William Woodward Outerbridge, USN

Born  14 Apr 1906Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong
Died  20 Sep 1986(80)Tifton, Tift County, Georgia, USA


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Ranks

1 Jan 1942 Lt.Cdr.
  Cmdr
20 Mar 1945 T/Capt.

Decorations

7 Dec 1941 Navy Cross (1)

Warship Commands listed for William Woodward Outerbridge, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Ward (DD 139)Destroyer5 Dec 19411 Jul 1942
USS O'Brien (ii) (DD 725)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer29 May 194426 Apr 1945

Career information

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Events related to this officer

Destroyer USS O'Brien (ii) (DD 725)


25 Jun 1944
USS O'Brien (Cdr. William Woodward Outerbridge) is damaged by gunfire from a German shore battery of Cherbourgh, France.

18 Sep 1944
USS O'Brien (Cdr. W.W. Outerbridge) departed from San Diego, California bound for Pearl Harbor.

24 Oct 1944
USS O'Brien (Cdr. W.W. Outerbridge) departed from Pearl Harbor bound for Ulithi.

7 Dec 1944
USS O'Brien (Cdr. W.W. Outerbridge) scuttled the heavily damaged US high speed transport USS Ward in Ormoc Bay, Philippines.

6 Jan 1945 (position 16.23, 120.14)
During the operations in Lingayen Gulf, USS O'Brien (Cdr. William Woodward Outerbridge) is lightly damaged by a Japanese kamikaze aircraft in position 16°23'N, 120°14'E.

18 Jan 1945
USS O'Brien (Cdr. W.W. Outerbridge) arrived at Manus Island to has the damage done in the January 6th attack repaired.

10 Feb 1945
USS O'Brien (Cdr. W.W. Outerbridge) departed from Ulithi with TF 58.

27 Mar 1945 (position 26.16, 127.26)
While operating of Okinawa, USS O'Brien (Cdr. William Woddward Outerbridge) in heavily damaged by a Japanese kamikaze aircraft in position 26°16'N, 127°26'E. 53 Of the crew were killed and 73 wounded and amongst them the Commanding officer Outerbridge.

25 Apr 1945
USS O'Brien (Cdr. W.W. Outerbridge) arrived at the Mare Island Navy Yard for repairs.


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