William Roy Barnes, USN

Born  26 Mar 1913Quincy, Adams County, Illinois, USA
Died  20 May 1996(83)McMinnville, Yamhill County, Oregon, USA

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15 Jun 1931 Mid.
6 Jun 1935 Ens.
6 Jun 1938 Lt.(jg)
1 Jan 1942 Lt.
1 May 1943 T/Lt.Cdr.
1 Mar 1944 T/Cdr.
1 May 1954 Capt.

Retired: 1 Jul 1965


Warship Commands listed for William Roy Barnes, USN

USS Ludlow (DD 438)T/Lt.Cdr.Destroyer25 Feb 194428 Feb 1945 (1)

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Destroyer USS Ludlow (DD 438)

19 May 1944 (position 37.20, 1.35)
German U-boat U-960 was sunk in the Mediterranean north-west of Algiers, in position 37°20'N, 01°35'E, by the US destroyers USS Niblack, USS Ludlow and Wellingtons (Sqdn 36) and Venturas (Sqdn 500).

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