Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Wilmington, NC's Role At Pearl Harbor-- Part 4

Seaman 2nd Class Lawrence Homer Henderson from Hamstead was on the USS California.

Baker Taylor Marion Jeffords, New Hanover High School Class of 1939, was on the USS West Virginia.

Joseph C. Nesbitt, later long-time Wilmington Star-News photographer, was on seaplane tender USS Avocet.

Lt. Nelson Robinson was on a destroyer.

Lt. Benjamin Adams was on a submarine.  His wife, Catherine Cantwell Adams lives on Waikiki.

U.S. Mintz, New Hanover HS Class of 1939 was on the USS Oklahoma.

Conrad Lott of Leland was on the USS West Virginia.

Roscoe A. Cole, Jr was in a harbor defense unit.

M.C. Dobson was at a Naval Air Station.

Nelson Robinson was on a destroyer.

William H. Barry

More to Come.  --GreGen

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