Grover Budd Hartley Hall, USN

Born  28 Jan 1900

Ranks

1 Jul 1941 Cdr.
20 Jun 1942 T/Capt.

Decorations

20 Mar 1945 Navy Cross

Warship Commands listed for Grover Budd Hartley Hall, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Charger (CVE 30)T/Capt.Escort carrier15 Dec 19426 Nov 1943
USS Enterprise (CV 6)T/Capt.Aircraft carrier14 Dec 194425 Sep 1945

Career information

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Events related to this officer

Aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CV 6)


30 Dec 1944
USS Enterprise and USS Independence left Ulithi anchorage ordered to fight with Japanese night bombers in the Philippine area. Both carriers had aircraft equipped with radars (night versions of F6F Hellcat fighters and TBM torpedo bombers). (1)

16 Jan 1945
USS Enterprise conducted an air raid against Hong Kong. (1)

21 Jan 1945
Attack at Japanese forces at Taiwan. (1)

22 Jan 1945
Air raid at Okinawa Island. (1)

25 Jan 1945
USS Enterprise returned to Ulithi. (1)

18 Mar 1945
Enterprise was slightly damaged by Kamikaze aircraft. (1)

19 Mar 1945
Enterprise was slightly damaged by Kamikaze aircraft. (1)

11 Apr 1945
Another Kamikaze aircraft hit the Big "E". This time caused serious damage. Carrier had to retreat to Ulithi where she was repaired. (1)

12 May 1945
Enterprise send her aircraft against Japanese airfields at Kiusiu Island. (1)

13 May 1945
Another attack at Japanese airfields. (1)

14 May 1945
USS Enterprise was seriously damaged by Kamikaze aircraft. She was forced to return to base for repairs. It was the last day in USS Enterprise war duty. She had been repaired, but never again saw combat action. (1)

Sources

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