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Posted April 11. 2018 12:05PM

No medal for priest who comforted the dying after USS Indianapolis was sunk in shark infested waters after delivering A-bomb

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Survivors of Indianapolis on Guam, in August 1945. 

A Waterbury group was unable to get a posthumous medal for city native Navy Chaplain Lt. Thomas Conway, who spent his last three days swimming in shark-infested waters comforting fellow crewmen who survived the July 1945 sinking of the USS Indianapolis.