Remembering those that were lost on the USS SIGSBEE DD-502  

This Memorial Page is dedicated to the following sailors who gave their lives serving our country on the USS SIGSBEE.  Their names and faces will forever remain in the hearts and minds of family, friends, and shipmates. Take a few moments to reflect on what their sacrifice meant.   

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War drew us from our homeland

In the sunlit springtime of our youth

Those who did not come back alive remain

in perpetual springtime – forever young –

And a part of them is with us always.” 

Author Unkown

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The color Memorial photos below were donated by Wayne VanDerVoort whose father was a WW II Destroyerman on the USS Norman Scott. Thanks Wayne, for your thoughtfulness on behalf of the families of those killed in action.

Burton J. Adams, S1c

General Quarters: Stern 20 mm's

Guy "Chuck" Amburgey, MM2/c 

General Quarters: Stern 20 mm's 

 

Clayton R. Bryant SF1/c

GQ Repair party #3

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Robert L. Cheety, Cox

GQ 5 Inch Gun # 4

 

Carlton R. Cox, F1/c

GQ Aft steering

Joseph W. Freeman, BM2/c

GQ 5 Inch Gun # 5

 

Callis C. Gwynn, S2/c

GQ Stern 20 mm's

 

Joe Hagston, S1/c

GQ Depth charges

Lt. George G. Hart  

GQ Repair pary #3 

 

Joseph L. Heflin, S1/c

GQ Depth charges

 

Edwin C. Hoover, F1/c

GQ Stern 20 mm's

William O. Hudson, S2/c

GQ Stern 20 mm's

 

Gerard P. Keller, S2/c

GQ Stern 20 mm's

 

Sterling J. LeBlanc, SC3/c

GQ Stern 20 mm's

Ensign Dick Mayo Lykes

GQ Stern 20 mm's

Edwin F. McGraw, MM3/c

GQ Stern 20 mm's

 

Ernest P. Mullem, M3/c

GQ Repair party #3

 

Sherman L. Millirans, F1/c

GQ Repair party #3

 

Lawrence E. Mueller, EM2/c

GQ Repair party #3

 

Clair E. Musser, S2/c

GQ Stern 20 mm's

Myer H. Shapiro, F1/c

Lost Overboard 7/25/43/

Anthony D. Sox, S1/c  

In aft crew quarters sickbay

 

Robert F. Wright, S2/c

GQ Stern 20 mm's

 

Rogers B.Young, F1/c

GQ Aft steering

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