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On the flight deck of USS Card, Admiral Royal E. Ingersoll, Commander-in-Chief Atlantic Fleet, awarding the Navy Cross to Lieutenant Charles Hutchins, Captain of USS Borie, for actions against German U-405.

Caption   On the flight deck of USS Card, Admiral Royal E. Ingersoll, Commander-in-Chief Atlantic Fleet, awarding the Navy Cross to Lieutenant Charles Hutchins, Captain of USS Borie, for actions against German U-405. ww2dbase
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Identification Code   80-G-43654
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Photos on Same Day 10 Nov 1943
Photos at Same Place Norfolk, Virginia, United States
Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 28 Jan 2021

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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
28 Oct 2021 04:48:54 PM

The action between USS Borie and U-405 occurred the night of 1-2 Nov 1943 in the mid-Atlantic. This photo was taken 10 Nov 1943 at Norfolk, Virginia. Note Lieutenant Commander Hinton Smith at right, Commanding Officer of USS Goff who had just been awarded the Legion of Merit.

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