Pierce, Edward, MMC

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Last Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Last Primary NEC
MM-0000-Machinist's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Machinists Mate
Primary Unit
1942-1943, MM-0000, USS West Virginia (BB-48)
Service Years
1922 - 1951
MM-Machinists Mate
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Contact Info
Home Town
Knoxville, TN
Last Address
1179 N. Heliotrope Dr
Hollywood, CA

Date of Passing
May 21, 1959
Location of Interment
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 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin US Navy Retired 20

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback US Navy Honorable Discharge

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  1922-1927, USS Nevada (BB-36)

Seaman 1st Class

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September / 1922

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April / 1927

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Seaman 1st Class

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Pearl Harbor

 USS Nevada (BB-36) Details

USS Nevada (BB-36)
Nevada Class Battleship: Displacement 27,500 Tons, Dimensions, 583' (oa) x 95' 3" x 29' 7" (Max). Armament 10 x 14"/45 21 x 5"/51, 2 x 21" tt. Armor, 13 1/2" Belt, 18" Triple Turrets, 16" Dual turrets, 3" Second (armor) Deck, 2 1/2" Third (splinter) Deck 16" Conning Tower. Machinery, 26,500 SHP; Geared Turbines, 2 screws. Speed, 20.5 Knots, Crew 864. Operational and Building Data: Laid down by Fore River, Shipbuilding, Quincy, MA., November 4, 1912. Launched July 11, 1914. Commissioned March 11, 1916. Decommissioned August 29, 1946. Stricken August 12, 1948. Fate: Target During Atomic Bomb Tests, Bikini Atoll, Marshall Islands. Sunk, off Oahu, July 31 1948, by Gunfire from Iowa BB-61 and 3 Heavy Cruisers.

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16 Members Also There at Same Time
USS Nevada (BB-36)

RODGERS, John, CDR, (1897-1926) Commander
Fitch, Aubrey Wray, ADM, (1906-1947) Lieutenant Commander
Merrill, Aaron Stanton, VADM, (1912-1947) Lieutenant Commander
Moon, Don Pardee, RADM, (1916-1944) Lieutenant
Moran, Henry, RADM, (1923-1953) Lieutenant Junior Grade
Hoskins, John, VADM, (1921-1957) Ensign
Loomis, F. Kent, RADM, (1925-1970) Ensign
Moosbrugger, Fredrick, VADM, (1923-1956) Ensign
Stormes, Max Clifford, CDR, (1924-1942) Ensign
Akers, Frank P., RADM, (1918-1963) OFF 000X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Cruzen, Richard Harold, VADM, (1915-1954) OFF Lieutenant Junior Grade
Fitz, Harold Carlton, RADM, (1920-1949) OFF 111X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Kiefer, Dixie, CAPT, (1919-1945) OFF 110X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Sarsfield, Eugene S., LCDR, (1926-1943) OFF 110X Ensign
Nelson, Lawrence Adolphus, CTC, (1922-1941) GM GM-0000 Gunner's Mate 2nd Class
Burlingame, Archie, S1c, (1923-1943) RM RM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class

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