USS Aaron Ward (ii) (DD 483)
Destroyer of the Bristol class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Federal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Newark, New Jersey, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||9 Sep 1940|
|Laid down||11 Feb 1941|
|Launched||22 Nov 1941|
|Commissioned||4 Mar 1942|
|Lost||7 Apr 1943|
|Loss position||9° 10'S, 160° 12'E|
The American destroyer USS Aaron Ward (ii) (DD 483) lost on 7 Apr 1943 in position 9° 10'S, 160° 12'E.
USS Aaron Ward (Lt.Cdr. Frederick Julian Becton, USN) was sunk after being bombed by Japanese aircraft off Tagoma Point at Guadalcanal in position 09º10'S, 160º12'E. 27 of her crew were lost with the ship.
Commands listed for USS Aaron Ward (ii) (DD 483)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Orville Francis Gregor, USN||2 Mar 1942||18 Feb 1943|
|2||T/Cdr. Frederick Julian Becton, USN||18 Feb 1943||7 Apr 1943|
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