McWhorter III, Hamilton, CDR

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

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Home State
Georgia
Georgia
Year of Birth
1921
 
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Home Town
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Last Address
Athens

Date of Passing
Apr 12, 2008
 
Location of Interment
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Last Known Activity
Retired in El Cajon, California. Co-author of a book on his experiences in WWII, "First Hellcat Ace."
   
Other Comments:
Flew 89 combat missions during WWII.

US Navy's first Hellcat ace, ultimately downing twelve Japanese aircraft in the F6F.
   
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  1942-1942, NAS Miami, FL

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Unit
NAS Miami, FL Unit Page

Rank
Ensign

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 NAS Miami, FL Details

NAS Miami, FL

Type
Garrison - Base Station

Existing/Disbanded
Decommissioned

Parent Unit
Naval Air Stations

Strength
Base

Created/Owned By
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Last Updated: Feb 7, 2017
   
   
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7 Members Also There at Same Time
NAS Miami, FL

Pirie, Robert Burns, VADM, (1922-1962) OFF Commander
Duchin, Edwin, LCDR, (1942-1945) Lieutenant Junior Grade
Hawkins, Arthur, CAPT, (1942-1973) Ensign
Jamison, William, LT, (1941-1945) Ensign
DiLullo, Nick, CPO, (1940-1964) AM AM-0000 Other Service Rank
Jenkins, Charles Ralph, CPO, (1941-1945) ARM ARM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Matthews, Jr., H. Spencer, RADM, (1940-1973) AM AM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class

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