George Kenneth Mackenzie, Jr., USN

Born  30 May 1910Brooklyn, New York
Died  10 Apr 1943(32)USS Triton (SS-201)


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Ranks

  Lt.Cdr.

Decorations

Feb 1943 Navy Cross (1)

Warship Commands listed for George Kenneth Mackenzie, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Falcon (ASR 2)Minesweeper5 May 1941mid 1942
USS Triton (201)Lt.Cdr.Submarine14 Feb 194310 Apr 1943 (+)

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Events related to this officer

Submarine USS Triton (201)


16 Feb 1943
USS Triton (Lt.Cdr. G.K. Mackenzie, Jr) departed from Brisbane for her 6th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol the approaches to Rabaul.

6 Mar 1943 (position 0.37, 145.30)
USS Triton (Lt.Cdr. G.K. Mackenzie, Jr) torpedoed and sank the Japanese transport ship Kiriha Maru (3057 GRT) and torpedoed and damaged the Japanese merchant Mito Maru (7061 GRT) about 145 nautical miles northwest of the Admiralty Islands in position 00°37'N, 145°30'E. USS Triton reports this "kill" on 11 March but she is never heard from again.


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