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Ralph R. Skillman


World War II · US Navy · Petty Officer Second Class

Rank: Petty Officer Second Class
United States of America
Ralph-R-Skillman-Small.jpgAdded by: LowellSilvermanRalph R. Skillman (Courtesy of the Newark History Museum)
Rep of Air Support Ops for the Capture of Leyte Is, Philippines, 10/12-27/44, & Act with Jap Fleet, 10/25-26/44 - Page 144Document stated he died of wounds following attack on October 25, 1944
1944 - Page 216Contradictory record indicated he was missing following the October 26, 1944 attack.
1943 - Page 116Transfer from VF-27 back to Suwannee (June 24, 1943)
1943 - Page 282Promotion to AOM2c (December 1, 1943)
1943 - Page 111Transfer to VF-27 (May 27, 1943)
USS Suwannee (CVE-27) 7 February 1944, NH 106578 (Naval History and Heritage Command).jpgAdded by: LowellSilvermanUSS Suwannee (CVE-27) at Kwajalein Harbor, February 7, 1944 (Naval History and Heritage Command)
USS Suwannee (CVE-27) hit on 25 October 1944, NH 71524 (Naval History and Heritage Command).jpgAdded by: LowellSilvermanUSS Suwannee hit on October 25, 1944. The plane at left was an F6F Hellcat which attempted to intercept the kamikaze. (Naval History and Heritage Command)