John Blair Gragg, USN

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Ranks

 Cdr

Decorations

Warship Commands listed for John Blair Gragg, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Roper (DD 147)Destroyer15 Apr 19421 Oct 1943
USS O'Brien (ii) (DD 725)Destroyer26 Apr 194519 Oct 1945

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Events related to this officer

Destroyer USS Roper (DD 147)


23 Apr 1942
USS Roper picks up 30 survivors from the Panamanian merchant Desert Light that was torpedoed and sunk on 16 April 1942 east of Cape Hattaras in position 35°35'N, 72°48'W by German U-boat U-572.

29 Apr 1942 (position 37.47, -71.28)
USS Roper picks up 14 survivors from the British merchant Empire Drum that was torpedoed and sunk on 24 April 1942 southeast of New York by German U-boat U-136. 13 more survivors from the same ship were picked up on 1 May.


Destroyer USS O'Brien (ii) (DD 725)


3 Jul 1945
With her repairs completed USS O'Brien (Cdr. John Blair Gragg) departed from the Mare Island Navy Yard.


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