John Paul Roach, USN

Born  31 Aug 1909
Died  8 Dec 1967(58)


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Ranks

26 Jun 1940 Lt.
18 Nov 1942 T/Cdr.

Decorations

Warship Commands listed for John Paul Roach, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Haddock (231)T/Cdr.Submarine1 Dec 19437 Feb 1945

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Events related to this officer

Submarine USS Haddock (231)


14 Dec 1943
USS Haddock (Cdr. J.P. Roach) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 8th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol off Truk together with USS Tullibee and USS Halibut.

19 Jan 1944 (position 12.12, 146.26)
USS Haddock (Cdr. J.P. Roach) torpedoed and damaged the Japanese escort carrier Unyo (offsite link, 17830 tons) about 140 nautical miles east-south-east of Guam in position 12°12'N, 146°26'E.

5 Feb 1944
USS Haddock (Cdr. J.P. Roach) ended her 8th war patrol at Pearl Harbor.

10 Mar 1944
USS Haddock (Cdr. J.P. Roach) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 9th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol of the Bonin Islands.

17 Apr 1944
USS Haddock (Cdr. J.P. Roach) torpedoed and sank the Japanese auxiliary minesweeper Noshiro Maru No.2 (126 GRT) about 120 nautical miles east of Haha Jima.

10 May 1944
USS Haddock (Cdr. J.P. Roach) ended her 9th war patrol at Pearl Harbor.

8 Oct 1944
USS Haddock (Cdr. J.P. Roach) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 10th war patrol. She formed an attack group with USS Halibut and USS Tuna. They were to patrol in the Philippines.

10 Dec 1944
USS Haddock (Cdr. J.P. Roach) ended her 10th war patrol at Pearl Harbor.

23 Jan 1945
USS Haddock (Cdr. J.P. Roach) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 11th war patrol. She was to patrol off the Ryukyu Islands.


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