Warner Ryerson Edsall, USN

Born  4 May 1904Hamburg, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA
Died  26 Mar 1953(48)USS Missouri BB-63


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Ranks

30 Jun 1936 Lt.
1 Jul 1941 Lt.Cdr.
24 Nov 1943 Cmdr
20 Mar 1945 T/Capt.

Decorations

Warship Commands listed for Warner Ryerson Edsall, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS S-34 (139)Lt.SubmarineMay 1940Apr 1941
USS Melvin (DD 680)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer24 Nov 194310 Nov 1944

Career information

Birth Date: 4 May 1904 Hamburg,Sussex County, New Jersey, USA Date of Death: 26 March 1953 on board of USS Missouri BB-63 (fatal Heart attack) while in Command of this ship. Buried at Arlington National Cemetary. U.S. Naval Academy Annapolis, Class of 1927.

Commands: Executive Officer USS Pompano (SS-181) 1938 - 1 Jul 1939 Acting C.O. USS Pompano (SS-181) 31 Jan 1939 - 3 Apr 1939 C.O. USS S-34 (SS-139) 31 May 1940 - 1 Apr 1941 C.O. USS Melvin (DD-680) 24 Nov 1943 - 1 Nov 1944.

Duty with Cruiser Division Thirteen (CruDiv 13) 1945 USS Missouri (BB-63) 4 September 1952 - 26 March 1953.

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