Richard George Voge, USN

Born  4 May 1904Chicago, Illinois


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Ranks

1 Jul 1934 Lt.
1 Jul 1939 Lt.Cdr.
1 Aug 1942 T/Cdr.
20 Jul 1943 T/Capt.

Decorations

Feb/Mar 42 Navy Cross (1)

Warship Commands listed for Richard George Voge, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Sealion (i) (195)Lt.Cdr.Submarine14 Feb 194010 Dec 1941
USS Sailfish (192)Lt.Cdr.Submarine18 Dec 19419 Sep 1942

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Events related to this officer

Submarine USS Sailfish (192)


21 Dec 1941
USS Sailfish (Lt.Cdr. Richard George Voge) left Manila for her second war patrol. She was ordered to patrol south off Formosa.

14 Feb 1942
USS Sailfish (Lt.Cdr. R.G. Voge) ended her 2nd war patrol at Tjilatjap, Java, Netherlands, East Indies.

19 Feb 1942
USS Sailfish (Lt.Cdr. R.G. Voge) left Tjilatjap her 3th war patrol. she was ordered to patrol in the Java Sea.

2 Mar 1942 (position -8.06, 115.57)
USS Sailfish (Lt.Cdr. R.G. Voge) torpedoed and sank the Japanese aircraft transport Kamogawa Maru (6440 GRT, offsite link) north of Lombok Strait in position 08°06'S, 115°57'E.

19 Mar 1942
USS Sailfish (Lt.Cdr. R.G. Voge) ended her 3th war patrol at Fremantle, Australia.

22 Mar 1942
USS Sailfish (Lt.Cdr. R.G. Voge) left Fremantle for her 4th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the Java end Celebes Sea.

21 May 1942
USS Sailfish (Lt.Cdr. R.G. Voge) ended her 4th war patrol at Fremantle.

13 Jun 1942
USS Sailfish (Lt.Cdr. R.G. Voge) departed from Fremantle for her 5th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol off the coast of Indochina in the South China Sea.

9 Jul 1942 (position 11.31, 109.21)
USS Sailfish (Lt.Cdr. R.G. Voge) torpedoed and damaged the Japanese transport ship Aobasan Maru (8811 GRT) off the coast of Indochina in position 11°31'N, 109°21'E.

1 Aug 1942
USS Sailfish (Lt.Cdr. R.G. Voge) ended her 5th war patrol at Fremantle.


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