42 Powell Tilman Saterfield, Chattanooga, Tennessee

42 Powell Tilman Saterfield, Chattanooga, Tennessee

Powell Tilman “PT” Saterfield

Powell Tilman Saterfield
Powell Tilman Saterfield as a Chief Petty Officer

Rank/Rate:    Ensign

Service Number:    O-309942

Birth Date:    November 18, 1914

From:    Chattanooga, Tennessee

Decorations:    Purple Heart

Submarine:    USS Tullibee (SS-284)

Loss Date:    March 26, 1944

Location:    North of Pelews

Circumstances:    Sunk by circular run of own torpedo

Remarks:    Powell was born in Buford, Georgia.  Photo courtesy of LtCol Sonny Baltimore, USA, grandnephew.

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Chairman: Mike Anderson (SK2(SS)USN) | President: Patrick Ryan (YNC(SS), LCDR USN)

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