John Henry Church, Jr., USNR

Born  9 Apr 1904

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17 Jun 1939 Lt.
15 Jun 1942 Lt.Cdr.
28 Aug 1943 Cdr.


Warship Commands listed for John Henry Church, USNR

USS Bostwick (DE 103)Cdr.Destroyer Escort1 Dec 194310 Apr 1944
USS Enright (DE 216)Cdr.Destroyer Escort15 Jun 194421 Jul 1944

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Destroyer Escort USS Bostwick (DE 103)

1 Mar 1944 (position 49.10, -26.00)
German U-boat U-441 was badly damaged north of the Azores, in position 49°10'N, 26°00'W, by depth charges from the US destroyer escorts USS Thomas, USS Bostwick and USS Bronstein. This attack was earlier credited with the destruction of U-709.

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