Smith, Charles, BMC

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Last Primary NEC
BM-0000-Boatswain's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Boatswain's Mate
Primary Unit
1918-1919, BM-0000, USS Lake Bloomington
Service Years
1913 - 1919
BM-Boatswain's Mate

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Home State
Oklahoma
Oklahoma
Year of Birth
1897
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Blackwell

Date of Passing
Not Specified
 
Location of Interment
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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Discharged from Naval Service, Aug 1, 1919.
   
Other Comments:

Name: Smith, Charles L.
Rank: Chief boatswain's Mate
Home of Record: Blackwell, OK
DOB: Apr 2, 1897
POB: Blackwell, OK
NOK: Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Smith, Blackwell, OK
DOE: Active Duty: Jul 1, 1913
POE: Active Duty: Mare Island
DOS: Active Duty: Aug 1, 1919
POS: Active Duty: Unspecified
Remarks: Was on USS San Diego (AR-6) when boat was sunk. Transferred to Brest. In charge of Motor Transportation, shore Duty. Never Wounded. In hospital at Bordeau, France, after ship, Lake Bloomington, was sunk.
Source: "Honor Roll and Service Record, Kay Co, OK, p. 97" published by Blackwell Job Printing Company, Blackwell, OK.
Internet /Web Sources:
www.militarymuseum.org/USSSanDiego.html 
http://search.aol.com/aol/search?query=USS+San+Diego%2C+WWI&s_it=keyword_rollover
http://navalwarfare.blogspot.com/2008/06/uss-californiauss-san-diego.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_California_(ACR-6)

   

  1917-1918, BM-0000, USS San Diego (ACR/CA-6)

BM-Boatswain's Mate

From Month/Year
- / 1917

To Month/Year
- / 1918

Unit
USS San Diego (ACR/CA-6) Unit Page

Rank
Chief Petty Officer

NEC
BM-0000-Boatswain's Mate

Location
Not Specified

Country/State
North Atlantic Ocean
 
 
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 USS San Diego (ACR/CA-6) Details

USS San Diego (ACR/CA-6)
Hull number CA-6

Type
Surface Vessels

Existing/Disbanded
Sunk

Parent Unit
Surface Vessels

Strength
Heavy Cruiser

Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

Last Updated: Mar 18, 2009
   
Memories For This Unit

Worst Moment
Sinking of U.S.S. San Diego;

Chain of Command
Captain Christy

   

Other Memories
Remarks: Was on USS San Diego (AR-6) when boat was sunk. Transferred to Brest. In charge of Motor Transportation, shore Duty. Never Wounded. In hospital at Bordeau, France, after ship, Lake Bloomington, was sunk.

   
My Photos For This Unit
No Available Photos
9 Members Also There at Same Time
USS San Diego (ACR/CA-6)

Christy, Harley Hannibal, VADM, (1891-1934) OFF 00X Captain
McCain, John, ADM, (1906-1945) OFF 111X Lieutenant Commander
Steele, James Mortimer, CAPT, (1916-1946) OFF 116X Ensign
Froehlich, Herman, CPO, (1912-1942) CM CM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Merriam, Roy Stuart, Cox, (1917-1918) S2c S2c-0000 Seaman Second Class
Trinidad, Telesforo De La Crux, PO1, (1910-1945) F2c F2c-0000 Fireman Second Class
Bradley, Willis Winter, CAPT, (1906-1946) Lieutenant
Wead, Frank, CDR, (1916-1944) Ensign
Loomis, Donald Wood, RADM, (1917-1949) Ensign

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