Michael Peter Russillo, USN

Born  24 Oct 1905New Rochelle, Westchester County, New York, USA
Died  30 Oct 2004(99)


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Ranks

1 Jan 1942 Lt.Cdr.
20 Mar 1945 T/Capt.

Decorations

Warship Commands listed for Michael Peter Russillo, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS S-25 (130)Submarine19 Jun 1937Mar 1941
USS Muskallunge (262)Lt.Cdr.Submarine4 Nov 19437 Oct 1944

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Events related to this officer

Submarine USS Muskallunge (262)


27 Nov 1943
USS Muskallunge (Lt.Cdr. Michael P. Russillo) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 2nd war patrol, and was ordered to patrol in the Caroline Islands area.

21 Jan 1944
USS Muskallunge (Lt.Cdr. M.P. Russillo) ended her 2nd war patrol at Pearl Harbor. She was ordered to the Mare Island Navy Yard to solve the problems with her engines and general overhaul.

30 Apr 1944
USS Muskallunge (Lt.Cdr. M.P. Russillo) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 3rd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the Mariana Islands area.

4 Jul 1944
USS Muskallunge (Lt.Cdr. M.P. Russillo) ended her 3rd war patrol at Fremantle, Australia.

1 Aug 1944
USS Muskallunge (Lt.Cdr. M.P. Russillo) departed from Fremantle for her 4th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the South China Sea.

21 Aug 1944 (position 11.45, 109.46)
USS Muskallunge (Lt.Cdr. M.P. Russillo) torpedoed and sank the Japanese troop transport Durban Maru (7163 GRT) off Cam Ranh Bay, French Indochina in position 11°45'N, 109°46'E.

8 Sep 1944
USS Muskallunge (Lt.Cdr. M.P. Russillo) ended her 4th war patrol at Fremantle.


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