James Ellsworth Kyes, USN

Born  16 Apr 1906Everett, Washington
Died  24 Dec 1943(37)USS Leary


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Ranks

  Cdr.

Decorations

23 Dec 1943 Navy Cross (1)

Warship Commands listed for James Ellsworth Kyes, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Leary (i) (DD 158)Destroyer11 Aug 194224 Dec 1943 (+)

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Events related to this officer

Destroyer USS Leary (i) (DD 158)


24 Dec 1943
On 24 Dec 1943 she was part of the escort for USS Card, when she was hit by 3 torpedoes, fired by U-275. 97 of her crew of 149 were lost. (2)

Media links


U-Boat Attack Logs

Daniel Morgan and Bruce Taylor


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