Samuel Nobre Moore, USN
|Born ||7 Sep 1891||Washington, D.C.|
|Died ||9 Aug 1942||(50)||USS Quincy (CA-39)|
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|USS Quincy (i) (CA 39)||Captain||Heavy cruiser||20 May 1942||9 Aug 1942 (+)|
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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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