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Entry: 83484
Subject: RESCUE OF LT.JOHN J.WRIGHT

Thomas E. (T.E.) Moore wrote on June 27, 2012


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Comments: On 20,Sept. 1951, Lt.John J.Wright of VC-3, off of the
USS Bon Homme Richard-CV-31, was hit by enemy AA fire,
Lt.Wright ditched at sea. He got aboard his life-raft,
and his aircraft sank in 58 seconds. He was rescued by
a whaleboat from the USS Floyd B.Parks-DD-884. WELL-
DONE, Parks.

Keywords: Korean War, VC-3, Lt.John J.Wright, USS Bon Homme
Richard-CV-31, USS Floyd B.Parks-DD-884.







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