Fordham, Percy
survey sheet - handwritten



Date of Enlistment: April 2, 1917
Military Camps to which went:
* U.S.N.R.F. {U.S. Naval Reserve Force] Camp at Bensonhurst, N.Y.
Units to which belonged:
* U.S. Sub[marine]. Chaser 340. Did patrol duty from Norfolk, Va to Jacksonville, Fla.
Date of trip overseas: Sept. 8, 1919
Service there: Held Up at Ponta Delgada, Azores, on account of Armistice. Left there, Jan. 8, 1919 and did patrol duty in the West Indies
Date of return: Feb. 25, 1919
Date of demobilization: March 4, 1919
Honors received: --



Besch, Michael D. "Section Bases of District Three." In A Navy Second to None: The History of U.S. Naval Training in World War I (Google Books) -- see Section Base 6, Bensonhurst,+bensonhurst,+wwi&hl=en&sa=X&ei=EYf2UbjdL5LF4AOX14GwAw&ved=0CD4Q6AEwAQ#v=onepage&q=section%20base%206%2C%20bensonhurst%2C%20wwi&f=false

SC-340 (Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships)

Ponta Delgada (Azores) (Wikipedia)

World War I Monument [Ponta Delgada] (Panaramio)