USS William Seiverling (DE-441)


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Entry: 89107
Subject: BRONZE STAR MEDAL & "V"

Thomas E. (T.E.) Moore wrote on June 5, 2014


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Comments: BT-1 BOYD D. JENRETTE,USN, DC-1 LOUIS LAZIO, USN, were awarded the BRONZE STAR
MEDAL & COMBAT V.

Keywords: On 8, Sept. 1951, the USS WILLIAM SEIVERLING DE-441 in the inner harbor at Wonsan, North Korea, was fired upon by enemy shore batteries. The ship took three hits, one below the waterline at the number 2 fire-room, and retired to Sasebo, Japan for repairs.







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