Henry Stone Monroe, USN

Born  12 Jan 1910
Died  11 Mar 1998(88)


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Ranks

1 Jan 1944 T/Cdr.

Decorations

Warship Commands listed for Henry Stone Monroe, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS S-35 (140)SubmarineOct 194226 Oct 1943
USS Ronquil (396)T/Cdr.Submarine22 Apr 1944Dec 1944

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Submarine USS S-35 (140)


20 Oct 1942
With her overhaul completed USS S-35 (Lt. H.S. Monroe) arrived back at Dutch Harbour.

26 Oct 1942
USS S-35 (Lt. H.S. Monroe) departed from Dutch Harbour for her 4th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol between the Kuriles and the western Aleutians.

25 Nov 1942
USS S-35 (Lt. H.S. Monroe) ended her 4th war patrol at Dutch Harbour.

11 Dec 1942
USS S-35 (Lt. H.S. Monroe) departed from Dutch Harbour for her 5th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol off Kiska.

21 Dec 1942
USS S-35 (Lt. H.S. Monroe) is damaged by an electrical fire while on patrol off Amchitka, Aleutians. The fire was caused by a huge amount seawater entering the control room through the conning tower hatch due the extreme weather conditions. Lt. Monroe is forced to break off the patrol.

29 Dec 1942
USS S-35 (Lt. H.S. Monroe) ended her 5th war patrol at Dutch Harbour.

14 Jan 1943
USS S-35 (Lt. H.S. Monroe) departed from Dutch Harbour for the Puget Sound Navy Yard for repairs and overhaul.

29 Jan 1943
USS S-35 (Lt. H.S. Monroe) arrived at the Puget Sound Navy Yard for repairs and overhaul.

3 Jun 1943
With her repairs and overhaul completed USS S-35 (Lt. H.S. Monroe) sets off again for the Aleutians.

11 Jun 1943
USS S-35 (Lt. H.S. Monroe) arrived at Dutch Harbour.

17 Jun 1943
USS S-35 (Lt. H.S. Monroe) departed from Dutch Harbour for her 6th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol off the Kurils.

2 Jul 1943 (position 52.30, 156.12)
USS S-35 (Lt. H.S. Monroe) torpedoed and sank the Japanese crabbing ship Banshu Maru Nr.7 (5490 GRT) off the west coast of the Kamchatka peninsula, Aleutians in position 52°30'N, 156°12'E.

25 Jul 1943
USS S-35 (Lt. H.S. Monroe) ended her 6th war patrol at Dutch Harbour.

6 Aug 1943
USS S-35 (Lt. H.S. Monroe) departed from Dutch Harbour for her 7th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol off the Kurils.

19 Aug 1943
USS S-35 (Lt. H.S. Monroe) developed engine trouble and is forces to break off her patrol.

28 Aug 1943
USS S-35 (Lt. H.S. Monroe) ended her 7th war patrol at Dutch Harbour.


Submarine USS Ronquil (396)


8 Jul 1944
With her trials and initial training completed USS Ronquil (Lt.Cdr. H.S. Monroe) arrived at Pearl Harbor.

31 Jul 1944
USS Ronquil (Lt.Cdr. H.S. Monroe) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 1st war patrol. She was ordered to patrol off Formosa.

4 Aug 1944
USS Ronquil (Lt.Cdr. H.S. Monroe) topped up with fuel at Midway.

24 Aug 1944 (position 25.29, 123.15)
While operating off Formosa USS Ronquil (Lt.Cdr. H.S. Monroe) torpedoed and sank the Japanese army cargo ship Yoshida Maru No.3 (4646 GRT) off Keelung, Formosa in position 25°29'N, 123°15'E and the Japanese merchant cargo ship Fukurei Maru (5969 GRT) off Sankaku Island in position 25°13'N, 121°49'E.

8 Sep 1944
USS Ronquil (Lt.Cdr. H.S. Monroe) ended her 1st war patrol at Majuro.

30 Sep 1944
USS Ronquil (Lt.Cdr. H.S. Monroe) departed from Majuro for her 2nd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol off Honshu, Japan.

8 Nov 1944
USS Ronquil (Lt.Cdr. H.S. Monroe) enters Saipan for a short refit.

10 Nov 1944
USS Ronquil (Lt.Cdr. H.S. Monroe) departed from Saipan, she was ordered to patrol south of Japan to destroy Japanese guard boats.

17 Nov 1944 (position 32.15, 140.00)
USS Ronquil (Lt.Cdr. H.S. Monroe) and USS Burrfish (Lt.Cdr. W.B. Perkins, Jr.) heavily damaged the Japanese guard boat Fusa Maru (177 GRT) south of Hachiro Jima, Japan in position 32°15'N, 140°00'E.

Burrfish is damaged by gunfire from the Japanese ship and Ronquil is damaged, most likely, by the premature explosion of a 40 millimetre shell.

28 Nov 1944
USS Ronquil (Lt.Cdr. H.S. Monroe) ended her 2nd war patrol at Pearl Harbor.


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