Noah Adair, Jr., USN

Born  8 Aug 1908San Bernardino, California, USA
Died  18 Jan 1997(88)Coronado, California, USA

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1 Jul 1939 Lt.
15 Jun 1942 T/Lt.Cdr.
1 Nov 1942 T/Cdr.

Retired: 1 Jul 1960


Warship Commands listed for Noah Adair, USN

USS Fury (PG-69)Lt.Corvette17 Mar 1942 (1)
USS Brennan (DE 13)T/Cdr.Destroyer Escort13 Apr 194311 Jul 1943
USS Borie (ii) (DD 704)T/Cdr.Destroyer21 Sep 194431 Oct 1945

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Destroyer USS Borie (ii) (DD 704)

4 Jan 1945
USS Borie arrived at Pearl Harbor to join the Pacific fleet.

9 Aug 1945 (position 37.21, 143.45)
USS Borie (Cmdr Noah Adair, jr.) is hit by a Japanese kamikaze aircraft east of Honshu, Japan in position 37°21'N, 143°45'E. Borie was hit between the mast and the 5-inch gun director causing extensive damage. 48 men were killed and 66 men were wounded.

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