Floyd Bertram Thomas Myhre, USN

Born  21 Apr 1907St. Paul, Minnesota, USA
Died  28 Dec 1980(73)

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1 Jul 1939 Lt.
15 Jun 1942 T/Lt.Cdr
1 Nov 1942 T/Cdr.


Warship Commands listed for Floyd Bertram Thomas Myhre, USN

USS Buchanan (ii) (DD 484)T/Cdr.Destroyer5 Jan 19435 Feb 1944
USS Alfred A. Cunningham (DD 752)T/Cdr.Destroyer23 Nov 194427 Jan 1946

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Destroyer USS Buchanan (ii) (DD 484)

22 Jan 1944 (position -11.47, 164.17)
The US Oiler USS Cache is torpedoed and damaged by the Japanese submarine RO-37 (offsite link) about 155 nautical miles south-east of San Cristobal, Solomons in position 12°08'S, 164°23'E.

The Cache sent out an SOS that reached the nearby US destroyer USS Buchanan (Cdr. F.B.T. Myhre, USN). While racing towards the scene at full speed the Buchanan picks up a radar echo that turned out to be RO-37. The Japanese submarine was eventually sunk by Buchanan after more than two hours about 130 nautical miles east-south-east of San Cristobal in position 11°47'S, 164°17'E.

Destroyer USS Alfred A. Cunningham (DD 752)

17 Jan 1945
With her initial training at Bermuda completed USS Alfred A. Cunningham arrived at New York. The next three months she serves as a training ship for prospective destroyer crews.

7 May 1945
USS Alfred A. Cunningham departed from Norfolk bound for the Pacific.

18 May 1945
USS Alfred A. Cunningham transits the Panama Canal.

31 May 1945
USS Alfred A. Cunningham arrived at Pearl Harbor.

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