Submarine of the Balao class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Electric Boat Co. (Groton, Connecticut, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||6 Jun 1942|
|Laid down||23 Dec 1943|
|Launched||12 Nov 1944|
|Commissioned||28 Feb 1945|
|End service||20 Dec 1971|
Decomissioned and stricken 20 December 1971.
Commands listed for USS Carp (338)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. James Lightfoot Hunnicutt, Jr., USNR||28 Feb 1945||7 Aug 1945|
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Noteable events involving Carp include:
14 Apr 1945
With her trials and initial training completed USS Carp (Lt.Cdr. James Littlejohn Hunnicutt USNR) departed from New London bound for Balboa in the Panama Canal Zone.
21 May 1945
USS Carp (Lt.Cdr. J.L. Hunnicutt) arrived at Pearl Harbor.
8 Jun 1945
USS Carp (Lt.Cdr. J.L. Hunnicutt) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 1st war patrol. She was ordered to patrol off the east coast of Honshu and off the Kuril Islands.
18 Jul 1945
USS Carp (Lt.Cdr. J.L. Hunnicutt) sank two small Japanese vessels with gunfire east of Hokkaido in position 44°24'N, 146°59'E. (see map)
30 Jul 1945
USS Carp (Lt.Cdr. J.L. Hunnicutt) sank two small Japanese vessels with gunfire off the Kuril Islands in position 45°07'N, 148°13'E. (see map)
7 Aug 1945
USS Carp (Lt.Cdr. J.L. Hunnicutt) ended her 1st war patrol at Midway.