Bessie <I>Moorhead</I> Reed

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Bessie Moorhead Reed

  • Birth 21 Dec 1883 Dunlap, Harrison County, Iowa, USA
  • Death 23 Sep 1966 Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
  • Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
  • Plot Sec: 35, Site: 736
  • Memorial ID 49355220

Wife of US Navy Captain Allen B. Reed. On September 6, 1944, she sponsored the submarine, USS Torsk. Torsk sank the last enemy combatant ship of WW2 when it sank a Japanese coastal patrol boat in August 1945. USS Torsk is presently a museum ship at the Baltimore Maritime Museum.


Family Members

Gravesite Details Widow Of Allen B

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  • Maintained by: John Donne
  • Originally Created by: John C. Anderson
  • Added: 6 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 49355220
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Bessie Moorhead Reed (21 Dec 1883–23 Sep 1966), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49355220, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by John Donne (contributor 47286829) .