Member Spotlight Found in Navy Widows' Certificates The National Archives Navy Widows' Certificates Location: Navy Widows' CertificatesPPoPowers, Starling (#15987)Page 9
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USS GUDGEON

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  1. Sandylee54l

    Sandylee54l (25 Oct 2012)

    ANOTHER LOSS ON THIS SUBMARINE WAS CHIEF PHARM, MATE JOHN MACON POWLES. HE HAD A SON BORN LESS THAN A YEAR OF HIS DEATH ON THE USS GUDGEON,NAMED RICHARD JOHN POWLES,BROOKLYN NY, HIS CHILDREN: TRACEY,JOHN, RICHARD JR. 1973-1989 AND JOAN POWLES ALL PA.
  2. Sandylee54l

    Sandylee54l (25 Oct 2012)

    THIS SHIP WAS ON A SUICIDE MISSION AND THE MEN KNEW THEY WERN'T COMING BACK. NAVY WILL NOT GIVE ANY INFO ON THAT MISSION. IT WAS LOST OFF THE COAST OF SIPAN.

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