Warren Dudley Wilkin, USN
|Born||26 Jun 1900|
Warship Commands listed for Warren Dudley Wilkin, USN
|USS Sculpin (191)||Lt.Cdr.||Submarine||16 Jan 1939||Feb 1941|
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Submarine USS Sculpin (191)
23 May 1939 (position 42.53, -70.37)
During her shakedown cruise USS Sculpin was diverted to help search for the missing sister boat USS Squalus (SS 192). Squalus had sunk due to mechanical failure on 23 May 1939. Sculpin found the sunken submarine and aided the submarine rescue ship Falcon as she rescued all 33 surviving men from the non-flooded areas of the Squalus. 26 men drowned in flooded aft section the sinking. (1)
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