Robert Selden Purvis, Jr., USN
|Born||17 Jun 1903||?, Kentucky, USA|
|Died||6 Apr 1970||(66)|
Warship Commands listed for Robert Selden Purvis, USN
|USS George E. Badger (AVD 3)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||19 Apr 1941||9 Jul 1942 (1)|
|USS Absecon (AVP 23)||T/Cdr.||Seaplane tender||28 Jan 1943||26 Jul 1943 (2)|
|USS Core (CVE 13)||T/Capt.||Escort carrier||12 Oct 1944||4 Sep 1945 (3)|
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Seaplane tender USS Absecon (AVP 23)
13 Mar 1943
USS Absecon picks up 7 survivors from the Honduran merchant Olancho that was torpedoed and sunk on 11 March about 30 nautical miles west of Cape San Antonio, Cuba in position 22°08'N, 85°14'W by German U-boat U-183.
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