Denebrink, Francis Compton, VADM

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Vice Admiral
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1953-1956, Military Sealift Fleet Support Command (MSC/MSFSC)/Military Sea Transportation Service (MSTS)
Service Years
1917 - 1956
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San Francisco, CA
Last Address
San Francisco, CA

Date of Passing
Apr 08, 1987
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  1934-1936, USS Pennsylvania (BB-38)

Lieutenant Commander

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 USS Pennsylvania (BB-38) Details

USS Pennsylvania (BB-38)
Pennsylvania Class Battleship: Displacement 31,400 Tons, Dimensions, 608' 6" (oa) x 97' 1" x 29' 10" (Max).Armament 12 x 14"/45 14 x 5"/51, 4 x 3"/50 2 x 21" tt. Armor, 13 1/2" Belt, 18" Turrets, 3" +2" Decks, 16" Conning Tower. Machinery, 31,500 SHP; Geared Turbines, 4 screws. Speed, 21 Knots, Crew 915. Operational and Building Data: Laid down by Newport News, Shipbuilding, Newport News, VA., October 27, 1913. Launched 16 March 1915. Commissioned June 12, 1916. Decommissioned August 29, 1946. Stricken February 19, 1948. Fate: Target During Atomic Bomb Tests, Bikini Atoll, Marshall Islands. Scuttled off Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands, February 10, 1948.

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21 Members Also There at Same Time
USS Pennsylvania (BB-38)

Draemel, Milo Frederick, RADM, (1906-1946) Captain
Ghormley, Robert Lee, VADM, (1906-1946) Captain
Kelley III, Frank Harrison, RADM, (1910-1946) Commander
Melson, Charles, VADM, (1927-1966) Lieutenant
Hogan, Thomas Wesley, CAPT, (1931-1961) Lieutenant Junior Grade
Van METRE, Thaddeus, RADM, (1930-1959) Lieutenant Junior Grade
Baumberger, Walter Harlen, VADM, (1934-1974) Ensign
Craighill, Richard Starr, RADM, (1932-1967) Ensign
Bielka, Rudolph Paul, LCDR, (1919-1941) OFF Lieutenant
Layton, Edwin Thomas, RADM, (1924-1959) OFF 183X Lieutenant
HANSEN, James, CAPT, (1936-1961) OFF 116X Ensign
Schneider, Earle Caffrey, LCDR, (1929-1943) OFF Ensign
Strean, Barnard Max, VADM, (1929-1971) OFF 000X Ensign
Veth, Kenneth LeRoy, RADM, (1931-1973) OFF Ensign
Winters, Theodore Hugh, CAPT, (1935-1961) OFF 000X Ensign
Hanchey, John K., CPO, (1930-1956) RM RM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
McCarter, Pete, CPO, (1930-1945) SC Petty Officer Third Class
Reed, John Ward, CAPT, (1932-1962) SN S1c-0000 Seaman 1st Class
Fox, Eugene, CWO3, (1932-1958) F2c Fireman 2nd Class
Howard PA, Elbert M.,Cmsth, MDV, SCPO, (1929-1949) SF SF-0000 Turret Captain Chief
LINCOLN, Horatio, CAPT, (1930-1960) Lieutenant Junior Grade

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