John Robert Madison, USN

Born  10 Mar 1914
Died  11 Sep 1978(64)


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Ranks

20 Jul 1945 T/Cdr.

Decorations

Warship Commands listed for John Robert Madison, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Mingo (261)Submarine15 Aug 19441 May 1945

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Events related to this officer

Submarine USS Mingo (261)


27 Aug 1944
USS Mingo (Lt.Cdr. John R. Madison) departed from Fremantle for her 5th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol off Borneo.

2 Oct 1944 (position -0.59, 117.22)
USS Mingo (Lt.Cdr. J.R. Madison) sank 4 Japanese trawlers with gunfire in Makassar Strait in position 00°59'S, 117°22'E.

13 Oct 1944
USS Mingo (Lt.Cdr. J.R. Madison) ended her 5th war patrol at Fremantle.

7 Nov 1944
USS Mingo (Lt.Cdr. J.R. Madison) departed from Fremantle for her 6th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the South China Sea.

25 Nov 1944 (position 5.30, 113.24)
USS Mingo (Lt.Cdr. J.R. Madison) torpedoed and sank the Japanese troop transport Manila Maru (9486 GRT) about 90 nautical miles north-west of Miri, Sarawak in position 05°30'N, 113°24'E.

29 Dec 1944
USS Mingo (Lt.Cdr. J.R. Madison) ended her 6th war patrol at Fremantle.

6 Feb 1945
USS Mingo (Lt.Cdr. J.R. Madison) departed from Fremantle for her 7th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the South China Sea.

14 Feb 1945
USS Mingo (Lt.Cdr. J.R. Madison) returns to Fremantle to repair some storm damage and to replace two men that were lost overboard.

19 Feb 1945
USS Mingo (Lt.Cdr. J.R. Madison) departed from Fremantle to resume her 7th war patrol.

10 Apr 1945
USS Mingo (Lt.Cdr. J.R. Madison) ended her 7th war patrol at Guam or Saipan. She is now sent to the Mare Island Navy Yard for a major overhaul.


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