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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  1951-1953, Bureau of Aeronautics

Lieutenant Commander

From Month/Year
- / 1951

To Month/Year
- / 1953

Unit
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Rank
Lieutenant Commander

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Location
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Type
HQ/Command Elements

Existing/Disbanded
Existing

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Major Commands

Strength
Command

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Last Updated: Nov 13, 2008
   
   
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Bureau of Aeronautics

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Earnest, Albert, CAPT, (1941-1972) Commander
Gayler, Noel, ADM, (1935-1976) Commander
Holt, Pliny, CAPT, (1935-1968) Commander
Engen, Donald, VADM, (1942-1978) Lieutenant
Pride, Alfred Melville, ADM, (1917-1959) OFF Rear Admiral Upper Half
Richardson, Holden Chester, CAPT, (1897-1952) WO Captain
Aurand, Evan Peter, VADM, (1938-1972) OFF Commander
Keighley, William Harold, CAPT, (1936-1962) OFF 131X Commander
Semmes, Raphael, CAPT, (1938-1967) OFF 131X Commander
Alexatos, Michael Stephen, CAPT, (1942-1970) OFF 000X Lieutenant Commander
Brown, Byron, LCDR, (1935-1955) OFF 131X Lieutenant Commander
Epps, James, CAPT, (1943-1967) AP 6302 Lieutenant Commander
ROBBINS, Spencer Everett, CAPT, (1938-1972) Commander

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