Julian Knox Morrison, Jr., USN

Born  28 Apr 1904Mississippi
Died  11 Feb 1940(35)USS Sealion


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Ranks

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Decorations

Dec 1939 Navy Cross

Warship Commands listed for Julian Knox Morrison, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Sealion (i) (195)Lt.Submarine27 Nov 193911 Feb 1940 (+)

Career information

Lt. Morrison was awarded the Navy Cross for his work as a Assistant Diving Officer during the rescue of the crew of accidentally sunken USS Squalus (SS-192) on 23 May 1939. Morrison was operating from the rescue ships USS Falcon (ASR-2).

Lt. Julian Knox Morrison died accidentally when cleaning a target weapon aboard the USS Sealion. he is buried at Arlington National Cemetery, in Section 8 Site 5438.

Sources

National Cemetery Administration
Newport Mercuary dated Dec 29th 1939

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