William Lee Pryor, Jr., USN

Born  23 Sep 1905Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
Died  27 Apr 1994(88)Annapolis, Maryland, USA

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1 Jul 1940 Lt.Cdr.
15 Aug 1942 T/Cdr.
1 Aug 1943 T/Capt.


Warship Commands listed for William Lee Pryor, USN

USS Semmes (AG 24)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer13 Jan 194111 Dec 1942 (1)

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Destroyer USS Semmes (AG 24)

6 May 1942 (position 34.33, -75.36)
USS Semmes mistook the auxiliary anti-submarine trawler HMS Senateur Duhamel for a U-boat and rammed and sank it off Cape Lookout, North Carolina, in position 34°33'N, 75°36'W. No lives were lost on either side. (2)

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