Atkins, Gerald Arthur, S1c

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Last Rank
Seaman 1st Class
Last Primary NEC
PhM-0000-Pharmacist Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Pharmacist's Mate
Primary Unit
1941-1941, PhM-0000, USS Arizona (BB-39)
Service Years
1940 - 1941
PhM-Pharmacist's Mate
Seaman 1st Class

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Home State
Nebraska
Nebraska
Year of Birth
1919
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Gothenburg, NE
Last Address
Gothenburg, NE
(Father~Bernard Beals Atkins

Casualty Date
Dec 07, 1941
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Hawaii
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
USS Arizona Memorial - Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Entombed in the Hull of the Arizona

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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Hospitalman/1c Gerald Atkins was Killed in Action on December 7, 1941, during the attack on Pearl Harbor.  He was stationed aboard the USS Arizona BB39.
   
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  1941-1941, PhM-0000, USS Arizona (BB-39)

PhM-Pharmacist's Mate
Seaman 1st Class

From Month/Year
August / 1941

To Month/Year
December / 1941

Unit
USS Arizona (BB-39) Unit Page

Rank
Seaman 1st Class

NEC
PhM-0000-Pharmacist Mate

Location
Not Specified

Country/State
Not Specified
 
 
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 USS Arizona (BB-39) Details

USS Arizona (BB-39)
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, 34,000 SHP; Geared Turbines, 4 screws. Speed, 21 Knots, Crew 915. Operational and Building Data: Laid down by New York Naval Ship Yard, March 16, 1914. Launched June 19, 1915. Commissioned October 17, 1916. Decommissioned (War Loss). Stricken December 1, 1942. Fate: Sunk by Japanese aircraft during attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, December 7 1941. Arizona still rests in the berth where she sank. A Memorial to her crew was built over the wreck in 1962. 1,177 Officers and Men were lost with the ship and remain on duty inside her rusting hulk. The wreck is still bleeding fuel oil, more than 70 years after her sinking.

Type
Surface Vessels

Existing/Disbanded
Sunk

Parent Unit
Pennsylvania-class

Strength
Battleship

Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

Last Updated: May 4, 2018
   
   
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Bates, Robert Alvin, PO3, (1940-1941) PhM PhM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Cihlar, Lawrence, PO3 PhM PhM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
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Kirkpatrick, Thomas Leroy, CAPT, (1918-1941) OFF 410X Captain
Struble, Arthur Dewey, ADM, (1915-1956) OFF 111X Captain
Fitz, Harold Carlton, RADM, (1920-1949) OFF 111X Commander
Crowley, Thomas, LCDR OFF 000X Lieutenant Commander
French, John, LCDR OFF 000X Lieutenant Commander
Janz, Clifford, LT OFF 000X Lieutenant
Barnes, Delmar Hayes, LTJG, (1917-1941) OFF 000X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Hollis, Ralph, LTJG OFF 000X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Anderson, Lawrence Donald, ENS, (1940-1941) OFF 000X Ensign
Bates, Edward Munroe, ENS, (1940-1941) OFF 000X Ensign
Booth, Robert Sinclair, ENS, (1940-1941) OFF 000X Ensign
Brooks, Robert Neal, ENS, (1941-1941) OFF 000X Ensign
Cloues, Edward, ENS, (1940-1941) OFF 000X Ensign
Cole, David, ENS OFF 000X Ensign
Emery, Jack Marvin, ENS, (1939-1941) OFF 000X Ensign
Evans, Evan, ENS OFF 000X Ensign
Gazecki, Phillip, ENS OFF 000X Ensign
Gosselin, Edward, ENS, (1940-1941) 00 00-0000 Ensign
Halloran, William, ENS OFF 000X Ensign
Haverfield, James Wallace, ENS, (1940-1941) OFF 000X Ensign
Langdell, Joseph Kopcho, LCDR, (1940-1945) OFF 8853 Ensign
McClung, Harvey Manford, ENS, (1940-1941) OFF 000X Ensign
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Olsen, Edward, ENS OFF 000X Ensign
Wolf, George Alexanderson, ENS, (1940-1941) OFF 000X Ensign
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Lake, John Ervin, P.C., (1928-1941) WO WO Pay Clerk (WO)
Winter, Edward, Bosn., (1932-1941) WO WO Boatswain (WO)
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Duke, Robert, CPO CS CS-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Ebel, Walter Charles, CPO, (1926-1941) TC TC-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Gross, Milton, CPO, (1933-1941) SK SK-0000 Chief Petty Officer
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Head, Frank, CPO YN YN-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Horrocks, James, CPO GM GM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
House, Clem, CPO WT WT-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Isham, Orville, CPO GM GM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Andrews, Brainerd Wells, CPO, (1929-1941) CM CM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Aplin, James Raymond, CPO, (1925-1941) WT WT-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Arvidson, Carl Harry, CPO, (1920-1941) MM MM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Baker, Robert Dewey, CPO, (1931-1941) MM MM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Borger, Richard, CPO, (1925-1941) MM MM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Browne, Harry Lamont, CPO, (1939-1941) MM MM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Chace, Raymond Vincent, CPO, (1920-1941) SK SK-0000 Chief Petty Officer
McHughes, John Breckinridge, CPO, (1934-1941) WT WT-0000 Chief Petty Officer
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