Hathaway, Amos Townsend, CAPT

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Captain
Last Primary NEC
000X-Unknown Navy Officer Classification/ Designator
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1965-1965, Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)
Service Years
1935 - 1965
Captain
Captain

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Home State
Colorado
Colorado
Year of Birth
1913
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Pueblo, CO
Last Address
Charleston, SC

Date of Passing
Aug 26, 1996
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
12 8533-7

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Joint Chiefs of Staff


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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

After his Navy service, Amos Hathaway was a mathematics professor at the Citadel, South Carolina, from 1966 to 1979.
   
Other Comments:

Navy Cross
Awarded for Actions During World War II
Service: Navy
Division: U.S.S. Heermann (DD-532)
General Orders: Commander 7th Fleet: Serial 0678 (
February 1, 1945)
Citation: The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to Commander Amos Townsend Hathaway, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism and distinguished service in the line of his profession as Commanding Officer of the Destroyer U.S.S. HEERMANN (DD-532), during a strike against major units of the enemy Japanese Fleet, in the Battle off Samar Island, on 25 October 1944. When a formidable column of Japanese battleships, cruisers and destroyers attacked our small Task Unit of Escort Carriers, Commander Hathaway twice closed to four thousand yards of the hostile disposition to launch torpedo attacks on heavy ships of the enemy, holding his ship under a constant bombardment of gunfire and succeeded in scoring one confirmed hit on a battleship. Again maneuvering within short range, he skillfully brought his surface guns to bear on two heavy cruisers and greatly assisted in putting these ships out of action. By his courageous action he diverted enemy fire from our lightly armed carriers to his own ship, thereby materially aiding in their protection. His leadership, gallant fighting spirit and devotion to duty were in keeping with the highest traditions of the United States Naval Service.
   
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  1950-1951, USS Saint Paul (CA-73)

Commander

From Month/Year
November / 1950

To Month/Year
July / 1951

Unit
USS Saint Paul (CA-73) Unit Page

Rank
Commander

NEC
Not Specified

Location
Not Specified

Country/State
Korea, North
 
 
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 USS Saint Paul (CA-73) Details

USS Saint Paul (CA-73)
Hull number CA-73

Type
Surface Vessels

Existing/Disbanded
Decommissioned

Parent Unit
Surface Vessels

Strength
Heavy Cruiser

Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

Last Updated: Sep 6, 2020
   
   
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USS Saint Paul (CA-73)

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Statia, James Francis, ENS, (1950-1951) OFF 111X Ensign
Burk, Lewis, PO1 GM GMT-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Costa, George, PO1, (1942-1952) GM GM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Samora, Joesph, PO1, (1950-1955) FC FC-1136 Petty Officer First Class
Hannabach, John, PO2, (1950-1954) FTG FTG-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Thompson, Kenneth, PO2, (1951-1955) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
D'Angelis, Guy Joseph, PO3, (1948-1951) YN YN-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Dickinson, Charles, PO3, (1949-1953) SK SK-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Haney, Elven Newman, PO3, (1948-1952) BM BM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Kolsrud, Robert, SCPO, (1948-1974) Petty Officer Third Class
Stanfield, Jesse, PO3, (1951-1955) DC DC-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Thurman, Lester Paul, PO3, (1950-1952) GM GM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Welch, Adon Harry, PO3, (1945-1951) EN EN-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
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Blanton, Alonzo Gene, SN, (1951-1952) SN SN-0000 Seaman
Cannon, Homer, CPO, (1941-1973) RM 23CQ Seaman
Chatellier, Dennis Leroy, SN, (1948-1951) SN SN-0000 Seaman
Cole, Bobby Joe, SN, (1951-1952) SN SN-0000 Seaman
Collett, John Andrew, SN, (1948-1952) SN SN-0000 Seaman
Estes, Roy Lee, SN, (1949-1951) YN YN-0000 Seaman
Ghezzi, Donald Charles, SN, (1950-1952) SN SN-0000 Seaman
Hamilton, Bennie Wilson, SN, (1950-1952) SN SN-0000 Seaman
Hughes, Fred Curtis, SN, (1949-1952) SN SN-9700 Seaman
Hunt, Ronald Jackson, SN, (1949-1952) SN SN-9700 Seaman
Johnson, Curtis Lee, SN, (1949-1952) SN SN-9700 Seaman
June, Paul Howard, SN, (1949-1952) SN SN-9700 Seaman
King, James Hubert, SN, (1949-1952) SN SN-9700 Seaman
Mann, Robert Hawkins, SN, (1951-1952) SH SH-0000 Seaman
Overstreet, James Douglas, SN, (1950-1952) SN SN-0000 Seaman
Price, Commie Eugene, SN, (1950-1952) SN SN-0000 Seaman
Rogers, Don, SN, (1951-1954) RD RD-0000 Seaman
Wall, Arthur Hinton, SN, (1950-1952) 00 00-0000 Seaman
Albritton, Charles Lyndell, SA, (1951-1952) SA SA-0000 Seaman Apprentice
Hudgens, James Robert, SA, (1951-1952) SA SA-0000 Seaman Apprentice
Briggs, Ray Allen, FA, (1950-1951) FA FA-0000 Fireman Apprentice
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Anderson, Stanley Joseph, RADM, (1946-1985) Ensign

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