Robert William Cavenagh, USN

Born  18 Nov 1904Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Died  3 Apr 1995(90)

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1 Jul 1940 Lt.Cdr.
15 Aug 1942 T/Cdr.
1 Aug 1943 T/Capt.
1 Jul 1954 R.Adm.


1 Nov 1943 Navy Cross (1)

Warship Commands listed for Robert William Cavenagh, USN

USS Dahlgren (DD 187)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer8 Feb 194210 Dec 1942
USS Stanly (DD 478)T/Cdr.Destroyer12 Dec 19421 Jan 1944

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Destroyer USS Dahlgren (DD 187)

15 Jul 1942
USS Dahlgren picks up 57 men from the American tanker Pennsylvania Sun that was torpedoed and damaged by German U-boat U-571 about 125 miles west of Key West in position 24°05'N, 83°42'W.

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