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LCDR WILLIAM S. EMERSON, USN/USNR
FLIGHT LOG ID: 1021


Service Date In: 05/27/1942
Service Date Out: 06/01/1969
Date of Birth: 05/12/1922
Aviation Designation: Naval Aviator
State/College: Univ of Missouri
City, State: Columbia, MO

Highest Personal Decoration or Award

Navy Cross

Theaters/Campaigns

Asiatic/Pac/Korea

Aircraft

SB2C
F9F-6,8
SBD
F4U
AD

Ship/Units/Deployments

USS Lexington VB-19, 07/09/44
Bombing Eleven VB-11, 10/01/45
USS Phil. Sea. VC-3, 07/05/50

Associations/Service Organizations

Naval Av Museum
Ret. Officers Assn
Inter Assn of Turtle
Tailhook Assn
Assn of Nav Aviation

Significant Achievements

Flew A-1H(AD-6) #135300 which is on display in the museum on October 27, 1954. Made the 27,000th landing on the USS Lexington April 1946.
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