John Franklin Walsh, USN
|Born ||4 Feb 1905|
|Died ||9 Dec 1986||(81)|
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|1 Jul 1941|| ||Lt.Cdr.|
|15 Aug 1942|| ||T/Cdr.|
|1 Aug 1943|| ||T/Capt.|
Warship Commands listed for John Franklin Walsh, USN
|USS Lea (DD 118)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||21 Jul 1942||24 Dec 1942|
|USS Wadsworth (DD 516)||T/Cdr.||Destroyer||16 Mar 1943||22 Aug 1944|
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Destroyer USS Lea (DD 118)
3 Nov 1942
USS Lea picks up 8 survivors from the Canadian merchant Chr. J. Kampmann that was torpedoed and sunk northwest of Grenada in position 12°06'N, 62°42'W by German U-boat U-160.
1 Sep 1943 (position -15.38, 166.57)
USS Wadsworth (Cdr. J.F. Walker, USN) sank the Japanese submarine I-182 (offsite link) with depth charges off the southern coast of Espiritu Santo in position 15°38'S, 166°57'E.
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