John Jackson Shaffer, 3rd, USN

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


2 Jun 1938 Lt.


Warship Commands listed for John Jackson Shaffer, USN

USS Champlin (DD 601)Lt.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 Funderal service onboard USS Champlin John Jackson Shaffer, III

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