Amussen, John Russell, LTJG

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Last Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1943-1945, 131X, VB-14
Service Years
1942 - 1945
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Lieutenant Junior Grade

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Home Town
Chevy Chase, MD
Last Address
Chevy Chase, MD

Date of Passing
May 19, 1945
Location of Interment
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  1943-1945, 131X, USS Wasp (CV-18)

Lieutenant Junior Grade

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March / 1945

USS Wasp (CV-18) Unit Page

Lieutenant Junior Grade

131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot

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 USS Wasp (CV-18) Details

USS Wasp (CV-18)
Career (United States)
Builder: Fore River Shipyard
Laid down: 18 March 1942
Launched: 17 August 1943
Commissioned: 24 November 1943
28 September 1951
Decommissioned: 17 February 1947
1 July 1972
Reclassified: CV to CVA 1 October 1952
CVA to CVS 1 November 1956
see SCB-27 and SCB-125 for conversion information
Struck: 1 July 1972
Fate: Scrapped in 1973
General characteristics
Class and type: Essex-class aircraft carrier
Displacement: As built:
27,100 tons standard
36,380 tons full load
Length: As built:
820 feet (250 m) waterline
872 feet (266 m) overall
Beam: As built:
93 feet (28 m) waterline
147 feet 6 inches (45 m) overall
Draft: As built:
28 feet 5 inches (8.66 m) light
34 feet 2 inches (10.41 m) full load
Propulsion: As designed:
8 × boilers 565 psi (3,900 kPa) 850 °F (450 °C)
4 × Westinghouse geared steam turbines
4 × shafts
150,000 shp (110 MW)
Speed: 33 knots (61 km/h)
Range: 20,000 nautical miles (37,000 km) at 15 knots (28 km/h)
Complement: As built:
2,600 officers and enlisted
Armament: As built:
4 × twin 5 inch (127 mm) 38 caliber guns
4 × single 5 inch (127 mm) 38 caliber guns
8 × quadruple 40 mm 56 caliber guns
46 × single 20 mm 78 caliber guns
Armor: As built:
2.5 to 4 inch (60 to 100 mm) belt
1.5 inch (40 mm) hangar and protectice decks
4 inch (100 mm) bulkheads
1.5 inch (40 mm) STS top and sides of pilot house
2.5 inch (60 mm) top of steering gear
Aircraft carried: As built:
90–100 aircraft
1 × deck-edge elevator
2 × centerline elevators

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Aircraft Carrier

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19 Members Also There at Same Time
USS Wasp (CV-18)

Biros, Edmund William, LCDR, (1937-1944) OFF 131X Lieutenant Commander
Punnell, William Querine, LT, (1940-1944) OFF 131X Lieutenant
Hillock, Donald, LTJG, (1943-1946) OFF 131X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Taylor, Ray, CDR, (1942-1969) OFF 131X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Nisi, Alberto C., ENS OFF 131X Ensign
Sprague, Clifton A.F., VADM, (1917-1951) OFF 132X Captain
Roosevelt, John Aspinwall, LCDR, (1941-1946) OFF 110X Lieutenant Commander
Martin, Thomas, CPO, (1942-1945) PhM PhM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Eckman, Robert P, PO2, (1942-1944) ARM ARM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Bushko, George, S1c, (1943-1946) FC FC-0000 Seaman 1st Class
Coleman, Charles, S2c, (1943-1946) ARM ARM-0000 Seaman Second Class
Cabrials, Sylvan Anthony, ENS, (1944-1945) OFF Ensign
Clifton, Joseph, RADM, (1926-1963) Captain
Rockwell, George Lincoln, CDR, (1940-1960) Lieutenant
Williams, Adam, LTJG, (1941-1945) Lieutenant Junior Grade
Wolfard, Sr., Robert, LTJG, (1942-1949) Lieutenant Junior Grade
Tant, Robert, MCPO, (1942-1971) Seaman
Bingham, William, CDR, (1943-1964) Lieutenant
Hoarty, Leo, PO2, (1942-1946) Petty Officer Second Class

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