William Renwick Smedberg, 3rd, USN

Born  28 Sep 1902Fort Grant, Arizona, USA
Died  5 Oct 1994(92)Falls Church, Virginia, USA

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30 Jun 1936 Lt.
1 Jul 1940 Lt.Cdr.
15 Aug 1942 T/Cdr.
1 Aug 1943 T/Capt.


Warship Commands listed for William Renwick Smedberg, USN

USS Lansdowne (DD 486)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer29 Apr 1942Feb 1943
USS Hudson (DD 475)T/Cdr.Destroyer13 Apr 194323 Dec 1943

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Destroyer USS Lansdowne (DD 486)

13 Jul 1942 (position 9.46, -81.29)
The depth charge attack made by USS Lansdowne near Colon, Panama, in position 09°46'N, 81°29'W and earlier credited with sinking the German U-boat U-153, was in fact carried out against a non-sub target.

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