Laurence Allen Abercrombie, USN

Born  11 Oct 1897Lawrence, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Died  3 May 1973(75)Bethesda, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA


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Ranks

5 Jun 1920 Ensign
5 Jun 1923 Lt.(j.g.)
2 Jun 1927 Lt.
1 Aug 1936 Lt.Cdr.
1 Jan 1942 Cdr.
21 Jun 1942 T/Capt.
1 Jul 1951 Rear Admiral (Retd.)

Retired: 30 Jun 1951


Decorations

24 Dec 1941 Navy Cross
22 Oct 1942 Navy Cross (1)
17 Feb 1943 Navy Cross (1)

Warship Commands listed for Laurence Allen Abercrombie, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Drayton (DD 366)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer21 Mar 194127 Jul 1942 (2)
USS Chester (CA 27)T/Capt.Heavy cruiser7 Aug 1945early 1946

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