John Edward Shinners, USN

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USS McKean (i) (APD 5)Destroyer1 Dec 19419 Nov 1942

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Destroyer USS McKean (i) (APD 5)

21 Mar 1942
USS McKean picks up 8 survivors from the American tanker Esso Nashville that was torpedoed and heavily damaged by German U-boat U-124 about 16 nautical miles north-east of the Frying Pan Lightship Buoy in position 33°35'N, 77°22'W.

10 May 1942
The British merchant Clan Skene is torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-333 about 300 nautical miles south-east of Cape Hatteras in position 31°43'N, 70°43'W. 73 survivors are later picked up by USS McKean.

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