John Jackson Shaffer, III, USN

Born  12 Jun 1909Louisiana, USA
Died  8 Apr 1944(34)

Ranks

 Cdr.

Decorations

Warship Commands listed for John Jackson Shaffer, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Champlin (DD 601)Destroyer28 Jan 19447 Apr 1944

Career information

Commander Shaffer was killed, and 3 men wounded, when a 20mm projectile exploded as a result of improperly out firing cam cut-out which did not allow for the open lid of the ready box.

Additional sources
uboatarchive.net. Funderal service onboard USS Champlin
findagrave.com. John Jackson Shaffer, III

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