William Henry Shea, Jr., USN

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

Midshipman William Henry Shea Jr.


4 Jun 1936 Ens.
4 Jun 1939 Lt.(jg)
1 Jan 1942 T/Lt.
30 Jun 1942 Lt.
1 May 1943 T/Lt.Cdr.
15 Mar 1944 T/Cdr.


Warship Commands listed for William Henry Shea, USN

USS Trever (DMS 16)Lt.Destroyer24 Apr 194326 Jan 1944
USS Bagley (ii) (DD 386)T/Cdr.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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