Akanowicz, Edward Walter, MM3c

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Last Primary NEC
MM-0000-Machinist's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Machinists Mate
Primary Unit
1944-1945, MM-0000, USS Drexler (DD-741)
Service Years
1942 - 1945
MM-Machinists Mate

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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1922
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
McKees Rocks, PA
Last Address
844 Hober Ave
McKees Rocks, PA

Casualty Date
May 28, 1945
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Pacific Ocean
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Court 5 (cenotaph)

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  1944-1945, MM-0000, USS Drexler (DD-741)

MM-Machinists Mate

From Month/Year
November / 1944

To Month/Year
May / 1945

Unit
USS Drexler (DD-741) Unit Page

Rank
Petty Officer Third Class

NEC
MM-0000-Machinist's Mate

Location
Not Specified

Country/State
Not Specified
 
 
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 USS Drexler (DD-741) Details

USS Drexler (DD-741)
CLASS - ALLEN M. SUMNER As Built.
Displacement 3218 Tons (Full), Dimensions, 376' 6"(oa) x 40' 10" x 14' 2" (Max)
Armament 6 x 5"/38AA (3x2), 12 x 40mm AA, 11 x 20mm AA, 10 x 21" tt.(2x5).
Machinery, 60,000 SHP; General Electric Geared Turbines, 2 screws
Speed, 36.5 Knots, Range 3300 NM@ 20 Knots, Crew 336.
Operational and Building Data
Laid down by Bath Iron Works, Bath ME April 24 1944.
Launched September 3 1944 and commissioned November 14 1944.
Fate Sunk by Japanese Kamikaze Aircraft off Okinawa May 28 1945.

Type
Surface Vessels

Existing/Disbanded
Sunk

Parent Unit
Surface Vessels

Strength
Destroyer

Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

Last Updated: Apr 13, 2019
   
   
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USS Drexler (DD-741)
8 Members Also There at Same Time
USS Drexler (DD-741)

Wojciechowski, Walter, PO2, (1942-1945) MM MM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Thompson, Parley Dale, LTJG, (1942-1945) OFF 210X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Boden, Daniel Clair, PO1, (1939-1945) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Bailey, Delmor, S1c, (1944-1945) S1c S1c-0000 Seaman First Class
Boyer, Kenneth Leroy, S1c, (1944-1945) S1c S1c-0000 Seaman First Class
Bridges, Glen Loyal, F1c, (1943-1945) F1c F1c-0000 Fireman First Class
Long, William Ellis, F1c, (1943-1945) F1c F1c-0000 Fireman First Class
Buchanan, Charles Allen, RADM, (1926-1964) OFF Captain

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