Denebrink, Francis Compton, VADM

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Last Rank
Vice Admiral
Primary Unit
1953-1956, Military Sealift Fleet Support Command (MSC/MSFSC)/Military Sea Transportation Service (MSTS)
Service Years
1917 - 1956
Vice Admiral
Vice Admiral

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Home State
Illinois
Illinois
Year of Birth
1896
 
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Home Town
San Francisco, CA
Last Address
San Francisco, CA

Date of Passing
Apr 08, 1987
 
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  1939-1941, USS Brooklyn (CL-40)

Commander

From Month/Year
- / 1939

To Month/Year
- / 1941

Unit
USS Brooklyn (CL-40) Unit Page

Rank
Commander

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Location
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 USS Brooklyn (CL-40) Details

USS Brooklyn (CL-40)

            Hull number CL-40



CLASS - BROOKLYN
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

Type
Surface Vessels

Existing/Disbanded
Decommissioned

Parent Unit
Surface Vessels USS A-C

Strength
Light Cruiser

Created/Owned By
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Last Updated: Sep 19, 2010
   
   
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10 Members Also There at Same Time
USS Brooklyn (CL-40)

Gerulis, Edward, PO1, (1941-1945) Petty Officer Second Class
Coley, William, S1c, (1940-1946) Seaman 1st Class
Long, Roy, PO1, (1940-1963) Seaman Second Class
DuBose, Laurence Toombs, ADM, (1913-1955) OFF Commander
Shrout, Walter Bascom, LCDR, (1937-1948) OFF 000X Lieutenant
Tritten, James, PO1, (1941-1947) AMS AMS-8215 Petty Officer First Class
Breher, Philip Frederick, CPO, (1940-1960) MM MM-0000 Petty Officer Second 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

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