Karl Frederick Poehlmann, USN

Born  5 Dec 1904Erie, Pennsylvania, USA
Died  31 Dec 1985(81)

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


Warship Commands listed for Karl Frederick Poehlmann, USN

USS Broome (DD 210)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer9 Dec 194123 May 1942
USS Eberle (DD 430)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer30 May 194231 Mar 1943 (1)
USS Hale (ii) (DD 642)T/Cdr.Destroyer15 Jun 19432 Mar 1944

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Destroyer USS Broome (DD 210)

19 Apr 1942
USS Broome (Lt.Cdr. K.F. Poehlmann, USN) picks up 27 survivors from the American merchant Alcoa Guide that was torpedoed and sunk on the April 17th by German U-boat U-123 some 300 miles east of Cape Hatteras in position 35°34'N, 70°08'W.

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