Byron Lawrence Gurnette, USN

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Warship Commands listed for Byron Lawrence Gurnette, USN

USS Hilary P. Jones (DD 427)Lt.Destroyer2 Feb 194226 Mar 1942
USS Gleaves (DD 423)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer17 Mar 19432 Sep 1944 (1)
USS Hugh Purvis (DD 709)Cdr.Destroyer1 Mar 194528 Sep 1945

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Destroyer USS Gleaves (DD 423)

9 Oct 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Gleaves (Lt.Cdr. B.L. Gurnette, USN) picks up 64 survivors of the American destroyer USS Buck that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-616 about 50 nautical miles south of Capri in position 38°57'N, 14°28'E.

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