Branning, James Robert, Jr., QM3c

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Quartermaster 3rd Class
Last Primary NEC
QM-0000-Quartermaster
Last Rating/NEC Group
Quartermaster
Primary Unit
1945-1946, QM-0000, USS Massachusetts (BB-59)
Service Years
1943 - 1946
QM-Quartermaster

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Home State
Mississippi
Mississippi
Year of Birth
1924
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Meridian, MS
Last Address
Cherrylog, GA

Date of Passing
Feb 02, 2000
 
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin


 Unofficial Badges 




  1944-1944, SM-0000, USS Curtiss (AV-4)

SM-Signalman
Seaman 1st Class

From Month/Year
June / 1944

To Month/Year
August / 1944

Unit
USS Curtiss (AV-4) Unit Page

Rank
Seaman 1st Class

NEC
SM-0000-Signalman

Location
Not Specified

Country/State
Not Specified
 
 
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 USS Curtiss (AV-4) Details

USS Curtiss (AV-4)



























Curtiss Class Seaplane Tender
:
  • Laid down, 25 March 1938, at New York Shipbuilding Corp., Camden, N.J.
  • Launched, 20 April 1940
  • Commissioned USS Curtiss (AV-4), 15 November 1940, CDR. S. P. Ginder in command
  • During WWII USS Curtiss was assigned to Asiatic-Pacific Theater and participated in the following campaigns:

Following World War II USS Curtiss was assigned to Occupation and China service for the following periods






Specifications: 
Displacement 8,671 t(lt) 13,475 t.(lim) 
Length 527' 4" 
Beam 69' 3" 
Draft 21' 11" 
Speed 19.7 kts. (trial speed) 
Complement
officers 100
enlisted 1,035 
Armament
as built
four single 5"/38 dual purpose gun mounts
three quad 40mm AA gun mounts
two twin 49mm AA gun mounts
added during WWII

two twin 40mm AA gun mounts

twelve single 20mm AA gun mounts 
Ship's service generators 4 500Kw 450V A.C. 
Fuel capacities
NSFO 9,670 Bbls
Diesel 286 Bbls
Gasoline 267,030 Gals 
Propulsion
two New York Ship Building Corp. paired geared turbines
four Babcock & Wilcox Express boilers 400psi 690°
double De Laval Main reduction gear
twin shafts, 12,000shp

Type
Surface Vessels

Existing/Disbanded
Decommissioned

Parent Unit
Curtiss-class

Strength
Auxiliary

Created/Owned By
AZ Vigil, Felice (Virgil), AZAN 16
   

Last Updated: Mar 30, 2019
   
   
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7 Members Also There at Same Time
USS Curtiss (AV-4)

Amberson, James Hugh, CPO, (1936-1950) SF SF-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Ceragioli, Aldo, PO1, (1941-1947) AMM AMM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Virgil, Arthur, PO1, (1941-1945) SC SC-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Rothstein, Robert, PO3, (1943-1947) RM RM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Lawrence, R.B., S1c, (1942-1945) Pho PhoM-0000 Seaman 1st Class
PERRY, John A., VADM, (1920-1959) Captain
Fonda, Henry Jaynes, LTJG, (1942-1946) Lieutenant Junior Grade

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