McWhorter III, Hamilton, CDR

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131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1968-1969, NAS Miramar
Service Years
1941 - 1969

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Apr 12, 2008
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Retired in El Cajon, California. Co-author of a book on his experiences in WWII, "First Hellcat Ace."
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Flew 89 combat missions during WWII.

US Navy's first Hellcat ace, ultimately downing twelve Japanese aircraft in the F6F.
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Naval Aviation Preflight Indoctrination (API), NAS Pensacola, FL

Bass, Horace Ancel, ENS, (1939-1942) Ensign
Steinmetz, Arthur Anderson, LT, (1941-1943) Ensign
Wiseman, Osborne B, LTJG, (1938-1942) Ensign
Lewis, Victor, ENS, (1941-1942) Naval Aviation Cadet
Coolbaugh, Walter Wesley, LTJG, (1940-1942) OFF 139X Ensign
Cooner, Bunyan Randolph, ENS, (1940-1942) OFF 139X Ensign
Creamer, William E, ENS, (1940-1942) OFF 139X Ensign
Ellison, Harold John, ENS, (1941-1942) OFF 139X Ensign
Groves, Stephen William, ENS, (1940-1942) OFF 139X Ensign
Hardy, Donald, CDR, (1935-1959) OFF 6302 Ensign
Kepford, Ira Cassius, LCDR, (1941-1945) OFF 139X Ensign
Kinzer, Edward Blaine, ENS, (1939-1942) OFF 139X Ensign
Leonard, William Nicholas, RADM, (1938-1971) OFF 139X Ensign
Magda, John Joseph, LCDR, (1940-1951) OFF 139X Ensign
Masoner Jr., William John, LCDR, (1939-1954) OFF 139X Ensign
Ralston, Frank, CAPT, (1935-1969) OFF 6302 Ensign
Richey, Joseph, ENS, (1940-1941) OFF 139X Ensign
Shirley, James Alexander, CAPT, (1941-1968) OFF 139X Ensign
Smith, Leonard, ENS, (1940-1942) OFF 139X Ensign
Stradley, Price Roe, LT, (1941-1944) OFF 139X Ensign
Tebo, Vernon Lawrence, LT, (1941-1945) OFF 139X Ensign
Wirth, John, LT, (1934-1945) OFF 139X Ensign
Abercrombie, William Warner, ENS, (1940-1942) OFF Naval Aviation Cadet
Barry, John, LT, (1940-1944) OFF 000X Naval Aviation Cadet
Foltz, Ralph, CDR, (1941-1970) SN Naval Aviation Cadet
Hodges, Flourenoy Glen, ENS, (1940-1942) OFF Naval Aviation Cadet
Jaccard, Richard Alonzo, ENS, (1940-1942) OFF Naval Aviation Cadet
Lough, John Cady, ENS, (1940-1942) OFF Naval Aviation Cadet
O'Flaherty, Frank Woodrow, ENS, (1940-1942) OFF Naval Aviation Cadet
Register, Francis Roland, LTJG, (1941-1943) OFF Naval Aviation Cadet
Roberts, John Quincy, ENS, (1940-1942) OFF Naval Aviation Cadet
Wakeham, J Donald, LTJG, (1940-1942) OFF Naval Aviation Cadet
Adair, Walter, CPO, (1940-1953) AD AD-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Leslie, Harry Edwin, LT, (1941-1944) S1c S1c-0000 Seaman 1st Class
Hallenberg, William, LTJG, (1941-1943) OFF 139X Seaman
Kinnick, Nile Clarke, ENS, (1941-1943) OFF 139X Midshipman
Sellstrom, Edward Robert, ENS, (1941-1942) S2c S2c-0000 Seaman Second Class

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