant Lammot Du Pont that was torpedoed and sunk on 23 April 1942 by German U-boat U-125 500 nautical miles south-east of Bermuda in position 27°10'N, 57°10'W. Three of these survivors later died in hospital.
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