USS Corry (DD-463)

Casualty List

Navy US Navy
Type Destroyer
Class Bristol 
Pennant DD 463 
Built by Charleston Navy Yard (Charleston, South Carolina, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 12 Jun 1940 
Laid down 4 Sep 1940 
Launched 28 Jul 1941 
Commissioned 18 Dec 1941 
Lost 6 Jun 1944 
Loss position 49.31N, 01.11W
  (Lt Cmdr George Dewey Hoffman, USN)Sunk by a mine off Utah Beach at Normandy, France in position 4931'N, 0111'W.
24 of her crew were lost and 55 wounded; in all there are 205 survivors rescued by the USS Butler,Fitch,Hobson and PT 199 which include the Commanding officer.