John Jackson Shaffer, 3rd, USN
|Born ||12 Jun 1909||Houma, Louisiana, USA|
|Died ||8 Apr 1944||(34)||USS Champlin|
Warship Commands listed for John Jackson Shaffer, USN
|USS Champlin (DD 601)||Lt.||Destroyer||28 Jan 1944||7 Apr 1944|
Commander Shaffer was killed, and 3 men wounded, when a 20mm projectile exploded as a result of improperly out firing cam cut-out which did not allow for the open lid of the ready box.
uboatarchive.net. Funderal service onboard USS Champlin
findagrave.com. John Jackson Shaffer, III
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