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CAPT CHANDLER   SWANSON, USN

CAPT CHANDLER SWANSON, USN
FLIGHT LOG ID: 879


Service Date In: 06/01/1937
Service Date Out: 06/01/1969
Date of Birth: 03/28/1915
Aviation Designation: Naval Aviator
State/College: Carleton College
City, State: Winter Park, FL

Highest Personal Decoration or Award

Navy Cross

Theaters/Campaigns

West Pac

Aircraft

SBD
TBM
F6F
F4U
F2H

Ship/Units/Deployments

USS Lexington
USS Bunker Hill, CO
USS Diamond Head

Associations/Service Organizations

Ret. Officers Assn
Tailhook Assn
Assn of Nav Aviation

Significant Achievements

Led 14 TBMs on a torpedo attack strike from the USS Bunker Hill against the Japanese super battle- ship "Yamato" which primarily re- sulted in sinking the BB.
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