Giles Ezra Short, USN

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Warship Commands listed for Giles Ezra Short, USN

USS Bogue (CVE 9)Capt.Escort carrier26 Sep 19429 Jul 1943 (1)
USS Ticonderoga (CV 14)Capt.Aircraft Carrier28 Jan 19457 Feb 1945
USS Intrepid (CV 11)Capt.Aircraft Carrier15 Feb 194531 Jan 1946

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Escort carrier USS Bogue (CVE 9)

22 May 1943 (position 50.40, -35.21)
German U-boat U-569 was scuttled by her own crew in the North Atlantic, in position 50°40'N, 35°21'W, after being badly damaged by depth charges from 2 Avenger aircraft of the US escort carrier USS Bogue.

5 Jun 1943 (position 30.18, -42.50)
German U-boat U-217 was sunk in the mid-Atlantic in position 30°18'N, 42°50'W by depth charges from an Avenger aircraft (VC-9 USN/T-11), assisted by a Wildcat aircraft (VC-9 USN/F-13), of the US escort carrier USS Bogue.

12 Jun 1943 (position 30.49, -33.49)
German U-boat U-118 was sunk in the mid-Atlantic west of the Canary Islands, in position 30°49'N, 33°49'W by depth charges from eight Avenger aircraft of the US escort carrier USS Bogue.

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