Edwin Boardman Dexter, USN

Born  7 Oct 1906


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Ranks

1 Mar 1942 Lt.Cdr.
 Cdr.
25 Mar 1945 T/Capt.

Decorations

Warship Commands listed for Edwin Boardman Dexter, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Barton (ii) (DD 722)Cdr.Destroyer11 Oct 194419 May 1945

Career information

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Events related to this officer

Destroyer USS Barton (ii) (DD 722)


23 Oct 1944
USS Barton departed from Pearl Harbor bound for Ulithi.

5 Nov 1944
USS Barton arrived at Ulithi. She soon departed from again as part of the screen for TG 38.4.

21 Nov 1944
USS Barton arrived back at Ulithi.

29 Nov 1944
USS Barton departed from Ulithi bound for San Pedro Bay.

6 Dec 1944
USS Barton departed from San Pedro Bay to take part in the landings at Ormoc Bay.

8 Dec 1944
USS Barton arrived back at San Pedro Bay.

15 Dec 1944
USS Barton takes part in the ladings at Mindoro Island.

17 Dec 1944
USS Barton arrived back at San Pedro Bay.

2 Jan 1945
USS Barton departed from San Pedro Bay to join TG 77.2 for the invasion of Luzon at Lingayen Gulf.

22 Jan 1945
USS Barton departed from Lingayen Gulf bound for Ulithi.

28 Jan 1945
USS Barton arrived at Ulithi.

10 Feb 1945
Barton departed Ulithi as part of the screen of TG 58.4.

16 Feb 1945 (position 31.45, 141.54)
USS Barton and USS Ingraham are both damaged in collision off Iwo Jima in position 31°45'N, 141°54'E. The damaged destroyers and USS Moale depart from the area bound for Saipan.

17 Feb 1945 (position 30.00, 137.30)
While en route to Saipan USS Barton, USS Ingraham and USS Moale sink the Japanese guard boats Nanshin Maru No.35 in position 30°00'N, 137°30'E, Kyowa Maru No.3 in position 31°00'N, 137°30'E.

18 Feb 1945 (position 30.00, 141.00)
USS Barton, USS Ingraham and USS Moale sink the Japanese guard boat Fukuichi Maru No.5 in position 30°00'N, 141°00'E.

20 Feb 1945
USS Barton, USS Ingraham and USS Moale arrive at Saipan.

23 Feb 1945
USS Barton goes into dry-dock at Guam to have her bow repaired.

15 Mar 1945
with the repairs to her bow completed USS Barton departed from Guam bound for Ulithi.

16 Mar 1945
USS Barton arrived at Ulithi.

21 Mar 1945
USS Barton departed from Ulithi to join the fleet for the invasion of Okinawa.

26 Mar 1945
USS Barton participated in the pre-invasion bombardment of Okinawa. The next four months she was almost continuously at sea serving with the fleet.


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