|Birth: ||Apr. 29, 1902|
New York County
New York, USA
|Death: ||Nov. 13, 1942|
Born in New York City 29 August 1902, John Stuart Blue graduated from the Academy in 1925. During 1933 he commanded the Presidential yacht Sequoia and served as Aide to President Roosevelt. Between August 1940 and January 1942 he commanded Palmer (DD- 161) and then reported to the light cruiser Juneau (CL-52) as navigator. Lieutenant Commander Blue was killed in action Friday, 13 November 1942 when Juneau sank during the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal.
The destroyer Blue (DD 744), commissioned 20 Mar 1944, was named for John Stuart BLUE, who was killed in action on 13 Nov 1942 when Juneau ship sunk.
He was married to Alice B. Torrey
Victor Blue (1865 - 1928)
Ellen Foote Stuart Bassett (1877 - 1952)
Body lost at sea
Specifically: His ship Juneau was sunk at the Battle of Guadalcanal.
Created by: Eleanor Stuart McKinney ...
Record added: Dec 24, 2009
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