Lewis Merrill Markham, Jr., USN

Born  15 Nov 1903?, Colorado, USA

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26 Jun 1940 Lt.Cdr.
1 Aug 1942 T/Cdr.
20 Jul 1943 T/Capt.


Warship Commands listed for Lewis Merrill Markham, USN

USS Tattnall (DD 125)Destroyer20 May 194011 Jul 1942
USS Swanson (DD 443)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer24 Jul 19421 Dec 1942 (1)
USS Nicholson (DD 442)T/Cdr.DestroyerJan 194314 Oct 1943

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Destroyer USS Tattnall (DD 125)

16 Jun 1942
USS Tatnall and USS Erie pick up 93 survivors from the American Lebore that was torpedoed and sunk on 14 June 1942 by German U-boat U-172 about 200 miles north of Cristobal, Panama in position 12°53'N, 80°40'W.

Among these 93 survivors were 49 survivors from the Dutch merchant Crijnssen.

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