John Richard Moore, USN

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  Lt.
  Lt.Cdr.

Decorations

May/Aug 42 Navy Cross (1)

Warship Commands listed for John Richard Moore, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS S-44 (155)SubmarineOct 1940Sep 1942
USS Sailfish (192)Lt.Submarine9 Sep 194217 Jul 1943

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Submarine USS S-44 (155)


16 Jan 1942
USS S-44 (Lt John Richard Moore) arrived at Balboa, Panama Canal Zone from the US east coast.

5 Mar 1942
USS S-44 (Lt. J.R. Moore) departed from Coco Solo, Panama Canal Zone for Brisbane, Australia.

15 Apr 1942
USS S-44 (Lt. J.R. Moore) arrived at Brisbane.

24 Apr 1942
USS S-44 (Lt. J.R. Moore) departed from Brisbane for her 1st war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the New Britain / New Ireland area.

12 May 1942 (position -5.06, 152.30)
USS S-44 (Lt. J.R. Moore) torpedoed and sank the Japanese repair ship Shoei Maru (5644 GRT) about 15 nautical miles south-west of Cape St. George in position 05°06'S, 152°30'E.

23 May 1942
USS S-44 (Lt. J.R. Moore) ended her 1st war patrol at Brisbane.

7 Jun 1942
USS S-44 (Lt. J.R. Moore) departed from Brisbane for her 2nd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol off Guadalcanal.

21 Jun 1942 (position -9.00, 160.00)
USS S-44 (Lt. J.R. Moore) torpedoed and sank the Japanese auxiliary gunboat Keijo Maru (2626 GRT) about 12 nautical miles west of Gavutu, Solomon Islands in position 09°00'S, 160°00'E.

5 Jul 1942
USS S-44 (Lt. J.R. Moore) ended her 2nd war patrol at Brisbane.

24 Jul 1942
USS S-44 (Lt. J.R. Moore) departed from Brisbane for her 2nd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the New Britain / New Ireland area.

10 Aug 1942 (position -2.28, 152.11)
USS S-44 (Lt. J.R. Moore) torpedoed and sank the Japanese heavy cruiser Kako (offsite link) near Kavieng in position 02°28'S, 152°11'E.

23 Aug 1942
USS S-44 (Lt. J.R. Moore) ended her 3rd war patrol at Brisbane.


Submarine USS Sailfish (192)


13 Sep 1942
USS Sailfish (Lt.Cdr. R.G. Voge) left Brisbane, Australia for her 6th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the Solomon Islands area.

1 Nov 1942
USS Sailfish (Lt.Cdr. R.G. Voge) ended her 6th war patrol at Brisbane.

24 Nov 1942
USS Sailfish (Lt.Cdr. John Richard Moore) departed from Brisbane for her 7th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol south of New Britain.

15 Jan 1943
USS Sailfish (Lt.Cdr. John Richard Moore) ended her 7th war patrol at Pearl Harbor. She was ordered to the Mare Island Navy Yard for an overhaul.

17 May 1943
With her overhaul completed USS Sailfish (Lt.Cdr. John Richard Moore) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 8th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in Japanese home waters off the east coast of Honshu.

15 Jun 1943 (position 39.00, 142.00)
USS Sailfish (Lt.Cdr. John Richard Moore) torpedoed and sank the Japanese merchant Shinju Maru (3617 GRT) south of Todozaki, Honshu, Japan in position 39°00'N, 142°00'E.

25 Jun 1943 (position 39.00, 142.00)
USS Sailfish (Lt.Cdr. John Richard Moore) torpedoed and sank the Japanese collier Iburi Maru (3291 GRT) off the northeast coast of Honshu, Japan in position 39°00'N, 142°00'E.

3 Jul 1943
USS Sailfish (Lt.Cdr. John Richard Moore) ended her 8th war patrol at Midway.


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