USS Sigsbee DD-502
Commander B.V. Russell, USN, Jan. 23, 1943 to May 13, 1944
Academy photo of
first skipper of the
Class of 1926.
Died July 2, 1960
Description of B.J
Russell from the
"Lucky Bag", the
Commander Gordon P. Chung-hoon, USN, May 14, 1944 to June 19, 1945
|Pictured on the left is Gordon P
. Chung-Hoon, Academy Class
of 1934. Photo on the right;
"The Skipper" on the bridge of
the USS SIGSBEE. Died 1979.
Adm. Gordon P. Chung-hoon born in Honolulu Hawaii attended the US Naval Academy. As a young Navy Lieutenant, he was attached to the USS Arizona at the time of the attack on Pearl Harbor. He was awarded the Silver Star and Navy Cross while serving as the commander of the USS Sigsbee. He also served in the Korean war. He retired in 1959 and became state director of agriculture and conservation in his home state. Admiral Chung-Hoon died on July 24, 1979.
John Williams, SM2/c Testimonial to his Captain
Commander H. A. Barnard, USN June 20, 1945 to April 30, 1946
Harry Allan Barnard
third Commander of
the 502. Class photo
1936. Died in Seattle,
Washington Feb. 1,
Commander Charles W. Jenkins, USN (Sigsbee reserve status May 1, 1946 to Decommissioning March 31, 1947
Work in progress attempting to locate photo and information..................
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