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Andrew Gordon Johnson

Andrew Gordon Johnson

 Navy-Marine Corps Medal

Rank/Rate Seaman, First Class
Service Number 812 17 02
Birth Date July 21, 1918
From Port Richmond, New York
Decorations Navy and Marine Corps Medal
Submarine USS Cod (SS-224)
Loss Date April 26, 1945
Location Near 26 15'N, 121 25'E
Circumstances Lost overboard while fighting after torpedo room casualty
Remarks

Andrew was born in New York, New York.

Seaman First Class Andrew G. Johnson (NSN: 8121702), United States Navy, was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal (posthumously) for heroic conduct in assisting in the rescue of a shipmate when the USS COD's after torpedo room caught fire on 26 April 1945.

USS Cod is on display in Cleveland, Ohio.

Photo and information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.

 

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