Ramsey, Carl Raymond, GM2c

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Last Rank
Gunner's Mate 2nd Class
Last Primary NEC
GM-0000-Gunner's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Gunner's Mate
Primary Unit
1941-1942, GM-0000, USS S-26 (SS-131)
Service Years
1935 - 1942
GM-Gunner's Mate
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Fort Worth
Last Address
Phoenix, AZ

Casualty Date
Jan 24, 1942
Non Hostile- Body Not Recovered
Other Accident
Pacific Ocean
World War II
Location of Interment
East Coast Memorial (Tablets of the missing) - Manhattan, New York
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Following duty at New London and hydrogen tests at Washington, DC, USS S-26 (SS-131) sailed from New London on 10 December 1941, and arrived at Coco Solo, Panama on 19 December. Accidentally rammed by the submarine chaser Sturdy at night in the Gulf of Panama, S-26 sank on 24 January 1942 with the loss of 46 men. Three men (the captain, executive officer, and a lookout) survived. Though divers were sent down to the wreck over the following days, her hull was not salvaged. GM2 Ramsey was among the missing and was later declared dead.

Service number: 3559148

The information contained in this profile was compiled from various internet sources.
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US NavyNAVSTA Pearl Harbor, HINAVSUBASE New London/GrotonUSS S-26 (SS-131)
  1935-1938, S1c-0000, USS Dorsey (DD-117)
  1938-1939, S1c-0000, USS Monocacy
  1939-1939, S1c-0000, USS Augusta (CA-31)
  1939-1940, S1c-0000, USS Rigel (AD-13)
  1940-1941, S1c-0000, NAVSTA Pearl Harbor, HI
  1940-1941, GM-0000, NAVSUBASE New London/Groton
  1941-1942, GM-0000, USS S-26 (SS-131)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1942 World War II
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  WWII draft card
  May 01, 1941, Promoted to GM2
  Jun 17, 2018, General Photos
 Military Association Memberships
The National Gold Star Family RegistryWorld War II FallenUnited States Navy Memorial WWII Memorial National Registry
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2018, World War II Fallen
  2018, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2018, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2018, WWII Memorial National Registry
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