Warren Dudley Wilkin, USN

Born  26 Jun 1900


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Ranks

  Lt.
1 Nov 1938 Lt.Cdr.
1 Jun 1943 T/Capt.

Decorations

Warship Commands listed for Warren Dudley Wilkin, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Sculpin (191)Lt.Cdr.Submarine16 Jan 1939Feb 1941

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Events related to this officer

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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