David Rickart Connole, USN

Born  8 Sep 1912Madison, Illinois, USA
Died  28 Mar 1945(32)USS Trigger (SS-237)

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4 Jun 1936 Ens.
4 Jun 1939 Lt.(jg)
1 Feb 1942 Lt.
1 May 1943 T/Lt.Cdr.
15 Mar 1944 T/Cdr.


Warship Commands listed for David Rickart Connole, USN

USS Cuttlefish (171)T/Lt.Cdr.SubmarineSep 1943Dec 1944
USS Trigger (237)T/Cdr.SubmarineFeb 194528 Mar 1945 (+)

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Submarine USS Cuttlefish (171)

22 Nov 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Cuttlefish departed New London, Connecticut for Casco Bay, Maine.

23 Nov 1944
USS Cuttlefish arrived at Casco Bay, Maine from New London, Connecticut.

27 Nov 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Cuttlefish departed Casco Bay, Maine for New London, Connecticut.

28 Nov 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Cuttlefish arrived at New London, Connecticut from Casco Bay, Maine.

Submarine USS Trigger (237)

11 Mar 1945
USS Trigger (Cdr. D.R. Connole) departed from Guam for her 12th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol off the Ryukyu Islands.

18 Mar 1945 (position 28.05, 126.44)
USS Trigger (Cdr. D.R. Connole) torpedoed and sank the Japanese army cargo ship Tsukushi Maru No.3 (1012 GRT) north-west of Okinawa in position 28°05'N, 126°44'E.

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