John Jay Flachsenhar, USN

Born  16 May 1914
Died  6 Sep 2002(88)


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Ranks

1 Mar 1944 T/Cdr.

Decorations

Warship Commands listed for John Jay Flachsenhar, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Rock (274)Submarine26 Oct 194323 Feb 1945

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Events related to this officer

Submarine USS Rock (274)


5 Dec 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Rock (Cdr. J.J. Flachsenhar, USN) departed New Orleans, Lousiana for Coco Solo, Panama Canal Zone.

10 Dec 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Rock (Cdr. J.J. Flachsenhar, USN) arrived at Coco Solo, Panama Canal Zone from New Orleans, Lousiana to begin a training period.

2 Jan 1944
With her initial training completed USS Rock (Cdr. John J. Flachsenhar) departed from the Panama Canal Zone bound for Pearl Harbor.

8 Feb 1944
USS Rock (Cdr. J.J. Flachsenhar) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 1st war patrol. She was ordered to patrol off the Ryukyu Islands.

29 Feb 1944 (position 25.33, 130.42)
USS Rock (Cdr. J.J. Flachsenhar) is damaged by surface gunfire and depth charges off the Ryukyu Islands in position 25°33'N, 130°42'E and is forced to terminate her patrol.

13 Mar 1944
USS Rock (Cdr. J.J. Flachsenhar) ended her 1st war patrol at Pearl Harbor.

4 Apr 1944
USS Rock (Cdr. J.J. Flachsenhar) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 2nd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol off Honshu in Japanese home waters.

28 May 1944
USS Rock (Cdr. J.J. Flachsenhar) ended her 2nd war patrol at Majuro.

22 Jun 1944
USS Rock (Cdr. J.J. Flachsenhar) departed from Majuro for her 3rd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the Luzon Strait.

12 Aug 1944
USS Rock (Cdr. J.J. Flachsenhar) ended her 3rd war patrol at Pearl Harbor.

9 Sep 1944
USS Rock (Cdr. J.J. Flachsenhar) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 4th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the South China Sea.

26 Oct 1944 (position 10.18, 117.47)
USS Rock (Cdr. J.J. Flachsenhar) torpedoed and sank the Japanese merchant tanker Takasago Maru No.7 (834 GRT) near Balabac Strait in position 10°18'N, 117°47'E.

8 Nov 1944
USS Rock (Cdr. J.J. Flachsenhar) ended her 4th war patrol at Fremantle, Australia.

14 Dec 1944
USS Rock (Cdr. J.J. Flachsenhar) departed from Fremantle for her 5th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the South China Sea.

14 Feb 1945
USS Rock (Cdr. J.J. Flachsenhar) ended her 5th war patrol at Fremantle.


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