Robert Stephens Ford, USN
|Born||31 Jul 1903|
|Died||5 Apr 1991||(87)|
Warship Commands listed for Robert Stephens Ford, USN
|USS Eberle (DD 430)||Lt.||Destroyer||15 May 1942||30 May 1942|
|USS Rowan (DD 405)||Lt.||Destroyer||10 Oct 1942||11 Sep 1943|
|USS Nashville (CL 43)||T/Cdr.||Light cruiser||Jan 1946||24 Jun 1946|
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Destroyer USS Rowan (DD 405)
16 Mar 1943
USS Rowan picks up 3 survivors from the American merchant Benjamin Harrison that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-172 in the North Atlantic east of the Azores in position 39°09'N, 24°15'W.
17 Mar 1943
USS Rowan, USS Champlin and the American merchant William Johnson together pick up survivors from the American merchant Molly Pitcher that was torpedoed and damaged by German U-boat U-167 in the North Atlantic about 500 nautical miles west of Lisbon. The Molly Pitcher was abandoned and finally sunk the next day by German U-boat U-521.
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