John Lockwood Pratt, USN

Born  6 May 1899


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Ranks

23 Jun 1938 Lt.Cdr.
15 May 1943 T/Capt.

Decorations

Warship Commands listed for John Lockwood Pratt, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Childs (AVD 1)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer16 May 194010 Apr 1942 (1)
USS Bismark Sea (CVE 95)T/Capt.Escort carrier20 May 194421 Feb 1945

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Events related to this officer

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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