Augustus Howard Alston, Jr., USN

Birth details unknown
Died  12 May 1943USS Pickerel (SS-177)


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Ranks

  Lt.Cdr.

Decorations

Warship Commands listed for Augustus Howard Alston, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Pickerel (i) (177)SubmarineSep 194212 May 1943 (+)

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Events related to this officer

Submarine USS Pickerel (i) (177)


22 Jan 1943
With her refit completed USS Pickerel (Lt.Cdr. Augustus Howard Alston, Jr.) left Pearl Harbor for her 6th war patrol, and was ordered to patrol in Japanese home waters.

10 Feb 1943 (position 40.10, 142.04)
USS Pickerel (Lt.Cdr. A.H. Alston, Jr) torpedoed and sank the Japanese merchant cargo Amari Maru (2184 GRT) off Sanriku in position 40°10'N, 142°04'E.

15 Feb 1943 (position 39.18, 142.08)
USS Pickerel (Lt.Cdr. A.H. Alston, Jr) torpedoed and sank the Japanese transport ship Tateyama Maru (1990 GRT) off the east coast of Honshu in position 39°18'N, 142°08'E.

3 Mar 1943
USS Pickerel (Lt.Cdr. A.H. Alston, Jr) ended her 6th war patrol at Pearl Harbor.

18 Mar 1943
USS Pickerel (Lt.Cdr. A.H. Alston, Jr) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 7th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol of the eastern coast of Northern Honshu, Japan.

22 Mar 1943
USS Pickerel (Lt.Cdr. Augustus Howard Alston, Jr.) refuels at Midway, then departed from and was never heard from again.


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