Earle Clifford Hawk, USN

Born  5 Apr 1905


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Ranks

1 Jan 1942 Lt.Cdr.
25 Mar 1945 T/Capt.

Decorations

Warship Commands listed for Earle Clifford Hawk, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS S-39 (144)Submarine17 Jul 1937Jan 1940
USS S-26 (131)SubmarineMay 194024 Jan 1942
USS Pompon (267)Lt.Cdr.Submarine17 Mar 19439 Feb 1944

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Events related to this officer

Submarine USS Pompon (267)


17 Apr 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Pompon (Lt.Cdr. E.C. Hawk, USN) departed New Orleans, Louisiana for Coco Solo, Panama Canal Zone.

22 Apr 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Pompon (Lt.Cdr. E.C. Hawk, USN) arrived at Coco Solo, Panama Canal Zone from New Orleans, Louisiana and commenced a training period.

22 Apr 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Pompon (Lt.Cdr. E.C. Hawk, USN) arrived at Coco Solo, Panama Canal Zone to begin a training period.

10 Jul 1943
USS Pompon (Lt.Cdr. Earl Clifford Hawk) departed from Brisbane, Australia for her 1st war patrol, and was ordered to patrol in the Caroline Islands area.

25 Jul 1943 (position 2.46, 148.35)
USS Pompon (Lt.Cdr. E.C. Hawk) torpedoed and sank the Japanese army cargo ship Thames Maru (5871 GRT) and torpedoed and damaged the Japanese troop transport Kinsen Maru (3081 GRT) between the Caroline and Admiralty Islands in position 02°46'N, 148°35'E.

22 Aug 1943
USS Pompon (Lt.Cdr. E.C. Hawk) ended her 1st war patrol at Brisbane.

12 Sep 1943
USS Pompon (Lt.Cdr. E.C. Hawk) departed from Brisbane for her 2nd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the South China Sea.

5 Nov 1943
USS Pompon (Lt.Cdr. E.C. Hawk) ended her 2nd war patrol at Fremantle, Australia.

29 Nov 1943
USS Pompon (Lt.Cdr. E.C. Hawk) departed from Fremantle for her 3rd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the South China Sea off the coast of French Indo-China.

11 Dec 1943 (position 7.13, 115.01)
While en route in the South China Sea to the French Indo-China coast USS Pompon (Lt.Cdr. E.C. Hawk) sank two Japanese sampans with gunfire. one in position 07°13'N, 115°01'E and the other one in position 07°03'N, 114°50'E.

13 Dec 1943
USS Pompon (Lt.Cdr. E.C. Hawk) lays mines off Poulo Condore, southwest of French Indochina.

28 Jan 1944
USS Pompon (Lt.Cdr. E.C. Hawk) ended her 3rd war patrol at Darwin.


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