Francis Thomas Williamson, USN

Born  28 Apr 1907Tiverton, Newport County, Rhode Island, USA
Died  25 Feb 1988(80)Solano County, California, USA


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Ranks

1 Jul 1939 Lt.
  Lcmdr
1 Nov 1942 T/Cdr.
  Capt.
  Rear Admiral

Decorations

6 Aug 1943 Navy Cross (1)

Warship Commands listed for Francis Thomas Williamson, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Craven (DD 382)T/Cdr.Destroyer19 Dec 194216 Nov 1943
USS Morris (DD 417)T/Cdr.Destroyer26 Oct 194315 Jan 1944
USS Lyman K. Swenson (DD 729)T/Cdr.Destroyer2 May 194431 May 1945

Career information

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Events related to this officer

Destroyer USS Lyman K. Swenson (DD 729)


31 Jul 1944
USS Lyman K. Swenson departed from Boston bound for the Pacific.

8 Aug 1944
USS Lyman K. Swenson transits the Panama Canal.

30 Aug 1944
USS Lyman K. Swenson arrived at Pearl Harbor.

28 Sep 1944
USS Lyman K. Swenson departed from Pearl Harbor.

13 Oct 1944
USS Lyman K. Swenson arrived at Ulithi.

21 Oct 1944
USS Lyman K. Swenson departed from Ulithi to support the operations of Leyte.

2 Nov 1944
USS Lyman K. Swenson returns to Ulithi.

5 Nov 1944
USS Lyman K. Swenson departed from Ulithi with TG 38.1 for operations against Luzon.

24 Nov 1944
USS Lyman K. Swenson returns to Ulithi.

7 Dec 1944
USS Lyman K. Swenson departed from Ulithi with TG 38.2 for operations against Luzon.

24 Dec 1944
USS Lyman K. Swenson returns to Ulithi.

30 Dec 1944
USS Lyman K. Swenson departed from Ulithi with TG 38.1 for operations against Luzon and Formosa and a raid into the South China Sea.

26 Jan 1945
USS Lyman K. Swenson returns to Ulithi.

10 Feb 1945
USS Lyman K. Swenson departed from Ulithi with TG 58.1.

4 Mar 1945
USS Lyman K. Swenson returns to Ulithi.

14 Mar 1945
USS Lyman K. Swenson departed from Ulithi to support the Okinawa landings, once again she sailed with TG 58.1.

30 Apr 1945
USS Lyman K. Swenson returns to Ulithi.

9 May 1945
USS Lyman K. Swenson departed from Ulithi with TG 58.1.


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