Delbert Fred Williamson, USN

Born  12 May 1904Koshkonong, Oregon County, Missouri, USA
Died  3 Jul 1988(84)Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, USA


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Ranks

1 Jul 1941 Lt.Cdr.
20 Mar 1945 T/Capt.

Decorations

Warship Commands listed for Delbert Fred Williamson, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS S-33 (138)Submarine16 Oct 1940mid 1941
USS Drum (228)Lt.Cdr.Submarine2 Nov 194323 Jun 1944

Career information

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Events related to this officer

Submarine USS Drum (228)


2 Nov 1943
USS Drum (Lt.Cdr. D.F. Williamson) departed from Brisbane for her 8th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol between the Caroline Islands and New Ireland.

11 Nov 1943 (position 1.00, 149.20)
USS Drum (Lt.Cdr. D.F. Williamson) possibly torpedoed and sank the Japanese troop transport Kanayamasan Maru (2869 GRT) about 250 nautical miles north-east of the Admiralty Islands in position 01°00'N, 149°20'E.

17 Nov 1943 (position 1.45, 148.20)
USS Drum (Lt.Cdr. D.F. Williamson) torpedoed and sank the Japanese submarine depot ship Hie Maru (11621 GRT, offsite link) north-north-west of New Ireland in position 01°45'N, 148°20'E.

22 Nov 1943 (position 2.53, 141.36)
USS Drum (Lt.Cdr. D.F. Williamson) is damaged by depth charges north of New Guinea in position 02°53'N, 141°36'E, and is forced to terminate her patrol.

5 Dec 1943
USS Drum (Lt.Cdr. D.F. Williamson) ended her 8th war patrol at Pearl Harbor. She is sent to the US west coast for an overhaul.

29 Mar 1944
With her overhaul completed USS Drum (Lt.Cdr. D.F. Williamson) returns to Pearl Harbor.

9 Apr 1944
USS Drum (Lt.Cdr. D.F. Williamson) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 9th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol off the Bonin Islands.

31 May 1944
USS Drum (Lt.Cdr. D.F. Williamson) ended her 9th war patrol at Majuro.


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