Tritten, James, AM1

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Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Last Primary NEC
AMS-0000-Aviation Structural Mechanic Structures
Last Rating/NEC Group
Aviation Structural Mechanic
Primary Unit
1941-1945, AMS-8215, USS Brooklyn (CL-40)
Service Years
1941 - 1947
AM-Aviation Structural Mechanic
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Contact Info
Home Town
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Last Address
Cincinnati, Ohio

Date of Passing
May 19, 1995
Location of Interment
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 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback

 Military Association Memberships
Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW)United States Navy Memorial
  1945, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1989, United States Navy Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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  1941-1945, AMS-8215, USS Brooklyn (CL-40)

AMS-Aviation Structural Mechanic, Structures

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USS Brooklyn (CL-40) Unit Page

Petty Officer First Class

AMS-8215-Rescue Swimmer

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 USS Brooklyn (CL-40) Details

USS Brooklyn (CL-40)

            Hull number CL-40

Displacement 9,700 Tons, Dimensions, 608' 4" (oa) x 61' 9" x 24' (Max)
Armament 15 x 6"/47, 8 x 5"/25, 8 x 0.5" 4 Aircraft.
Armor, 5" Belt, 6 1/2" Turrets, 2" Deck, 5" Conning Tower.
Machinery, 100,000 SHP; Geared Turbines, 4 screws
Speed, 32.5 Knots, Crew 868.
Operational and Building Data
Authorized and Ordered 1933
Keel laid on 12 MAR 1935 by the New York Navy Yard
Launched 30 NOV 1936
Commissioned 30 SEP 1937
Commissioned in Reserve 30 JAN 1946
Decommissioned 03 JAN 1947
CNO approval of transfer to Chile 09 JAN 1951
Stricken 22 JAN 1951
Accepted by Chile 19 JUN 1951 and renamed O'HIGGINS (02)
Decommissioned 14 JAN 1992


                     Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - Navy Combat Action Ribbon - American Defense Service Medal w/Fleet Clasp
Second Row - American Campaign Medal - European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal (4) - World War II Victory Medal

Surface Vessels


Parent Unit
Surface Vessels USS A-C

Light Cruiser

Created/Owned By
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Last Updated: Feb 21, 2009
My Photos For This Duty Station
14 Members Also There at Same Time
USS Brooklyn (CL-40)

Shrout, Walter Bascom, LCDR, (1937-1948) OFF 000X Lieutenant
Breher, Philip Frederick, CPO, (1940-1960) MM MM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Dover, John David, PO1, (1940-1948) BM BM-0000 Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class
Busch, William Robert, PO3, (1939-1943) FC FC-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Samms, Floyd Tamerlane, LT, (1938-1967) YN YN-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Vogel, Charles Clarence, PO1, (1940-1944) GM GM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Denebrink, Francis Compton, VADM, (1917-1956) Captain
Denebrink, Francis Compton, VADM, (1917-1956) Commander
Morison, Samuel, RDML Lieutenant Commander
Gerulis, Edward, PO1, (1941-1945) Petty Officer Second Class
Llantada, Pedro, PO1, (1929-1949) SC Petty Officer Third Class
Coley, William, S1c, (1940-1946) Seaman 1st Class
Nickerson, Clayton, CPO, (1944-1954) Seaman
Long, Roy, PO1, (1940-1963) Seaman Second Class
Schneider, Leonard Alfred, SA, (1942-1945) Seaman Apprentice

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