Thomas Macy Shock, USN
|Born||16 May 1892|
Warship Commands listed for Thomas Macy Shock, USN
|USS Chester (CA 27)||Capt.||Heavy cruiser||21 Mar 1941||15 Dec 1942|
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Heavy cruiser USS Chester (CA 27)
20 Oct 1942 (position -13.31, 163.17)
USS Chester is hit by a torpedo from the Japanese submarine I-176 (offsite link) about 120 nautical miles south-east of San Cristobal, Solomons Island in position 13°31'S, 163°17'E.
USS Chester is hit on the starboard side in her No. 1 engine room. She goes dead in the water but after two hours she is able to slowly steam towards Espirtu Santo where she arrived on 23 October for emergency repairs.
On 29 October she left for Sydney, Australia for further repairs.
On 24 December 1942 Chester departed Sydney for the Norfolk Navy Yard for a complete overhaul. (1)
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