James Ellsworth Kyes, USN

Born  16 Apr 1906Everett, Washington, USA
Died  24 Dec 1943(37)USS Leary

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1 Dec 1937 Lt.
15 Jun 1942 T/Lt.Cdr.


23 Dec 1943 Navy Cross (1)

Warship Commands listed for James Ellsworth Kyes, USN

USS Leary (i) (DD 158)T/Lt.Cdr.Destroyer11 Aug 194224 Dec 1943 (+)

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Destroyer USS Leary (i) (DD 158)

24 Dec 1943
On 24 Dec 1943 she was part of the escort for USS Card, when she was hit by 3 torpedoes, fired by U-275. 97 of her crew of 149 were lost. (2)

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U-Boat Attack Logs

Daniel Morgan and Bruce Taylor

(£ 38.25)

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