Thomas Burrowes, USN

Born  17 Oct 1904Brooklyn, New York, USA
Died  29 Jun 1974(69)Silver Spring, Maryland, USA

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1 Aug 1939 Lt.Cdr.
1 Aug 1942 T/Cdr.
20 Jul 1943 T/Capt.

Retired: 1960


Warship Commands listed for Thomas Burrowes, USN

USS Conner (i) (DD 72)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer23 Aug 194023 Oct 1940
USS O'Brien (i) (DD 415)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer13 Dec 194119 Oct 1942
USS Abner Read (DD 526)T/Cdr.Destroyer5 Feb 194314 Oct 1943

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Destroyer USS Abner Read (DD 526)

18 Aug 1943
(Cdr Thomas Burrowes, USN) Mined off Kiska, stern blown off and was towed by the USS Bancroft/Ute; 71 died and 47 were wounded.

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