Anderson, Elzie Charles, MAM2

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Last Primary NEC
MAM-0000-Mailman
Last Rating/NEC Group
Mailman
Primary Unit
1945-1945, MAM-0000, USS Curtiss (AV-4)
Service Years
1943 - 1945
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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1914
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Emlenton, PA
Last Address
1124 B Buffalo St
Franklin, PA

Casualty Date
Jun 21, 1945
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Burns
Location
Pacific Ocean
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Sunset Hill Memorial Park - Cranberry, Pennsylvania
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section D

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  1945-1945, MAM-0000, USS Curtiss (AV-4)

MAM-Mailman

From Month/Year
March / 1945

To Month/Year
June / 1945

Unit
USS Curtiss (AV-4) Unit Page

Rank
Petty Officer Second Class

NEC
MAM-0000-Mailman

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: Sep 3, 2019
   
   
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USS Curtiss (AV-4)
7 Members Also There at Same Time
USS Curtiss (AV-4)

Ficalora, Anthony, PO1, (1942-1946) Pho PhoM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Ficalora, Anthony, PO1, (1942-1946) Pho PhoM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Baughman, Dave, PO3, (1944-1946) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer Third 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
Doan, Henry Carpenter, CAPT, (1924-1953) OFF Captain
Springer, Maurice Dean, ENS, (1942-1945) OFF Ensign
Fonda, Henry Jaynes, LTJG, (1942-1946) Lieutenant Junior Grade

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