George Henry Browne, USN

Born  6 Dec 1911New York, New York


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Ranks

  Lt.Cdr.
  Cdr.

Decorations

Sep/Nov 44 Navy Cross (1)

Warship Commands listed for George Henry Browne, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS S-18 (123)SubmarineOct 19429 Nov 1943
USS Snook (279)Lt.Cdr.Submarine7 Mar 19445 Dec 1944

Career information

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Events related to this officer

Submarine USS Snook (279)


25 Jun 1944
With her overhaul completed USS Snook (Lt.Cdr. G.H. Browne) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 6th war patrol.

14 Aug 1944
USS Snook (Lt.Cdr. G.H. Browne) ended her 6th war patrol at Pearl Harbor.

17 Sep 1944
USS Snook (Lt.Cdr. G.H. Browne) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 7th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in Luzon Strait and the South China Sea.

25 Sep 1944
USS Snook (Lt.Cdr. G.H. Browne) puts into Saipan to make repairs.

4 Oct 1944
With her repairs completed USS Snook (Lt.Cdr. G.H. Browne) departed from Saipan to resume her 7th war patrol.

23 Oct 1944 (position 19.44, 118.25)
USS Snook (Lt.Cdr. G.H. Browne) torpedoed and damaged the Japanese merchant tanker Kikusui Maru (3887 GRT, former Dutch Iris) in the South China Sea, west of Luzon Strait in position 19°44'N, 118°25'E. The damaged ship sank the next day in position 19°46'N, 118°30'E.

24 Oct 1944 (position 20.54, 118.19)
While operating west of Luzon Strait USS Snook (Lt.Cdr. G.H. Browne) torpedoed and sank the Japanese army cargo ships Arisan Maru (6886 GRT) in position 20°54'N, 118°19'E and Shinsei Maru No.1 (5863 GRT) in position 20°10'N, 118°17'E.

18 Nov 1944
USS Snook (Lt.Cdr. G.H. Browne) ended her 7th war patrol at Pearl Harbor.


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