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  • Venoy Merrill Anderson (1918 - 1942)
    KILLED IN ACTION - USS HAMMANN (DD-412) DESTROYER, SUNK BY I-168, BATTLE OF MIDWAY. DECLARED DEAD, 06/06/1942 AS Venoy M Anderson BIRTH 5 Jun 1918 DEATH 6 Jun 1942 (aged 24) BURIAL Memory Grove Me...
  • Malcolm Carlisle Wright (c.1908 - 1942)
    WRIGHT, MALCOLM CARLISLE, Chief Machinist's Mate, (no. 3810576), US Navy, [Family] Wife, Mrs. Betty Jane Wright, 4148 Ohio St., San Diego, Calif. [Casualty] Killed in combat, declared dead June 6, 1942...
  • James Gordon Woodruff (c.1917 - 1942)
    WOODRUFF, JAMES GORDON, Ensign, (no. O-085574), US Navy Reserve, [Family] Mother, Mrs. Gertrude B. Ferguson, Ferwood, Watch Hill, RI. [Casualty] Missing, later declared dead June 7, 1943. [Event] Midwa...
  • Edward George Willett (c.1920 - 1942)
    WILLETT, EDWARD GEORGE, Gunner's Mate Second Class, (no. 2123111), US Navy, [Family] Wife, Mrs. Nellie Willett, 38 12th Ave., Paterson, NJ. [Casualty] Missing, later declared dead June 7, 1943. [Event]...
  • George Willis West (c.1915 - 1942)
    WEST, GEORGE WILLIS, Seaman First Class, (no. 3602161), US Navy, [Family] Mother, Mrs. Mae West, Box 351, Silsbee, Tex. [Casualty] Missing, later declared dead June 7, 1943. [Event] Midway, June 6, 194...

USS Hammann DD-412 was a Destroyer in the US Navy. It was sunk at the Battle of Midway, June 6, 1942 while lying aside the USS Yorktown offering salvage services. Commanding Officer Arnold E. True.

Note that a ship with the same name was commissioned after the loss of DD-412. Destroyer Escort USS Hammann, DE-131.

USS Hammann (DD-412), a World War II-era Sims-class destroyer in the service of the United States Navy, was named after Ensign Charles Hammann, a Medal of Honor recipient from World War I. Hammann was sunk during the Battle of Midway, trying to assist the sinking aircraft carrier USS Yorktown.

The ship was attacked by a Japanese submarine. As she sank her own depth charges went off and were responsible for many of the deaths of crewmen in the water.

Two ships in the United States Navy have been named USS Hammann for Ensign Charles Hammann.

USS Hammann (DD-412), was a destroyer, commissioned in 1939 and sunk in enemy action in 1942
USS Hammann (DE-131), was a destroyer escort, commissioned in 1942 and decommissioned in 1946