Speight, Donald, GMC

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Last Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Last Primary NEC
GM-0871-3 inch/50 Rapid Fire Gun Maintenance Technician
Last Rating/NEC Group
Gunner's Mate
Primary Unit
1940-1942, GM-0871, USS Wasp (CV-7)
Service Years
1940 - 1959
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Order of the Antarctic Circle
Order of the Ditch
Order of the Shellback
Order of the Square Rigger
Plank Owner
GM-Gunner's Mate
Four Hash Marks

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
Jamaica, Queens
Last Address
Goose Creek, South Carolina

Date of Passing
May 02, 2000
Location of Interment
Carolina Memorial Park - North Charleston, South Carolina
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback Order of the Arctic Circle (Bluenose)

  1940-1942, GM-0871, USS Wasp (CV-7)

GM-Gunner's Mate

From Month/Year
April / 1940

To Month/Year
September / 1942

USS Wasp (CV-7) Unit Page

Petty Officer Third Class

GM-0871-3 inch/50 Rapid Fire Gun Maintenance Technician


 USS Wasp (CV-7) Details

USS Wasp (CV-7)
Hull number CV-7

Surface Vessels


Parent Unit

Aircraft Carrier

Created/Owned By
ABH Little, Michael (Bam), ABH2 223

Last Updated: Jul 14, 2018
My Photos For This Unit
Seaman Don Speight
USS WASP (CV-7) Launching and Anchored in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
Don Speight reports to commissioning crew on Ship's Roster
FDR visit and delivering planes to British-controlled Iceland in August 1941
23 Members Also There at Same Time
USS Wasp (CV-7)

Eldridge, John, LCDR, (1927-1942) OFF 131X Lieutenant Commander
HOGAN, Bartholomew, RADM, (1925-1961) OFF 210X Lieutenant Commander
OVERTON, Edward, LCDR, (1940-1946) OFF 135X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Russell, Hawley, CAPT, (1935-1961) OFF 000X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Leonard, William Nicholas, RADM, (1938-1971) OFF 131X Ensign
SWANSON, Leroy, RADM, (1937-1976) OFF 131X Ensign
Felch, Arleigh Clyde, LTJG, (1930-1953) WO WO Pay Clerk (WO)
Pridavka, Michael, CPO, (1941-1945) EM EM-0000 Chief Boatswain's Mate
Bevins, Elton James, CPO, (1938-1948) B B-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Evanoff, Harry Lawrence, PO1, (1940-1943) AM AM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Martello, August, CPO, (1940-1960) SF SF-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Burlingame, Archie, S1c, (1923-1943) SN SN-0000 Seaman First Class
Vytlacil, Fred Joseph, PO2, (1941-1945) S1c S1c-0000 Seaman First Class
Wesley, Robert, CPO, (1941-1966) AD AD-0000 Airman
Finlay, Thomas, PO2, (1940-1942) S2c S2c-0000 Seaman Second Class
Summerville, Luel, PO2, (1941-1945) S2c S2c-0000 Seaman Second Class
Sexton, Dewey, CPO, (1941-1981) GM Gunner's Mate 3rd Class
Sherman, Forrest, ADM, (1918-1951) Captain
McCampbell, David Perry, CAPT, (1933-1964) OFF Lieutenant Commander
Shea, John Joseph, LCDR, (1918-1942) OFF Lieutenant Commander
McCulloch, Arthur William, LTJG, (1941-1942) OFF Lieutenant Junior Grade
Jaccard, Richard Alonzo, ENS, (1940-1942) OFF Ensign
Sherman, Forrest, ADM, (1914-1951) Rear Admiral Lower Half

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