Rollo Neil Norgaard, USN

Born  21 Sep 1904Dell Rapids, Minnehaha County, South Dakota, USA
Died  3 Sep 1994(89)Orange County, Florida, USA

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1 Sep 1936 Lt.
1 Jan 1942 T/Lt.Cdr.
28 Mar 1942 Lt.Cdr.
25 Mar 1945 T/Capt.


6 Apr 1945 Navy Cross (1)

Warship Commands listed for Rollo Neil Norgaard, USN

USS Weber (DE 675)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer Escort30 Jun 194328 Aug 1943
USS Hyman (DD 732)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer16 Jun 194422 May 1945

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Destroyer USS Hyman (DD 732)

12 Oct 1944
USS Hyman arrived at Pearl Harbor.

26 Jan 1945
USS Hyman departed from Pearl Harbor bound for Saipan (through Eniwetok). In mid-February she participated in the Iwo Jima landings.

2 Mar 1945
USS Hyman departed from the Iwo Jima area bound for Leyte, Philippines.

26 Mar 1945
USS Hyman departed from Leyte, Philippines to participate in the Okinawa landings.

6 Apr 1945
While operating of Okinawa USS Hyman (Cmdr Rollo Niel Norgaard) is damaged by a Japanese kamikaze aircraft in position 26°45'N, 27°42'E. 10 men were killed and over 40 men were wounded.

7 Apr 1945
The damaged USS Hyman receives emergency repairs at Kerama Retto.

18 Apr 1945
USS Hyman arrived at Saipan.

16 May 1945
USS Hyman arrived at the Mare Island Navy Yard for full repairs and overhaul.

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