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Dedicated to the men who manned the ships
and the embarked composite squadrons
of Task Unit 77.4.3 (Taffy III)
on October 25, 1944

 

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BOSAMAR logo:  USS GAMBIER BAY (CVE 73)
takes a pounding 
from the IJN heavy cruiser CHIKUMA

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NAME POSITION
RADM Thomas L. Sprague, USN CTG 77.4 (Taffy I)
RADM George R. Henderson, USN COMCARDIV 28 (Taffy I)
RADM Felix B. Stump, USN CTU 77.4.2 (Taffy II)
RADM William D. Sample, USN COMCARDIV 27 (Taffy II)
RADM Clifton A.F. "Ziggy" Sprague, USN CTU 77.4.3 (Taffy III)
RADM Ralph A. Ofstie, USN COMCARDIV 26 (Taffy III)
RADM Francis J. McKenna, USN CO, USS ST LO (CVE 63)
CAPT Walter V.R. Vieweg, USN CO, USS GAMBIER BAY (CVE 73)
CDR William D. Thomas, USN Screen Commander, Taffy III
CDR Ernest E. Evans, USN CO, USS JOHNSTON (DD 557)
CDR Leon S. Kintberger, USN CO, USS HOEL (DD 533)
CDR Amos T. Hathaway, USN CO, USS HEERMANN (DD 532)
LCDR Robert W. Copeland, USNR CO, USS SAMUEL B. ROBERTS (DE 413)
BIOGRAPHIES UNDER DEVELOPMENT - please help
CAPT Douglass P. Johnson, USN CO, USS FANSHAW BAY (CVE 70)
CAPT Dennis J. Sullivan, USN CO, USS WHITE PLAINS (CVE 66)
CAPT Thomas B. Williamson, USN CO, USS KALININ BAY (CVE 68)
CAPT John P. Whitney, USN CO, USS KITKUN BAY (CVE 71)
LCDR John E. Pace, USN CO, USS JOHN C. BUTLER (DE 339)
LCDR Aaron .F. Beyer, Jr., USNR CO, USS RAYMOND (DE 341)
LCDR Sigurd Hansen, USNR CO, USS DENNIS (DE 405)


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