Barnhart, Wayne Allen

Crewmember Status: Living

16/Apr/1924 –

Seaman 1st Class (GM), USNR


Enlisted: St. Louis, Missouri

Boot Camp: USNTS, Farragut, Idaho

Battle Station while aboard DD 803:

Discharged: 25/Jun/1946, US Naval Hospital, Oakland, California


What I remember about the day the DD 803 sank:
May 3, 1946 was a day of quietness until 2:15 pm in the afternoon when we became aware there were enemy planes in the area. 6:15 pm our ship was hit and sank.

My favorite memories of serving on the DD 803:
Memories of Pearl Harbor, Iwo Jima, Okinawa and sinking of the USS Little DD803

My Military Service Timeline
March 2, 1944 – June 25, 1946
RS, San Francisco, California
USS Little (DD-803)
USS Lauderdale (APA-176)
USS Lanier (APA-125)
USN Net Depot, Tiburon, California
Small Craft Facility, San Francisco, California

Ribbons / Medals
Asiatic-Pacific Medal with 2 bronze stars
American Theater Medal
WWII Victory Medal