Robert Edgar Braddy, Jr., USN

Born  17 Nov 1903Bristol, Florida
Died  14 Aug 1965(61)


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Ranks

  Lcmdr
  Cmdr
  Captain
  Rear Admiral (1)

Decorations

8 Nov 1943 Navy Cross (2)

Warship Commands listed for Robert Edgar Braddy, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Bernadou (DD 153)DestroyerOct 1941Dec 1942 (3)
USS Stockton (ii) (DD 646)Destroyer11 Jan 19435 Jan 1944
USS Mansfield (DD 728)Destroyer1 Apr 19442 Feb 1945

Career information

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Events related to this officer

Destroyer USS Bernadou (DD 153)


5 Feb 1942
USS Bernadou picks up 10 survivors from the Belgian merchant Gandia that was torpedoed and sunk on 22 January 1942 by German U-boat U-135 about 420 nautical miles east of Cape Race in position 45°00'N, 41°00'W.

1 Jun 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Bernadou (Lt.Cdr. R.E. Braddy, Jr., USN) picks up four survivors from the British merchant Fred W. Green that was shelled and sunk by German U-boat U-506 on 31 May about 200 miles southeast of Bermuda in position 30°20'N, 62°00'W.

27 Aug 1942
USS Bernadou picks up survivors from the American passenger ship Chatham that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-517 in the Belle Isle Strait in position 51°53'N, 55°48'W.


Destroyer USS Mansfield (DD 728)


10 Sep 1944
USS Mansfield arrived at San Diego, California.

17 Sep 1944
USS Mansfield departed from San Diego bound for Pearl Harbor.

10 Dec 1944
USS Mansfield departed from Ulithi with TF 38.

23 Dec 1944
USS Mansfield returns to Ulithi.

30 Dec 1944
USS Mansfield departed from Ulithi again with TF 38.

26 Jan 1945
USS Mansfield returns to Ulithi.


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