John Christie Hollingsworth, USN

Born  12 Sep 1909
Died  11 Nov 1944(35)USS Scamp (SS-277)


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Ranks

1 Jul 1939 Lt.
  Lt.Cdr.
1 Nov 1942 T/Cdr.

Decorations

Warship Commands listed for John Christie Hollingsworth, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Scamp (277)T/Cdr.Submarine6 Feb 1944Nov 1944

Career information

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Events related to this officer

Submarine USS Scamp (277)


6 Feb 1944
USS Scamp (Lt.Cdr. W.G. Ebert) ended her 6th war patrol at Milne Bay, New Guinea.

3 Mar 1944
USS Scamp (Lt.Cdr. J.C. Hollingsworth) departed from Milne Bay for her 7th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol between New Guinea, Palau, and Mindanao, Philippines.

29 Mar 1944
USS Scamp (Lt.Cdr. J.C. Hollingsworth) enters Langemak Bay to make repairs to her TDC (torpedo data computer).

31 Mar 1944
With the repairs to her TDC (torpedo data computer) completed USS Scamp (Lt.Cdr. J.C. Hollingsworth) departed from Langemak Bay to resume her 7th war patrol.

4 Apr 1944
USS Scamp (Lt.Cdr. John Christie Hollingsworth) sets a Japanese trawler ablaze with gunfire. Unfortunately Scamp's gun malfunctions and she is unable to finish off the damaged Japanese ship.

7 Apr 1944 (position 5.02, 126.07)
USS Scamp (Lt.Cdr. John Christie Hollingsworth) ) is badly damaged by a bomb from a Japanese floatplane off Mindanao, Philippines in position 05°02'N, 126°07'E. Scamp is forced to terminate her patrol.

16 Apr 1944
The damaged USS Scamp (Lt.Cdr. J.C. Hollingsworth) enters Seeadler Harbour, Manus, Admiralty Islands for emergency repairs.

22 Apr 1944
USS Scamp (Lt.Cdr. J.C. Hollingsworth) arrived at Milne Bay. She is now sent to Pearl Harbor for permanent repairs and a major overhaul.

16 Oct 1944
With her overhaul completed USS Scamp (Cdr. J.C. Hollingsworth) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 8th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol north of the Bonin Islands.

20 Oct 1944
USS Scamp (Cmdr John Christie Hollingsworth) refuels at Midway.


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