Russell Champion Williams, USN
|Born||6 Feb 1909|
|Died||24 Sep 1987||(78)|
Warship Commands listed for Russell Champion Williams, USN
|USS Trippe (DD 403)||T/Cdr.||Destroyer||12 Nov 1942||2 Sep 1944 (1)|
|USS Harry F. Bauer (DM 26)||T/Cdr.||Destroyer||22 Sep 1944||21 Dec 1945|
|USS Southerland (DD 743)||T/Cdr.||Destroyer||22 Dec 1944||18 Oct 1945|
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Destroyer USS Trippe (DD 403)
16 Dec 1943 (position 36.07, -0.50)
German U-boat U-73 was sunk in the Mediterranean near Oran, in position 36°07'N, 00°50'W, by depth charges and gunfire from the US destroyers USS Woolsey and USS Trippe.
Destroyer USS Harry F. Bauer (DM 26)
28 Nov 1944
USS Harry F. Bauer departed from Norfolk bound for the Pacific.
12 Dec 1944
USS Harry F. Bauer arrived at San Diego.
27 Jan 1945
USS Harry F. Bauer departed from Pearl Harbor bound for the Iwo Jima area.
8 Mar 1945
USS Harry F. Bauer arrived at Ulithi.
25 Mar 1945
USS Harry F. Bauer arrived in the Okinawa area.
6 Jun 1945 (position 26.14, 128.01)
USS Harry F. Bauer is damaged by a Japanese kamikaze aircraft of Okinawa in position 26°14'N, 128°01'E. USS Harry F. Bauer proceeded to Kerama Retto. Full repairs were made at Leyte, Philippines.
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