Robert Hume Wanless, USNR

Born  6 Jul 1911


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Ranks

15 Mar 1944 T/Cdr.

Decorations

Warship Commands listed for Robert Hume Wanless, USNR


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Huse (DE 145)Destroyer Escort28 Dec 19432 Jun 1944
USS Pratt (DE 363)T/Cdr.Destroyer Escort18 Sep 194428 Jul 1945

Career information

USNR officer later transferred to USN

Events related to this officer

Destroyer Escort USS Huse (DE 145)


7 Apr 1944 (position 40.18, -62.22)
German U-boat U-856 was sunk in the North Atlantic east of New York, in position 40°18'N, 62°22'W, by depth charges from the US destroyer USS Champlin and the US destroyer escort USS Huse.


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