Marvin Granville Kennedy, USN

Born  12 Sep 1905Huntsville, Randolph County, Missouri, USA
Died  9 Feb 1997(91)


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Ranks

30 Jun 1942 Lt.Cdr.
  Cdr.
30 Mar 1945 T/Capt.

Retired: 1 Oct 1952


Decorations

Warship Commands listed for Marvin Granville Kennedy, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Wahoo (238)Submarine15 May 194231 Dec 1942
USS Guest (DD 472)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer24 Mar 19442 May 1945

Career information

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Events related to this officer

Submarine USS Wahoo (238)


12 Aug 1942
With her trials and initial training completed USS Wahoo (Lt.Cdr. M.G. Kennedy) departed from San Francisco for Pearl Harbor.

18 Aug 1942
USS Wahoo (Lt.Cdr. M.G. Kennedy) arrived at Pearl Harbor.

23 Aug 1942
USS Wahoo (Lt.Cdr. M.G. Kennedy) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 1st war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the Caroline Islands area.

17 Oct 1942
USS Wahoo (Lt.Cdr. M.G. Kennedy) ended her 1st war patrol at Pearl Harbor.

8 Nov 1942
USS Wahoo (Lt.Cdr. M.G. Kennedy) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 2nd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the Solomon Islands area.

10 Dec 1942 (position -4.06, 154.58)
USS Wahoo (Lt.Cdr. M.G. Kennedy) torpedoed and sank the Japanese collier Kamoi Maru (5355 GRT) off Buin, Bougainville in position 04°06'S, 154°58'E.

26 Dec 1942
USS Wahoo (Lt.Cdr. M.G. Kennedy) ended her 2nd war patrol at Brisbane, Australia.


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