William Girard Myers, USN

Born  8 Oct 1904
Died  21 Jan 1943(38)Died in a plane crash off Booneville, California


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Ranks

30 Jun 1936 Lt.
1 Jul 1940 Lt.Cdr.
15 Aug 1942 T/Cdr.

Decorations

Warship Commands listed for William Girard Myers, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Gato (212)Lt.Cdr.Submarine31 Dec 19412 Oct 1942

Career information

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Events related to this officer

Submarine USS Gato (212)


16 Feb 1942
With her training completed USS Gato (Lt.Cdr. W.G. Myers) left New London for Pearl Harbor.

24 Feb 1942
USS Gato (Lt.Cdr. W.G. Myers) transits the Panama Canal.

1 Mar 1942
USS Gato (Lt.Cdr. W.G. Myers) arrived at the Mare Island Navy Yard.

31 Mar 1942
USS Gato (Lt.Cdr. W.G. Myers) departed from the Mare Island Navy Yard bound for Pearl Harbour.

3 Apr 1942
USS Gato (Lt.Cdr. W.G. Myers) arrived at Pearl Harbour.

20 Apr 1942
USS Gato (Lt.Cdr. W.G. Myers) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 1st war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the Marshall Islands area. Late May she was ordered to patrol west of Midway.

10 Jun 1942
USS Gato (Lt.Cdr. W.G. Myers) ended her 1st war patrol at Pearl Harbor.

2 Jul 1942
USS Gato (Lt.Cdr. W.G. Myers) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 2nd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol east of the Kuril Islands

6 Jul 1942
USS Gato (Lt.Cdr. W.G. Myers) called at Midway. She departed from the same day.

20 Aug 1942
USS Gato (Lt.Cdr. W.G. Myers) ended her 2nd war patrol at Dutch Harbour, Alaska

4 Sep 1942
USS Gato (Lt.Cdr. W.G. Myers) departed from Dutch Harbour for her 3rd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol off Kiska.

28 Sep 1942
USS Gato (Lt.Cdr. W.G. Myers) arrived at Midway.

2 Oct 1942
USS Gato (Lt.Cdr. W.G. Myers) arrived at Pearl Harbour.


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