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Francesco Carmen Ringuiso

Birth
Death 18 Dec 1944
At Sea
Burial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines
Plot Tablets Of The Missing
Memorial ID 171226811 · View Source
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Son of Mr. & Mrs. John Ringuiso who resided in Waterbury, Connecticut.

Francesco served as a Water Tender First Class, U.S.S. Spence (DD-512), U.S. Navy during World War II.

He resided in New Haven County, Connecticut prior to the war.

The U.S.S. Spence, along with the U.S.S. Hull (DD-350) and the U.S.S. Monaghan (DD-354) sank during Typhoon Cobra off the East Coast of the Philippines during the war.

Francesco was declared "Missing In Action" in this sinking.

Service # 6423526

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Losses & survivors by Ship:

Hull ~ 202 crew members with 62 survivors.
Monaghan ~ 256 crew members with 6 survivors.
Spence ~ 317 crew members with 23 survivors.

Total of those lost: 775
Total survivors: 91

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Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

Special thanks to:
Janice Hollandsworth for finding that this record was not recorded at Manila!

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Inscription

WT1C, US NAVY WORLD WAR II


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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 13 Oct 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 171226811
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Francesco Carmen Ringuiso (unknown–18 Dec 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 171226811, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .