Marvin John Jensen, USN

Born  8 Jul 1908Sheboygan, Sheboygan County, Wisconsin, USA
Died  6 Apr 1993(84)Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, USA

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1 Jul 1939 Lt.
15 Jun 1942 T/Lt.Cdr.
1 Nov 1942 T/Cdr.
1 Dec 1950 Capt.

Retired: 1959


Warship Commands listed for Marvin John Jensen, USN

USS Puffer (268)T/Cdr.Submarine27 Apr 19438 Nov 1943

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Submarine USS Puffer (268)

13 Jun 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Puffer (Lt.Cdr. M.J. Jensen, USN) departed New Orleans, Louisiana for Coco Solo, Panama Canal Zone.

7 Sep 1943
USS Puffer (Lt.Cdr. Marvin J. Jensen) departed from Fremantle, Australia for her 1st war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the Makassar Strait and Celebes Sea.

9 Oct 1943 (position 1.08, 119.31)
USS Puffer (Lt.Cdr. M.J. Jensen) torpedoed and damaged the Japanese tanker Kumagawa Maru (7508 GRT) in Makassar Strait in position 01°08'N, 119°31'E. Puffer is damaged by the escorts depth charges and is forced to terminate her patrol.

17 Oct 1943
USS Puffer (Lt.Cdr. M.J. Jensen) ended her 1st war patrol at Fremantle.

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