Samuel Nobre Moore, USN

Born  7 Sep 1891Washington, D.C.
Died  9 Aug 1942(50)USS Quincy (CA-39)


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  Lt.Cdr.
  Cdr.
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Warship Commands listed for Samuel Nobre Moore, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Quincy (i) (CA 39)CaptainHeavy cruiser20 May 19429 Aug 1942 (+)

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Heavy cruiser USS Quincy (i) (CA 39)


9 Aug 1942
The Quincy was sunk along with the USS Vincennes, Astoria and the HMAS Canberra during the Japanese attempt to interdict the invasion force at Guadalcanal. The Quincy fought bravely, firing even as she slipped beneath the waves with a good portion of her crew including her Captain Samuel Moore.


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