Harry Holt Greer, Jr., USN

Born  14 Feb 1911Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Died  26 May 1973(62)?, New York, USA

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31 May 1934 Ens.
31 May 1937 Lt.(jg)
1 Jul 1941 Lt.
1 Mar 1943 T/Lt.Cdr.
1 Feb 1944 T/Cdr.


Mar/Apr 45 Navy Cross (1)

Warship Commands listed for Harry Holt Greer, USN

USS Seahorse (304)T/Cdr.Submarine3 Nov 194425 Sep 1945

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Submarine USS Seahorse (304)

9 Mar 1945
USS Seahorse (Cmdr Harry Holt Greer, Jr.) left base for her 7th war patrol, and was ordered to patrol the Tsushima Strait.

9 Apr 1945 (position 33.20, 127.36)
USS Seahorse (Cdr. H.H. Greer, Jr) sank a small junk with gunfire in position 33°20'N, 127°36'E.

18 Apr 1945
USS Seahorse (Cdr. H.H. Greer, Jr) is damaged by depth charges in Tsushima Strait in position 33°45'N, 128°26'E and is forced to terminate her patrol.

12 Jul 1945
After repairs and overhaul USS Seahorse (Cdr. H.H. Greer, Jr) left Pearl Harbor for her 8th war patrol. She was to patrol of the Izu Islands, Japan. When the war ended on 15 August 1945 Seahorse was on patrol 40 miles southeast of Hachijo Shima. She returned to Midway in the latter half of August.

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