Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

John Archibald Earle

USN (8391642). American

Born  3 Dec 1924

Roster information listed for John Archibald Earle

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
USS Barr (DE 576)Destroyer escortFire Controlman Third Class29 May 1944U-549 (1)

Personal information

John Archibald Earle served in the US Navy from 13 February 1943 to his honorable discharge on 6 March 1946. He was a fire control man aboard USS Barr and survived when she was torpedoed. After the war he attended several of the Block Island reunions, including one where the commander of U-549 attended.


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