Robert Walton Fleming, USN

Born  9 Jan 1894
Died  6 Jan 1945(50)


30 Jun 1937 Cdr.
1 Jan 1942 T/Capt.
30 Jun 1942 Capt.


Warship Commands listed for Robert Walton Fleming, USN

USS Hatfield (DD 231)Cdr.Destroyer25 Sep 193912 Oct 1940
USS New Mexico (BB 40)Capt.Battleship14 Sep 19446 Jan 1945 (+)

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Battleship USS New Mexico (BB 40)

6 Jan 1945
Hit by Kamikaze 30 killed amongst those who died was the Commanding officer Fleming and LT General Herbert Lumsden and the Times mag correspondent William Henry Chickering. Also 87 were wounded and the Executive officer Commander John Thompson Warren assumed command.

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