Edward Noe Blakely, USN

Born  17 May 1912Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died  24 Oct 1944(32)USS Shark (SS-314)


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Ranks

  Cdr.

Decorations

  Silver Star
May/Jun 44 Navy Cross (1)

Warship Commands listed for Edward Noe Blakely, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Shark (ii) (314)Cdr.Submarine14 Feb 194424 Oct 1944 (+)

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Events related to this officer

Submarine USS Shark (ii) (314)


24 Apr 1944
With her trials and initial training completed USS Shark (ii) (Cmdr Edward Noe Blakely) arrived at Pearl Harbor.

16 May 1944
USS Shark (ii) (Cdr. E.N. Blakely) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 1st war patrol. She was ordered to patrol off the Mariana Islands.

2 Jun 1944 (position 21.00, 140.20)
USS Shark (ii) (Cdr. Edward Noe Blakely) torpedoed and sank the Japanese troop transport Chiyo Maru No.2 (4700 GRT) about 600 nautical miles north-west of Saipan in position 21°00'N, 140°20'E.

4 Jun 1944 (position 19.45, 138.15)
USS Shark (ii) (Cdr. E.N. Blakely) torpedoed and sank the Japanese troop transport Katsukawa Maru (6886 GRT) about 475 nautical miles north-west of Saipan in position 19°45'N, 138°15'E.

5 Jun 1944 (position 17.37, 140.32)
USS Shark (ii) (Cdr. E.N. Blakely) torpedoed and sank the Japanese army cargo ship Tamahime Maru (3080 GRT) and the Japanese troop transport Takaoka Maru (7006 GRT) west of the Marianas in position 17°37'N, 140°32'E.

17 Jun 1944
USS Shark (ii) (Cdr. E.N. Blakely) ended her 1st war patrol at Midway.

10 Jul 1944
USS Shark (ii) (Cdr. E.N. Blakely) departed from Midway for her 2nd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol off the Bonin Islands.

29 Aug 1944
USS Shark (ii) (Cdr. E.N. Blakely) ended her 2nd war patrol at Pearl Harbor.

23 Sep 1944
USS Shark (ii) (Cdr. E.N. Blakely) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 3rd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in Luzon Strait.

3 Oct 1944
USS Shark (ii) (Cmdr Edward Noe Blakely) refuels at Saipan.


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