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CAPT JOHN P. ADAMS, USN
FLIGHT LOG ID: 1885


Service Date In: 06/01/1940
Service Date Out: 06/01/1972
Date of Birth: 02/20/1919
Aviation Designation: Naval Aviator
State/College: Col. of Emporia KS
City, State: Pensacola, FL

Highest Personal Decoration or Award

Navy Cross (2awards)

Theaters/Campaigns

World War II

Aircraft

Wildcat
Hellcat
Corsair
Bearcat
Cougar

Ship/Units/Deployments

USS Yorktown CV5 1st
6mo.ofWWII&CV10Last3
USS Siboney CVE-112

Associations/Service Organizations

USS Siboney CVE-112
VP of NAMF

Significant Achievements

Last plane to fly off USS Yorktown CV-5 in Batl of Midway while under attack-got a torpedo plane, but CV-5 sunk so he landed on USS Enterprise CV-6. CO of VF-41.

Additional Photos

Based on code developed by Richards Consulting Group