Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum Archives

Barry, Joseph Edit

Summary

Agent Type
Person

Dates

  • November 23, 1924 - October 1, 2016 (Existence)

Name Forms

  • Barry, Joseph

Notes

  • Biography/Historical Note

    Joseph Barry, from Trenton, New Jersey, served aboard Intrepid as a radioman during World War II. While aboard Intrepid, Barry worked in the radio shack, which was inside of the island, decoding messages. He also experienced the torpedo attack at Truk and multiple kamikaze attacks. After his time in the Navy, Joseph Barry worked for, and eventually purchased, his uncle’s appliance repair business.

    January 1943

    Start Date of Military Service

    August 16, 1943

    Start Date of Service Aboard Intrepid

    January 1946

    End Date of Service Aboard Intrepid

    End Date of Military Service