William Naylor Wylie, USN

Born  14 Oct 1907Tiffin, Ohio


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Ranks

2 Jun 1938 Lt.
  Lt.Cdr.
15 Oct 1942 T/Cdr.

Decorations

Apr/May 45 Navy Cross (1)

Warship Commands listed for William Naylor Wylie, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS R-15 (92)Lt.SubmarineNov 1940May 1942
USS Scorpion (278)Lt.Cdr.Submarine1 Oct 194223 Sep 1943
USS Stormes (DD 780)T/Cdr.Destroyer27 Jan 19454 May 1947

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Events related to this officer

Submarine USS R-15 (92)


1 Mar 1942
USS R-15 departed Bermuda for St. Thomas, Virgin Islands.

5 Mar 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-15 arrived at St. Thomas, Virgin Islands from Bermuda.


Submarine USS Scorpion (278)


22 Feb 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Scorpion (Lt.Cdr. W.N. Wylie, USN) departed New London, Connecticut for Key West, Florida.

26 Feb 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Scorpion (Lt.Cdr. W.N. Wylie, USN) arrived at Key West, Florida from New London, Connecticut.

2 Mar 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Scorpion (Lt.Cdr. W.N. Wylie, USN) departed Key West, Florida for the Panama Canal Zone.

9 Mar 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Scorpion (Lt.Cdr. W.N. Wylie, USN) transited the Panama Canal.

24 Mar 1943
USS Scorpion (Lt.Cdr. William N. Wylie) arrived at Pearl Harbor from the US East coast.

5 Apr 1943
USS Scorpion (Lt.Cdr. W.N. Wylie) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 1st war patrol. She was ordered to patrol off the east coast of Honshu in Japanese home waters.

19 Apr 1943
USS Scorpion (Lt.Cdr. W.N. Wylie) lays mines s off Kashima Nada, Japan.

20 Apr 1943
USS Scorpion (Lt.Cdr. W.N. Wylie) torpedoed and sank the Japanese auxiliary gunboat Meiji Maru No.1 (1934 GRT) off east central coast of Honshu, Japan in position 37°10'N, 141°25'E.

27 Apr 1943
USS Scorpion (Lt.Cdr. W.N. Wylie) torpedoed and sank the Japanese merchant cargo ship Yuzan Maru (6380 GRT) off the east coast of Honshu, Japan in position 38°08'N, 143°03'E.

30 Apr 1943
USS Scorpion (Lt.Cdr. W.N. Wylie) sank the Japanese guard boat Ebisu Maru No.5 (131 GRT) with gunfire east of Japan in position 37°24'N, 154°40'E.

8 May 1943
USS Scorpion (Lt.Cdr. W.N. Wylie) ended her 1st war patrol at Pearl Harbor.

29 May 1943
USS Scorpion (Lt.Cdr. W.N. Wylie) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 2nd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the Yellow Sea.

2 Jun 1943
USS Scorpion (Lt.Cdr. W.N. Wylie) topped up with fuel at Midway.

3 Jul 1943
USS Scorpion (Lt.Cdr. W.N. Wylie) torpedoed and sank the Japanese merchant cargo ships Anzan Maru (3890 GRT) and Kokuryu Maru (6112 GRT) in the Yellow Sea in position 38°20'N, 124°25'E.

26 Jul 1943
USS Scorpion (Lt.Cdr. W.N. Wylie) ended her 2nd war patrol at Pearl Harbor.


Destroyer USS Stormes (DD 780)


14 Feb 1945
USS Stormes departed from Seattle bound for San Diego.

1 Apr 1945
With her shakedown at San Diego completed USS Stormes sails to the Bremerton Navy Yard.

22 Apr 1945
USS Stormes departed from the Bremerton Navy Yard bound for Pearl Harbor.

30 Apr 1945
USS Stormes arrived at Pearl Harbor.

23 May 1945
USS Stormes arrived in the Okinawa area.

25 May 1945 (position 27.06, 127.38)
USS Stormes is hit by a Japanese kamikaze aircraft in position 27°06'N, 127°38'E. 21 of her crew were killed and 15 were injured. The damaged destroyer limped into Kerama Retto.

5 Jul 1945
After being patched up USS Stormes moves to Buckner Bay where she enters a floating dry-dock.

13 Aug 1945
USS Stormes leaves the floating dry-dock at Buckner Bay.

17 Aug 1945
USS Stormes departed from Buckner Bay bound for the Hunters Point Navy Yard for full repairs and overhaul.

17 Sep 1945
USS Stormes arrived at the Hunters Point Navy Yard.


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