Robert L. Baughan, Jr., Oral History Interview

February 5, 1988
Oral History #OH0095
Baughan, Robert L.; Barclay, Morgan J.
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0.01 Cubic Feet, 2 audiocassettes, 2 hours, 36 pages
Preferred Citation
Robert L. Baughan, Jr., Oral History Interview (#OH0095), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
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Rear Admiral Baughan, USNA Class of 1941, comments on duty in and the sinking of the USS LEXINGTON, assignment to the CHAMPLIN, and patrol in the north atlantic and Mediterranean. Postwar duty included service in the WYOMING, SHELTON, PORTERFIELD, and SALEM, trips in Korean waters, and assignments to ComCruDesPac and OPNAV.

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Key terms
Personal Names
Baughan, Robert L.
Corporate Names
Lexington (Aircraft carrier : 1927-1942)
United States Naval Academy
United States. Navy--Officers--Interviews
Coral Sea, Battle of the, 1942
Korean War, 1950-1953--Naval operations
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Mediterranean Sea
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Pacific Ocean