John Lockwood Pratt, USN
|Born||6 May 1899|
|Died||12 Oct 1993||(94)|
Warship Commands listed for John Lockwood Pratt, USN
|USS Childs (AVD 1)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||16 May 1940||10 Apr 1942 (1)|
|USS Bismark Sea (CVE 95)||T/Capt.||Escort carrier||20 May 1944||21 Feb 1945|
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Escort carrier USS Bismark Sea (CVE 95)
21 Feb 1945
The Bismarck Sea was attacked by 3 Japanese kamikazes, two of which were shot down. The other plane crashed onto her deck, exploding her ammunition storage, causing uncontrollable fires, despite the efforts of her crew. The carrier took 90 minutes to sink with 318 men lost. (2)
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