George Garvie Molumphy, USN

Born  25 Feb 1908
Died  14 Oct 1972(64)


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Ranks

4 Jun 1934 Lt. (j.g.)
1 Jul 1939 Lt.
15 Jun 1942 T/Lt.Cdr.
1 Nov 1942 T/Cdr.

Decorations

Warship Commands listed for George Garvie Molumphy, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Mallard (ASR 4)Lt.MinesweeperAug 194122 Sep 1942
USS Dolphin (169)T/Cdr.Submarineearly 1943Aug 1943
USS Skipjack (184)T/Cdr.Submarine7 Sep 194321 Sep 1944
USS Ling (297)T/Cdr.Submarine8 Jun 1945Jan 1946

Career information

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Events related to this officer

Submarine USS Skipjack (184)


11 Jan 1944
After three unsuccessful war patrols USS Skipjack (Lt.Cdr. George Garvie Molumphy) left Pearl Harbor for her 9th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the Caroline and Mariana islands.

26 Jan 1944 (position 8.51, 157.10)
USS Skipjack (Lt.Cdr. G.G. Molumphy) torpedoed and sank the Japanese destroyer Suzukaze (offsite link) about 140 nautical miles north-west of Ponape, Caroline Islands in position 08°51'N, 157°10'E, and the Japanese transport ship Okitsu Maru (6666 GRT) about 150 nautical miles north-west of Ponape in position 09°22'N, 157°26'E.

7 Mar 1944
USS Skipjack (Lt.Cdr. G.G. Molumphy) ended her 9th war patrol at Pearl Harbor. After torpedo trials Skipjack went to the Mare Island Navy Yard for an overhaul.


Submarine USS Ling (297)


6 Jul 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Ling (Cdr. G.G. Molumphy, USN) departed the Boston Navy Yard and arrived at the Portsmouth Navy Yard.

18 Jul 1945
USS Ling (Cdr. G.G. Molumphy, USN) departed the the Portsmouth Navy Yard and arrived at the Boston Navy Yard.

21 Jul 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Ling (Cdr. G.G. Molumphy, USN) departed the Boston Navy Yard and arrived at the Portsmouth Navy Yard.

26 Jul 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Ling (Cdr. G.G. Molumphy, USN) departed the the Portsmouth Navy Yard and arrived at the Boston Navy Yard.

29 Jul 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Ling (Cdr. G.G. Molumphy, USN) departed the Boston Navy Yard and arrived at Newport, Rhode Island for torpedo trials.

1 Aug 1945
Having completed her torpedo trials, USS Ling (Cdr. G.G. Molumphy, USN), arrived at New London Connecticut for further outfitting at the Electric Boat Company.


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