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Franklin Henry Bartol

USNR (8123159). American

Born  22 Oct 1915Brooklyn, NY
Died  26 May 2005(89)New London, CT

Photo courtesy of David Bartol

Roster information listed for Franklin Henry Bartol

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
USS Fechteler (DE 157)Destroyer escortFireman First Class5 May 1944U-967

Personal information

Son of Samuel Franklin and Augusta Helmus Bartol, of Brooklyn, NY. Franklin Henry Bartol joined the US Navy on 29 June 1943, was assigned to USS Fechteler from commissioning until her loss on 5 May 1944 and was among the 53 survivors rescued by HMS Hengist. He was subsequently assigned to the US destroyer minelayer USS Shannon (DM 25) as Water Tender Second Class on her commission on 8 September 1944 and eventually discharged from the US Navy on 23 November 1946.

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