Floyd Bertram Thomas Myhre, USN
|Born||21 Apr 1907||St. Paul, Minnesota, USA|
|Died||28 Dec 1980||(73)|
Warship Commands listed for Floyd Bertram Thomas Myhre, USN
|USS Buchanan (ii) (DD 484)||T/Cdr.||Destroyer||5 Jan 1943||5 Feb 1944|
|USS Alfred A. Cunningham (DD 752)||T/Cdr.||Destroyer||23 Nov 1944||27 Jan 1946|
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Destroyer USS Buchanan (ii) (DD 484)
22 Jan 1944 (position -11.47, 164.17)
The US Oiler USS Cache is torpedoed and damaged by the Japanese submarine RO-37 (offsite link) about 155 nautical miles south-east of San Cristobal, Solomons in position 12°08'S, 164°23'E.
The Cache sent out an SOS that reached the nearby US destroyer USS Buchanan (Cdr. F.B.T. Myhre, USN). While racing towards the scene at full speed the Buchanan picks up a radar echo that turned out to be RO-37. The Japanese submarine was eventually sunk by Buchanan after more than two hours about 130 nautical miles east-south-east of San Cristobal in position 11°47'S, 164°17'E.
Destroyer USS Alfred A. Cunningham (DD 752)
17 Jan 1945
With her initial training at Bermuda completed USS Alfred A. Cunningham arrived at New York. The next three months she serves as a training ship for prospective destroyer crews.
7 May 1945
USS Alfred A. Cunningham departed from Norfolk bound for the Pacific.
18 May 1945
USS Alfred A. Cunningham transits the Panama Canal.
31 May 1945
USS Alfred A. Cunningham arrived at Pearl Harbor.
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