Donald Arthur Scherer, USN

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Ranks

  Lt.Cdr.

Decorations

Warship Commands listed for Donald Arthur Scherer, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Pampanito (383)Submarine
USS Permit (178)Lt.Cdr.Submarine20 Mar 194424 Dec 1944

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Events related to this officer

Submarine USS Pampanito (383)


(position 19.25, 112.27)
USS Pampanito (Lt.Cdr. P.E. Summers) torpedoed and sank the Japanese merchant passenger/cargo ship Kachidoki Maru (former US passenger liner President Harrison, 10509 GRT) and the Japanese tanker Zuiho Maru (5135 GRT) in the South China Sea east of Hainan in position 19?25'N, 112?27'E.


Submarine USS Permit (178)


30 Jun 1944
USS Permit (Lt.Cdr. Donald Arthur Scherer) left Majuro for her 13th war patrol.

13 Aug 1944
USS Permit (Lt.Cdr. D.A. Scherer) ended her 13th war patrol at Brisbane, Australia.

21 Sep 1944
USS Permit (Lt.Cdr. D.A. Scherer) left Brisbane for her 14th and final war patrol. Once again she was assigned to lifeguard duty off Truk.

11 Nov 1944
USS Permit (Lt.Cdr. D.A. Scherer) ended her 14th and last war patrol at Pearl Harbor. USS Permit was now assigned to training duties. She left Pearl Harbor bound for the U.S. east coast on 29 January 1945.


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