Theodore Adolph Torgerson, USN

Born  22 May 1907Clarkfield, Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota, USA
Died  1 May 1994(86)Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, USA

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


Warship Commands listed for Theodore Adolph Torgerson, USN

USS Biddle (DD 151)T/Lt.Cdr.Destroyer21 Sep 194217 Oct 1943 (1)
USS Waldron (DD 699)T/Cdr.Destroyer11 Nov 1945Apr 1946

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Destroyer USS Biddle (DD 151)

8 Nov 1942
USS Biddle picks up 14 survivors from the American merchant Nathaniel Hawthorne that was torpedoed and sunk the previous day by German U-boat U-508 about 40 nautical miles north-east of Isla de Margarita in position 11°34'N, 63°26'W.

13 Mar 1943
USS Biddle picks up 53 survivors of the American tanker Cities Service Missouri and 37 survivors of the Dutch merchant Ceres that were torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-68 about 170 nautical miles north-west of Curaçao in position 14°50'N, 71°46'W.

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