Lee, Willis Augustus, Jr., VADM

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Last Rank
Vice Admiral
Last Primary NEC
111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1945-1945, 111X, USS South Dakota (BB-57)
Service Years
1908 - 1945
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Order of the Square Rigger
Panama Canal
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This Military Service Page was created/owned by Bersley H. Thomas, Jr. (Tom), SMCS to remember Lee, Willis Augustus, Jr., VADM.

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Date of Passing
Aug 25, 1945
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                                 U.S.S. Willis A. Lee (DL-4)


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  1931-1933, 111X, USS Pennsylvania (BB-38)


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 USS Pennsylvania (BB-38) Details

USS Pennsylvania (BB-38)
Pennsylvania Class Battleship: Displacement 31,400 Tons, Dimensions, 608' 6" (oa) x 97' 1" x 29' 10" (Max).Armament 12 x 14"/45 14 x 5"/51, 4 x 3"/50 2 x 21" tt. Armor, 13 1/2" Belt, 18" Turrets, 3" +2" Decks, 16" Conning Tower. Machinery, 31,500 SHP; Geared Turbines, 4 screws. Speed, 21 Knots, Crew 915. Operational and Building Data: Laid down by Newport News, Shipbuilding, Newport News, VA., October 27, 1913. Launched 16 March 1915. Commissioned June 12, 1916. Decommissioned August 29, 1946. Stricken February 19, 1948. Fate: Target During Atomic Bomb Tests, Bikini Atoll, Marshall Islands. Scuttled off Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands, February 10, 1948.

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15 Members Also There at Same Time
USS Pennsylvania (BB-38)

Ingram, Jonas Howard, ADM, (1907-1947) OFF 111X Commander
Layton, Edwin Thomas, RADM, (1924-1959) OFF 183X Lieutenant
Strean, Barnard Max, VADM, (1929-1971) OFF 000X Ensign
Reed, John Ward, CAPT, (1932-1962) SN S1c-0000 Seaman 1st Class
Howard PA, Elbert M.,Cmsth, MDV, SCPO, (1929-1949) SF SF-0000 Turret Captain Chief
Schneider, Earle Caffrey, LCDR, (1929-1943) OFF Ensign
Kelley III, Frank Harrison, RADM, (1910-1946) Commander
Burch, William, RDML, (1927-1962) Lieutenant
Hogan, Thomas Wesley, CAPT, (1931-1961) Lieutenant Junior Grade
Van METRE, Thaddeus, RADM, (1930-1959) Lieutenant Junior Grade
Craighill, Richard Starr, RADM, (1932-1967) Ensign
Fiala, Reid, RADM, (1931-1959) Ensign
Harmon, Robert, CWO2, (1925-1945) Petty Officer Second Class
McCarter, Pete, CPO, (1930-1945) SC Petty Officer Third Class
Fox, Eugene, CWO3, (1932-1958) F2c Fireman 2nd Class

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