Rafael Celestino Benitez, USN

Born  22 Mar 1917Juncos, Puerto Rico
Died  6 Mar 1999(81)Oxford, Talbot County, Maryland, USA

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1 Jun 1939 Ensign
1 Jun 1942 Lt.(j.g.)
15 Jun 1942 T/Lt.
15 Mar 1944 T/Lt.Cdr.


Warship Commands listed for Rafael Celestino Benitez, USN

USS Halibut (232)T/Lt.Cdr.Submarine15 Feb 194519 May 1945

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Submarine USS Halibut (232)

27 Feb 1945
USS Halibut (Lt.Cdr. R.C. Benitez, USN) arrived in the Panama Canal Zone.

2 Mar 1945
USS Halibut (Lt.Cdr. R.C. Benitez, USN) departed the Panama Canal Zone for the Portsmouth Navy Yard.

11 Mar 1945
USS Halibut (Lt.Cdr. R.C. Benitez, USN) arrived at the Portsmouth Navy Yard for repairs and refit.

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