George Ellis Pierce, USN

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Ranks

  Lt.Cdr.

Decorations

May/Jul 45 Navy Cross (1)
  Navy Cross (1)

Warship Commands listed for George Ellis Pierce, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Tunny (282)Lt.Cdr.Submarine10 Jul 19446 Jul 1945

Career information

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Events related to this officer

Submarine USS Tunny (282)


4 Aug 1944
USS Tunny (Lt.Cdr. G.E. Pierce) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 7th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the south China Sea.

1 Sep 1944
USS Tunny (Lt.Cdr. G.E. Pierce) is damaged by aerial bombs east of Luzon Strait, south-east of Formosa in position 21°50'N, 119°18'E and is forced to terminate her patrol.

17 Sep 1944
USS Tunny (Lt.Cdr. G.E. Pierce) ended her 7th war patrol at Pearl Harbor.

20 Sep 1944
USS Tunny (Lt.Cdr. G.E. Pierce) departed from Pearl Harbor bound for the Hunters Point Navy Yard for repairs and a major overhaul.

26 Sep 1944
USS Tunny (Lt.Cdr. G.E. Pierce) arrived at the Hunters Point Navy Yard.

3 Feb 1945
With her overhaul completed USS Tunny (Cdr. G.E. Pierce) departed from Pearl Harbor bound for Saipan.

5 Mar 1945
USS Tunny (Cdr. G.E. Pierce) departed from Saipan for her 8th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol of the Ryukyu Islands.

4 Apr 1945
USS Tunny (Cdr. G.E. Pierce) sank a Japanese sampan with gunfire east of the Bonin Islands in position 29°27'N, 146°42'E.

14 Apr 1945
USS Tunny (Cdr. G.E. Pierce) ended her 8th war patrol at Pearl Harbor.

28 May 1945
USS Tunny (Cdr. G.E. Pierce) departed from Saipan for her 9th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the Sea of Japan.

6 Jul 1945
USS Tunny (Cdr. G.E. Pierce) ended her 9th war patrol at Pearl Harbor.


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