Joseph Orleck, USN

Born  22 Jun 1906Columbus, Ohio

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9 Sep 1943 Navy Cross (1)

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USS Nauset (AT 89)Lt.Fleet tug< Sep 43???

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Fleet tug USS Nauset (AT 89)

9 Sep 1943
Nauset was hit by shells, but when she was towed hit a mine, that broke the ship in two and quickly sank. From a crew of 112, 18 were killed and 41 wounded. Among the fatal casualties was her commander, Lt. Joseph Orleck. (2)

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