Joseph Hunt Bourland, USN

Born  31 Jan 1911Clarendon, Donley County, Texas, USA
Died  11 Jul 1943(32)USS Runner (loss date is an appoximate one)


1 Jul 1940 Lt.
1 Oct 1942 T/Lt.Cdr.


Warship Commands listed for Joseph Hunt Bourland, USN

USS Runner (i) (275)T/Lt.Cdr.Submarine6 May 19431 Jul 1943

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Submarine USS Runner (i) (275)

6 May 1943
USS Runner (Cdr. F.W. Fenno) ended her 2nd war patrol at Midway.

27 May 1943
USS Runner (Lt.Cdr. J.H. Bourland) departed from Midway for her 3rd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol off Hokkaido and the Kuril Islands. She is never heard from again.

11 Jun 1943 (position 41.00, 141.30)
USS Runner (Lt.Cdr. J.H. Bourland) torpedoed and sank the Japanese merchant cargo ship Seinan Maru (1338 GRT) off Monomi Zaki, off the north-west coast of Honshu, Japan in position 41°00'N, 141°30'E.

24 Jun 1943 (position 48.06, 153.15)
USS Runner (Lt.Cdr. J.H. Bourland) torpedoed and sank the Japanese army cargo ship Shinryu Maru (4935 GRT) off Matsuwa Island, Kuriles in position 48°06'N, 153°15'E.

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