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Charles Leslie Grant
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Birth: unknown
Death: Aug. 23, 1943, At Sea

US NAVY WORLD WAR II
Water Tender 1st Class, Charles L. Grant MIA/KIA
Hometown: Elmira New York
Ship: USS Ingraham DD-444
Service # 2384354
Awards: American Campaign Medal,
European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal
Captain: Commander W. M. Haynsworth Jr. MIA/KIA

Mission: Escort ( Convoy) duty
Mission Date: 22-Aug-42
Location: off the coast of Nova Scotia
Cause: Sunk In Collision with USS Chemung AO-30, Convoy AT-20
Crew: of ? MIA/KIA

The ship and crew lost August 22 1942 the crew declared officially KIA on August 23 1943.

The destroyer Ingraham on July 19, 1941 and with the outbreak of World War II commenced escort duty for convoys sailing from New York and Halifax to the British Isles. On the night of 22 August, as she was investigating a collision between the destroyer Buck and a merchant vessel, Ingraham collided with the oil tanker Chemung in heavy fog off the coast of Nova Scotia and Ingraham sank almost immediately. Depth charges on her stern exploded. Only 11 men survived the collision. She was struck from the Naval Vessel Register on 11 September 1942.
The Destroyer U.S.S. Haynsworth was named in the Commanders honor and commissioned on June 22, 1944.

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Burial:
East Coast Memorial
Manhattan
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Plot: Tablets of the Missing
 
Maintained by: John Dowdy
Originally Created by: ShaneO
Record added: Jan 26, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 84055663
 

 
 
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