Talbot Edward Harper, USN

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Ranks

3 Jun 1937 Ensign
3 Jun 1940 Lt.(j.g.)
2 Jan 1942 T/Lt.
1 Jul 1943 T/Lt.Cdr.
20 Jul 1945 T/Cdr.

Decorations

Warship Commands listed for Talbot Edward Harper, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Kingfish (234)T/Lt.Cdr.Submarine19 Jun 194431 May 1945
USS Carbonero (337)T/Cdr.Submarine28 Dec 194530 Jun 1948 (1)

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Events related to this officer

Submarine USS Kingfish (234)


19 Jun 1944
USS Kingfish (Lt.Cdr. H.L. Jukes) ended her 8th war patrol at Midway. She is now ordered to the Mare Islands Navy Yard for an overhaul.

1 Jul 1944 (position -5.38, 119.28)
The Japanese merchant cargo ship Nikko Maru (3098 GRT) is sunk by a mine, most likely laid by USS Kingfish on 10 October 1943, off Makassar in position 05°38'S, 119°28'E.

12 Oct 1944
With her overhaul completed USS Kingfish (Cdr. T.E. Harper) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 9th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol off the Bonin Islands.

24 Oct 1944 (position 27.08, 143.13)
USS Kingfish (Cdr. T.E. Harper) torpedoed and sank the Japanese army cargo ship Ikutagawa Maru (2220 GRT) east of Chichi Jima in position 27°08'N, 143°13'E.

27 Oct 1944 (position 25.22, 141.31)
USS Kingfish (Cdr. T.E. Harper) torpedoed and sank the Japanese sank the Japanese landing ship T-138 (887 tons) and the Japanese army cargo vessel Tokai Maru No.4 (537 BRT) about 30 nautical miles north-north-east of Iwo Jima in position 25°22'N, 141°31'E.

28 Nov 1944
USS Kingfish (Cdr. T.E. Harper) ended her 9th war patrol at Guam.

23 Dec 1944
USS Kingfish (Cdr. T.E. Harper) departed from Guam for her 10th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol off the Bonin Islands.

3 Jan 1945 (position 30.29, 142.03)
USS Kingfish (Cdr. T.E. Harper) torpedoed and sank the Japanese army cargo ship Shoto Maru (572 GRT) and the Japanese merchant cargo ships Yaei Maru (1941 GRT) and Shibazono Maru (1831 BRT) about 200 nautical miles north of Chichi Jima in position 30°29'N, 142°03'E.

1 Feb 1945
USS Kingfish (Cdr. T.E. Harper) ended her 10th war patrol at Guam.

6 Mar 1945
USS Kingfish (Cdr. T.E. Harper) departed from Guam for her 11th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol south of Kyusyu.

25 Apr 1945
USS Kingfish (Cdr. T.E. Harper) ended her 11th war patrol at Pearl Harbor.


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