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Claiborne Hoyt Weade

Clairborne Hoyt Weade

 

Rank/Rate Chief Torpedoman's Mate
Service Number 274 05 25
Birth Date October 11, 1908
From Leesville, Louisiana
Decorations Purple Heart
Submarine USS Sculpin (SS-191)
Loss Date November 19, 1943
Location North of Oroluk Island near Truk
Circumstances Sunk by Japanese destroyer
Remarks The spelling of Claiborne's last name varies within his family.

Please note that most sources mistakenly spell the island's
name "Groluk."

Photo courtesy of M. H. Wead, nephew.

 

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