JAMES W. DANFORTH, LTJG, USN
James Danforth '38
Date of birth: June 28, 1915
Date of death: February 18, 1942
From the 1938 Lucky Bag:
The book "Standing Into Danger" by Cassie Brown detail's Truxtun's loss, as well as the loss of USS Pollux (AKS 2) and USS Wilkes (DD 441). The website "Dead Reckoning: The Pollux-Truxtun Disaster" is also devoted to the topic.