Frank Loper Lowe, USN

Born  17 Apr 1891Monticello, Arkansas

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1 Jul 1940 Capt.
18 Jan 1944 T/R.Adm.


30 Nov 1942 Navy Cross (1)

Warship Commands listed for Frank Loper Lowe, USN

USS Pensacola (CA 24)Capt.Heavy cruiser21 Jan 194213 Feb 1943

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Heavy cruiser USS Pensacola (CA 24)

30 Nov 1942
(Captain Frank Loper Lowe, USN)During the battle of Tassafaronga, USS Pensacola was hit by Japanese "Long Lance" torpedo. Water flooded most of machinery compartments. Only one turbine remained operational. 125 died and 72 of the crew were wounded.

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