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CAPT W.P. TANNER, USN
FLIGHT LOG ID: 1581


Service Date In: 05/01/1939
Service Date Out: 06/01/1965
Date of Birth: 10/31/1916
Aviation Designation: Patrol Plane Cdr
State/College: Univ. of So. Cal.
City, State: Long Beach, CA

Highest Personal Decoration or Award

Dist. Flying Cross

Theaters/Campaigns

Pacific/European

Aircraft

PBY
PBM
P2V
R4D
TV

Ship/Units/Deployments

CO - VP-22
OP OfC USS Princeton
Ast.C/S LogCINCPAEFL

Associations/Service Organizations

Ret. Officers Assn
Assn of Nav Aviation
PH Survivors

Significant Achievements

DFC with gold star for second. Sank Japanese submarine with USS Ward one hour prior to attack on Pearl Harbor 12/07/41.
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