John Franklin Walsh, USN

Born  4 Feb 1905
Died  9 Dec 1986(81)


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Ranks

1 Jul 1941 Lt.Cdr.
  Cmdr
1 Aug 1943 T/Capt.

Decorations

Warship Commands listed for John Franklin Walsh, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Lea (DD 118)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer21 Jul 194224 Dec 1942
USS Wadsworth (DD 516)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer16 Mar 194322 Aug 1944

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Events related to this officer

Destroyer USS Lea (DD 118)


3 Nov 1942
USS Lea picks up 8 survivors from the Canadian merchant Chr. J. Kampmann that was torpedoed and sunk northwest of Grenada in position 12°06'N, 62°42'W by German U-boat U-160.


Destroyer USS Wadsworth (DD 516)


1 Sep 1943 (position -15.38, 166.57)
USS Wadsworth (Cdr. J.F. Walker, USN) sank the Japanese submarine I-182 (offsite link) with depth charges off the southern coast of Espiritu Santo in position 15°38'S, 166°57'E.


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