Douglas Pitt Payne, USNR

Born  6 Oct 1918Ketkchikan, Alaska, USA
Died  5 Mar 2001(82)Seattle, Washington, USA

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25 May 1940 Ens.
15 Jun 1942 Lt.(jg)
1 Mar 1943 Lt.
3 Oct 1945 Lt.Cdr.


Warship Commands listed for Douglas Pitt Payne, USNR

USS Hopkins (DMS 13)Lt.Destroyer26 May 194413 Sep 1945

Career information

Served during the entire Second World War on the USS Hopkins. Was at Johnston Atoll on December 7, 1941 and at Tokyo Bay on September 2, 1945. Awarded a Silver Star of his actions in Lingayen Gulf on January 7, 1945 for the rescue of 94 survivors of the sunken USS Palmer (DMS 5). Awarded a Bronze Star for actions at Okinawa from March 25, 1945 to August 14, 1945.

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