Brent Maxwell Abel, USNR

Born  6 May 1916Washington DC, USA
Died  26 Dec 2005(89)San Rafael, California, USA


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Ranks

22 May 1937 Ens.
  Lcmdr
5 Nov 1945 Cdr.

Decorations

6 Jun 1944 Navy Cross (1)

Warship Commands listed for Brent Maxwell Abel, USNR


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Buckley (DE 51)LcmdrDestroyer Escort12 Aug 19439 Jan 1945

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Events related to this officer

Destroyer Escort USS Buckley (DE 51)


6 May 1944 (position 17.17, -32.29)
German U-boat U-66 was sunk west of the Cape Verde Islands, in position 17°17'N, 32°29'W, by depth charges, ramming and gunfire from Avenger and Wildcat aircraft of the US escort carrier USS Block Island and by the destroyer escort USS Buckley.


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