Byron Lawrence Gurnette, USN

Born  26 Jul 1909?, California, USA
Died  21 Dec 1982(73)


1 Feb 1939 Lt.
15 Jun 1942 T/Lt.Cdr.
1 Nov 1942 T/Cdr.


Warship Commands listed for Byron Lawrence Gurnette, USN

USS Hilary P. Jones (DD 427)Lt.Destroyer2 Feb 194226 Mar 1942
USS Gleaves (DD 423)T/Cdr.Destroyer17 Mar 19432 Sep 1944 (1)
USS Hugh Purvis (DD 709)T/Cdr.Destroyer1 Mar 194528 Sep 1945

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Destroyer USS Gleaves (DD 423)

9 Oct 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Gleaves (Lt.Cdr. B.L. Gurnette, USN) picks up 64 survivors of the American destroyer USS Buck that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-616 about 50 nautical miles south of Capri in position 38°57'N, 14°28'E.

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