Baron Joseph Mullaney, USN

Born  13 Aug 1905New Jersey, USA
Died  16 Jan 1959(53)San Rafael, Marin County, California, USA


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Ranks

 Cdr.
30 Mar 1945 T/Capt.

Decorations

11 May 1945 Navy Cross (1)

Warship Commands listed for Baron Joseph Mullaney, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Mullany (DD 528)Cdr.Destroyer23 Apr 194319 Sep 1944
USS Hugh W. Hadley (DD 774)Cdr.Destroyer13 Jan 194519 Jun 1945

Career information

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Events related to this officer

Destroyer USS Hugh W. Hadley (DD 774)


21 Feb 1945
USS Hugh W. Hadley (Cdr. Baron Joseph Mullaney) departed from San Diego bound for Pearl Harbor.

27 Feb 1945
USS Hugh W. Hadley (Cdr. B.J. Mullaney) arrived at Pearl Harbor.

7 Mar 1945
USS Hugh W. Hadley (Cdr. B.J. Mullaney) departed from Pearl Harbor bound for Ulithi.

19 Mar 1945
USS Hugh W. Hadley (Cdr. B.J. Mullaney) arrived at Ulithi.

25 Mar 1945
USS Hugh W. Hadley (Cdr. B.J. Mullaney) departed from Ulithi as escort for a large convoy of landing ships that were to support the Okinawa landings.

4 Apr 1945
USS Hugh W. Hadley (Cdr. B.J. Mullaney) departed from the Okinawa area with a convoy bound for Saipan.

14 Apr 1945
USS Hugh W. Hadley (Cdr. B.J. Mullaney) arrived at Saipan.

20 Apr 1945
USS Hugh W. Hadley (Cdr. B.J. Mullaney) departed from Saipan to return to the Okinawa area.

27 Apr 1945
USS Hugh W. Hadley (Cdr. B.J. Mullaney) arrived back in the Okinawa area.

11 May 1945 (position 26.59, 127.32)
While on radar picked duty of Okinawa USS Hugh W. Hadley (Cdr. Baron Joseph Mullaney) is heavily damaged by Japanese kamikaze aircraft in position 26°59'N, 127°32'E. The damaged destroyer was towed to the Le Shima anchorage. The Commanding officer was wounded.

14 May 1945
The heavily damaged USS Hugh W. Hadley (Cdr. B.J. Mullaney) is towed to Kerama Retto to be put into a floating dry dock for emergency repairs.


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