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|61k||Carl Alfred Weeden was born on 14 April 1916 in Trinidad, Colo. He grew up in Colorado and was appointed a midshipman at the Naval Academy on 22 June 1936.
He graduated from the Naval Academy in June 1940 and reported for duty in USS Arizona (BB 39) on 9 June 1940. Ensign Weeden spent his entire but brief naval career in
Arizona. He was killed during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941 which sank Arizona at the outset. Ensign Weeden was awarded the Purple
Heart Medal posthumously.
USS Weeden (DE 797) (1944-1958) was the first ship to be named in his honor.
(Photo courtesy of the US Naval Academy)
|22k||undated wartime image||Jerry Church|
|228k||19 January 1945: The Atlantic Ocean - USS Weeden (DE 797) underway in Massachusetts Bay, northwest of Cape Cod. Photographed from a blimp of squadron ZP-11. The ship's camouflage may be Measure 32, Design 30D. (U.S. Navy Photo #80-G-301397from the United States National Archives)||Mike Green|
|91k||1951: Avalon, Catalina Island - Our division was USS Goss, USS John C Butler, and USS Weeden. I was Supply Officer on the Goss at the time.||Dorcey D. Beard|
|65k||undated Korean War image||Bill Tennison
Korean War crewmember
|289k||23 August 1956: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada - USS Weeden (DE 797) docked at Vancouver. USS Goss (DE 444) is docked astern of the Weeden. (Photograph by Walter E. Frost) (Photo #AM1506-S3-3-: CVA 447-8718 from the City of Vancouver Archives)||Mike Green|
|View the USS Weeden (DE 797) DANFS history entry located on the Naval History and Heritage Command web site.|
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