David Hayward McClintock, USN

Born  26 Feb 1912Benton Harbor, Berrien County, Michigan, USA
Died  11 Jan 2002(89)Marquette, Marquette County, Michigan, USA


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Ranks

6 Jun 1938 Lt. (j.g.)
1 Jan 1942 Lt.
1 May 1943 T/Lt.Cdr.
1 Mar 1944 T/Cdr.

Retired: 1965


Decorations

Sep/Oct 44 Navy Cross (1)

Warship Commands listed for David Hayward McClintock, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Darter (227)T/Cdr.Submarine15 Jun 194424 Oct 1944
USS Menhaden (377)T/Cdr.Submarine22 Jun 1945

Career information

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Events related to this officer

Submarine USS Darter (227)


21 Jun 1944
USS Darter (Cdr. David H. McClintock) departed from Manus for her 3rd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol between Halmahera and Mindanao.

29 Jun 1944
USS Darter (Cdr. D.H. McClintock) torpedoed and sank the Japanese minelayer Tsugaru (4400 tons, offsite link) off the northern tip of Halmahera in position 02.10N, 128.05E.

8 Aug 1944
USS Darter (Cdr. D.H. McClintock) ended her 3rd war patrol at Brisbane.

1 Sep 1944
USS Darter (Cdr. D.H. McClintock) departed from Brisbane for her 4th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the Celebes Sea.

10 Sep 1944
USS Darter (Cdr. D.H. McClintock) calls at Darwin, Australia to make repairs. Also she topped up her fuel tanks.

27 Sep 1944
USS Darter (Cdr. D.H. McClintock) calls at Mios Woendi to take on fuel.

1 Oct 1944
USS Darter (Cdr. D.H. McClintock) departed from Mios Woendi to continue her patrol.

22 Oct 1944 (position 7.31, 115.22)
USS Darter (Cdr. D.H. McClintock) detects a group of Japanese warships North-West of Borneo in position 07°31'N, 115°22'E.

23 Oct 1944 (position 9.24, 117.11)
USS Darter (Cdr. D.H. McClintock) and USS Dace attack what proves to be the Center Force (Vice Admiral Kurita), one of the three main bodies of the Japanese fleet moving toward Leyte in a major effort to drive US forces from the Philippines. Darter torpedoed and sank the Japanese heavy cruiser Atago (offsite link) and damaged her sister ship Takao (offsite link) in position 09°24'N, 117°11'E.


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