Albert Hobbs Clark, USN

Birth details unknown
Died  29 Feb 1944USS Trout (SS-209)

Ranks

  Lt.Cdr.

Decorations

Warship Commands listed for Albert Hobbs Clark, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Trout (202)Lt.Cdr.Submarine4 May 194329 Feb 1944 (+)

Career information

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Events related to this officer

Submarine USS Trout (202)


26 May 1943 (position 2.00, 109.15)
The Japanese tanker Palembang Maru (5236 GRT) hits a mine north of Borneo in position 02°00'N, 109°15'E and is damaged. The mine is most likely laid by USS Trout (Lt.Cdr. L.P. Ramage) on 7 April 1943.

27 May 1943
USS Trout (Lt.Cdr. Albert Hobbs Clark) left Fremantle for her 9th war patrol, and was ordered to land men and supplies on Mindanao.

12 Jun 1943
USS Trout (Lt.Cdr. A.H. Clark) lands men and supplies on Mindanao, Philippines.

15 Jun 1943 (position 5.09, 119.38)
USS Trout (Lt.Cdr. A.H. Clark) torpedoed and damaged the Japanese tanker Sanraku Maru (3000 GRT) off Sibitu in the Celebes Sea in position 05°09'N, 119°38'E.

2 Jul 1943 (position 13.36, 121.49)
USS Trout (Lt.Cdr. A.H. Clark) torpedoed and sank the Japanese transport ship Isuzu Maru (2866 GRT) off the north coast of Marinduque Island, Philippines in position 13°36'N, 121°49'E.

9 Jul 1943
USS Trout (Lt.Cdr. Albert Hobbs Clark) picks up a party of five American officers off the south coast of Mindanao.

20 Jul 1943
USS Trout (Lt.Cdr. A.H. Clark) ended her 9th war patrol at Fremantle.

12 Aug 1943
USS Trout (Lt.Cdr. A.H. Clark) departed from Fremantle for her 10th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol the Surigao and San Bernardino straits in the Philippines.

25 Aug 1943 (position 0.32, 125.18)
USS Trout (Lt.Cdr. A.H. Clark) sank a Japanese fishing vessel with gunfire in position 00°32'N, 125°18'E.

23 Sep 1943 (position 20.45, 142.10)
USS Trout (Lt.Cdr. A.H. Clark) torpedoed and sank the Japanese transport ship Ryotoku Maru (3438 GRT) and the Japanese merchant Yamashiro Maru (3427 GRT) north-west of the Mariana Islands in position 20°45'N, 142°10'E.

4 Oct 1943
USS Trout (Lt.Cdr. A.H. Clark) ended her 10th war patrol at Pearl Harbor. She was ordered to the Mare Island Navy Yard for an overhaul.

8 Feb 1944
With her overhaul completed USS Trout (Lt.Cdr. A.H. Clark) departed Pearl Harbor for her 11th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the East China Sea.

27 Feb 1944 (position 22.40, 131.50)
USS Trout (Lt.Cdr. A.H. Clark) torpedoed and sank the Japanese transport ship Aki Maru (11409 GRT) east of Formosa in position 22°40'N, 131°50'E.

29 Feb 1944 (position 22.40, 131.50)
USS Trout (Lt.Cdr. A.H. Clark) torpedoed and sank the Japanese transport ship Sakito Maru (7126 GRT) southeast of Okinawa in position 22°40'N, 131°50'E. Trout is later sunk, most likely by the Japanese destroyer Asashimo (offsite link) in position 22°40'N, 131°45'E.


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