William Renwick Smedberg, 3rd, USN
|Born ||28 Sep 1902|
|Died ||5 Oct 1994||(92)|
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|1 Jul 1940|| ||Lt.Cdr.|
|15 Aug 1942|| ||T/Cdr.|
|1 Aug 1943|| ||T/Capt.|
Warship Commands listed for William Renwick Smedberg, USN
|USS Lansdowne (DD 486)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||29 Apr 1942||Feb 1943|
|USS Hudson (DD 475)||T/Cdr.||Destroyer||13 Apr 1943||23 Dec 1943|
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13 Jul 1942 (position 9.46, -81.29)
The depth charge attack made by USS Lansdowne near Colon, Panama, in position 09°46'N, 81°29'W and earlier credited with sinking the German U-boat U-153, was in fact carried out against a non-sub target.
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