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1947

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Harold G. Eaton. Captain, Merchant Marine(Naval Reserve), Commanding S.S. Raphael Semmes. 15 April 1884 - 28 June 1942

He went down with his ship, torpedoed at 20 30' N-60 30' W, while returning from delivering munitions to Russia. At sea from the age of sixteen, he commanded the U.S. Transport Buford in World War I and the steamship Raphael Semmes, War Shipping Board, in World War II. Mariners Medal.

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World War II, Bangor Maine, Killed in action, Veterans

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