William Henry Shea, Jr., USN

Born  2 Apr 1913Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Died  19 Apr 1999(86)Honolulu, Hawaii, USA


Midshipman William Henry Shea Jr.

Ranks

  Lcmdr

Decorations

Warship Commands listed for William Henry Shea, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Trever (DMS 16)Destroyer24 Apr 194326 Jan 1944
USS Bagley (ii) (DD 386)Destroyer6 Apr 19445 Jun 1945 (1)

Career information

William Henry Shea, Jr was born on 2 April, 1913, in Milwaukee Wisconsin. He was the son of Rear Admiral William Henry Shea, USCG.

William Henry Shea, Jr. received the Silver Star for actions against the Japanese forces in the Solomon Islands Area in June and July, 1943, while a Lieutenant in command of the high speed mine sweeper, USS TREVER (DD-339). He retired from the Navy as a Captain. William Henry Shea, Jr. died in Honolulu, Hawaii on 19 April, 1999.

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