DeVaul, Milton Francis, Jr., GMG3

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Last Primary NEC
GMG-0000-Gunner's Mate Guns
Last Rating/NEC Group
Gunner's Mate G (Guns)
Primary Unit
1985-1989, USS Iowa (BB-61)
Service Years
1985 - 1989
GMG-Gunner's Mate G (Guns)

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
This Military Service Page was created/owned by the Site Administrator to remember DeVaul, Milton Francis, Jr., GMG3.
Contact Info
Home Town
Warners, New York
Last Address
USS Iowa (BB-61)

Date of Passing
Apr 19, 1989
Location of Interment
Greenlawn Memorial Park - Warners, New York
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Milton, 21, was the son of Milton F. DeVaul, Sr., and Shirley Lukins DeVaul. He had a brother, Stephen, and two sisters, Dawn and Brenda. He graduated from Solvay High School. He was killed in the explosion of gun turret #2 on the USS Iowa, during training maneuvers in the Atlantic Ocean off of Puerto Rico.

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  1985-1989, USS Iowa (BB-61)

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 USS Iowa (BB-61) Details

USS Iowa (BB-61)
Iowa Class Battleship: Displacement 45,000 Tons, Dimensions, 887' 3" (oa) x 108' 2" x 37' 9" (Max)Armament 9 x 16"/50 20 x 5"/38AA, 80 x 40mm 49 x 20mm, 3 AC. Armor, 12 1/8" Belt, 17" Turrets, 1 1/2" +6" +5/8" Decks, 17 1/4" Conning Tower. Machinery, 212,000 SHP; G.E. Geared Turbines, 4 screws. Speed, 33 Knots, Crew 1921. Operational and Building Data: Laid down by New York Naval Ship Yard, June 27, 1940. Launched August 27, 1942. Commissioned February 22, 1943. Decommissioned March 24, 1949. Recommissioned August 25, 1951. Decommissioned February 2, 1958. Recommissioned April 28, 1984. Decommissioned October 26, 1990. Stricken for disposal 12 January 1995 but retained as a parts source. Reinstated on the Naval Vessels Register and returned to reserve status 4 January 1999. Fate: Preserved as Memorial at 250 S Harbor Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90731

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Last Updated: Sep 27, 2014
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USS Iowa (BB-61)

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