Forrest Close, USN

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Ranks

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Decorations

Warship Commands listed for Forrest Close, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS McLanahan (i) (DD 264)Destroyer18 Dec 19399 Oct 1940
USS Hambleton (DD 455)Cdr.Destroyer22 Nov 194129 Nov 1942

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Events related to this officer

Destroyer USS Hambleton (DD 455)


12 Mar 1942
USS Hambleton picks up 27 survivors from the American merchant Olga that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-126 in the Old Bahama Channel in position 21°32'N, 76°24'W.

19 Mar 1942
USS Hambleton picks up 6 survivors from the Honduran merchant Ceiba that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-124 east east of Cape Hatteras in position 35°43'N, 73°49'W two days earlier.


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