Brekken, Evan Benhart, AS

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Last Rank
Apprentice Seaman
Last Primary NEC
AS-0000-Apprentice Seaman
Last Rating/NEC Group
Apprentice Seaman
Primary Unit
1940-1941, AS-0000, USS Pennsylvania (BB-38)
Service Years
1940 - 1941
Apprentice Seaman

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Dennison, MN
Last Address
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Casualty Date
Dec 07, 1941
Hostile, Died
Other Explosive Device
World War II
Location of Interment
Vang Lutheran Church Cemetery - Dennison, Minnesota
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  1940-1941, AS-0000, USS Pennsylvania (BB-38)

Apprentice Seaman

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USS Pennsylvania (BB-38) Unit Page

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 USS Pennsylvania (BB-38) Details

USS Pennsylvania (BB-38)
Pennsylvania Class Battleship: Displacement 31,400 Tons, Dimensions, 608' 6" (oa) x 97' 1" x 29' 10" (Max).Armament 12 x 14"/45 14 x 5"/51, 4 x 3"/50 2 x 21" tt. Armor, 13 1/2" Belt, 18" Turrets, 3" +2" Decks, 16" Conning Tower. Machinery, 31,500 SHP; Geared Turbines, 4 screws. Speed, 21 Knots, Crew 915. Operational and Building Data: Laid down by Newport News, Shipbuilding, Newport News, VA., October 27, 1913. Launched 16 March 1915. Commissioned June 12, 1916. Decommissioned August 29, 1946. Stricken February 19, 1948. Fate: Target During Atomic Bomb Tests, Bikini Atoll, Marshall Islands. Scuttled off Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands, February 10, 1948.

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51 Members Also There at Same Time
USS Pennsylvania (BB-38)

McCrea, John Livingstone, VADM, (1911-1953) OFF 111X Captain
Hardison, Osborne Bennett, VADM, (1915-1954) OFF 131X Commander
Salisbury, Stanton Willard, RADM, (1918-1953) OFF 410X Commander
Craig, James Edwin, LCDR, (1918-1941) OFF Lieutenant Commander
HANSEN, James, CAPT, (1936-1961) OFF 111X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Coulter, Frank, CAPT, (1939-1969) OFF 000X Ensign
McGillicuddy, Terry, CAPT, (1940-1971) OFF 116X Ensign
Michaelis, Frederick Hayes, ADM, (1936-1978) OFF 111X Ensign
Ganitch, Michael, SCPO, (1941-1963) QM QM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Styner, Kenneth, CPO, (1941-1945) .Q Sp(Q) Chief Petty Officer
Beals, Paul Elmer, CPO, (1940-1963) PhM PhM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Brice, Cortney, SCPO, (1924-1953) HT HT-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Hanchey, John K., CPO, (1930-1956) RM RM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
King, James, PO1 GM GM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Slifer, Martin, PO1, (1941-1941) GM GM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Bonkoski, John Anthony, PO1, (1930-1942) GM GM-0000 Gunner's Mate 1st Class
Arnott, Robert Everett, PO2, (1937-1941) PhM PhM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Banzuelo, Antonio, MCPO, (1930-1960) CS CS-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Braga, Charles, PO2, (1939-1941) YN YN-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Church, Ray William, PO1, (1940-1945) MM MM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Browne, Frederick Arthur, PO3, (1939-1941) GM GM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Huhofski, Joseph, PO3 RM RM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Owens, James, PO3 RM RM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Pace, Joseph, PO3 RM RM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Rice, William, PO3, (1941-1941) GM GM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Simmons, Orvin, PO3, (1940-1945) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Brandt, Norbert Arthur, PO1, (1940-1944) FC FC-0000 Fire Controlman 3rd Class
Baker, Henry Ernest, Cox, (1937-1941) COX COX-0000 Coxswain
Comstock, Harold Kenneth, S1c, (1941-1941) RM RM-0000 Seaman First Class
Haase, Clarence Frederick, S1c, (1939-1941) SM SM-0000 Seaman First Class
McIntosh, Dencil Jeoffrey, S1c, (1939-1941) S1c S1c-0000 Seaman First Class
Wiesner, Silvin, CPO, (1941-1961) QM QM-0000 Seaman First Class
Portillo, Damian, SN SC SC-0000 Seaman
Stark, Harvey Edward, CPO, (1939-1946) GM GM-0000 Seaman Second Class
Howard PA, Elbert M.,Cmsth, MDV, SCPO, (1929-1949) SF SF-0000 Turret Captain Chief
Cooke, Charles Maynard, ADM, (1910-1948) Captain
Hustvedt, Olaf Mandt, VADM, (1909-1946) OFF Captain
Curts, Maurice Edwin, ADM, (1916-1960) OFF Commander
Holden, Carl Frederick, VADM, (1917-1952) OFF Commander
Smith, Robert Holmes, CAPT, (1919-1943) Commander
Rall, Richard, LTJG, (1939-1941) Lieutenant Junior Grade
Arnold, Daniel Eugene, LT, (1937-1943) OFF Ensign
Loomis, Henry, LCDR, (1940-1946) Ensign
Hasse, Clarence, SN Seaman
Morris, Aldon, CPO, (1939-1946) Seaman
Runke, La Follette, SN, (1937-1945) Seaman
Watson Jr., Claude, SN Seaman
Bolar, James, CPO, (1937-1957) Fireman First Class
Vanderpool Jr., Payton, FA Fireman Apprentice
Bardshar, Frederic Abshire, VADM, (1938-1973) Ensign
Braun, Raymomd, FN, (1942-1945) Fireman

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