Ernest William Longton, USN

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Ranks

2 Jun 1943 Lcmdr

Decorations

Warship Commands listed for Ernest William Longton, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Ellyson (DD 454)Destroyer2 Jun 194312 Aug 1944

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Events related to this officer

Destroyer USS Ellyson (DD 454)


17 May 1944 (position 36.46, 0.52)
German U-boat U-616 was sunk on 17 May 1944 in the Mediterranean Sea north-west of Ténès, Algeria, in position 36°46'N, 00°52'E, by depth charges from the US destroyers USS Nields, USS Gleaves, USS Ellyson, USS Macomb, USS Hambleton, USS Rodman, USS Emmons and USS Hilary P. Jones and by depth charges from a British Wellington aircraft (36 Sqn RAF/K) on 15 May.


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