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James Alfred Goodwin, Sr
Birth: Sep. 7, 1886
Chowan County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Apr. 15, 1969
Portsmouth City
Virginia, USA

United States Naval Officer. A Lieutenant in the United States Navy, on April 19, 1917, while a gunner's mate aboard the troop transport “USS Mongolia”, he was credited with sinking a German submarine in the English Channel, seven miles southeast of Beachy Head. The sinking was the first official hostile action against Germany after the U.S. entered the World War I. (bio by: Michael Vance Baker) 
 
Burial:
Barnes-Culpepper Family Cemetery
Chesapeake
Chesapeake City
Virginia, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Michael Vance Baker
Record added: Apr 17, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13981907
James Alfred Goodwin, Sr
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