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USS Salute first reunion committee, 1986

USS Salute first reunion committee, 1986

The US Embassy in Brunei, has put up a Memorial in memory of the nine crew members that lost their lives while serving aboard the mine sweeper USS Salute AM 294.   Edward F. Banach SM 3/C William T. Brown  MOMM 2/C Kaley C. Crotwell EM 2/C David C. Lowry Jr. MOMM 3/C Roy Mickel Ojala   GM 2/C Ralph C. Shafer MOMM 2/C Carl J. Swanson FM 1/C Willard G. Turley SM 2/C Douglas E. Van Dreese SM 1/C

The US Embassy in Brunei, has put up a Memorial in memory of the nine crew members that lost their lives while serving aboard the mine sweeper USS Salute AM 294. Edward F. Banach SM 3/C William T. Brown MOMM 2/C Kaley C. Crotwell EM 2/C David C. Lowry Jr. MOMM 3/C Roy Mickel Ojala GM 2/C Ralph C. Shafer MOMM 2/C Carl J. Swanson FM 1/C Willard G. Turley SM 2/C Douglas E. Van Dreese SM 1/C

USS Salute (AM-294)  Admirable Class Minesweeper: Displacement: 625 tons Length: 184'6" Beam: 33' Draft: 10' Speed: 15 knots Armament: 1 3"/50 Complement: 104 Diesel-electric engines, twin screws, 1,800 h.p. Built at Puget Sound Bridge and commissioned 1943  Sunk by mine, S. of Borneo on 8 Jun 45

USS Salute (AM-294) Admirable Class Minesweeper: Displacement: 625 tons Length: 184'6" Beam: 33' Draft: 10' Speed: 15 knots Armament: 1 3"/50 Complement: 104 Diesel-electric engines, twin screws, 1,800 h.p. Built at Puget Sound Bridge and commissioned 1943 Sunk by mine, S. of Borneo on 8 Jun 45

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Wreck of USS Salute Laid down in November 1942 as an Admirable Class Minesweeper, USS Salute commissioned into US Navy service in December 1943 as a member of the US Pacific Fleet.

USS Salute Reunion 2002 Goshen, IN

USS Salute Reunion 2002 Goshen, IN

uss salute am 294 - Google Search

uss salute am 294 - Google Search

Photo of the Salute wreck as she sleeps on the ocean floor.   USS Salute (AM-294/USS Salute) This wreck lies 24 km from Labuan on the Barat Banks, south-east of Rusukan Kecil island, only 1.4 km away from the Australian wreck. The USS Salute was a US Navy Minesweeper and escorted convoys between Pearl Harbor and several ports in the Far East. The ship was operating in Brunei Bay where it struck a mine on the 8 June 1945. The ship buckled amidships when she sank, with the bow folding back…

Photo of the Salute wreck as she sleeps on the ocean floor. USS Salute (AM-294/USS Salute) This wreck lies 24 km from Labuan on the Barat Banks, south-east of Rusukan Kecil island, only 1.4 km away from the Australian wreck. The USS Salute was a US Navy Minesweeper and escorted convoys between Pearl Harbor and several ports in the Far East. The ship was operating in Brunei Bay where it struck a mine on the 8 June 1945. The ship buckled amidships when she sank, with the bow folding back…

The American Wreck - USS Salute

The American Wreck - USS Salute

1945

1945

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