Blish Charles Hills, USN

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Ranks

  Lt.Cdr.

Decorations

Warship Commands listed for Blish Charles Hills, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Perch (ii) (313)Lt.Cdr.Submarine7 Jan 19441 Apr 1945

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Events related to this officer

Submarine USS Perch (ii) (313)


26 Feb 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Perch (ii) arrived at Key West, Florida for duty with the Fleet Sound School.

28 Feb 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Perch (ii) conducted exercises off Key West.

29 Feb 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Perch (ii) conducted exercises off Key West.

1 Mar 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Perch (ii) conducted exercises off Key West.

2 Mar 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Perch (ii) conducted exercises off Key West.

3 Mar 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Perch (ii) conducted exercises off Key West.

7 Mar 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Perch (ii) conducted exercises off Key West.

8 Mar 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Perch (ii) conducted exercises off Key West.

9 Mar 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Perch (ii) conducted exercises off Key West.

10 Mar 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Perch (ii) conducted exercises off Key West.

12 Mar 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Perch (ii) departed Key West for the Panama Canal Zone.

3 Apr 1944
With her trials and initial training completed USS Perch (ii) (Lt.Cdr. B.C. Hills) arrived at Pearl Harbor.

29 Apr 1944
USS Perch (ii) (Lt.Cdr. B.C. Hills) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 1st war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the South China Sea.

4 Jun 1944
USS Perch (ii) (Lt.Cdr. B.C. Hills) ended her 1st war patrol at Majuro.

27 Jun 1944
USS Perch (ii) (Lt.Cdr. B.C. Hills) departed from Majuro for her 2nd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the Philippines.

29 Jul 1944 (position 10.46, 127.13)
USS Perch (ii) (Lt.Cdr. B.C. Hills) sank the Japanese guard boat Kannon Maru I-Go (115 GRT) with gunfire in the Philippine Sea, east of Dinagat Island in position 10°46'N, 127°13'E.

26 Aug 1944
USS Perch (ii) (Lt.Cdr. B.C. Hills) ended her 2nd war patrol at Pearl Harbor.

19 Sep 1944
USS Perch (ii) (Lt.Cdr. B.C. Hills) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 3rd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the East China and Yellow Seas. At the end of this patrol Perch takes on board provisions and fuel at Saipan and then proceeded to Brisbane, Australia.

19 Dec 1944
USS Perch (ii) (Lt.Cdr. B.C. Hills) departed from Brisbane for her 4th war patrol. Initially she was ordered to patrol in the South China Sea off Hainan. Later she shifted her patrol area to Singapore.

15 Feb 1945
USS Perch (ii) (Lt.Cdr. B.C. Hills) ended her 4th war patrol at Fremantle, Australia.

12 Mar 1945
USS Perch (ii) (Lt.Cdr. B.C. Hills) departed from Fremantle for her 5th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in Makassar Strait.

20 Mar 1945
USS Perch (ii) (Lt.Cdr. B.C. Hills) lands men on east coast of Borneo.

22 Mar 1945 (position -1.03, 117.20)
USS Perch (ii) (Lt.Cdr. B.C. Hills) sank the Japanese Communication Vessel No.463 with gunfire in Makassar Strait off the east coast of Borneo in position 01°03'S, 117°20'E.


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