Alexander Kelly Tyree, USN

Born  28 Aug 1915Page, West Virginia


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Ranks

4 Jun 1936 Ensign
4 Jun 1939 Lt.(j.g.)
1 Jan 1942 Lt.
1 May 1943 T/Lt.Cdr.
15 Mar 1944 T/Cdr.

Decorations

Apr/May 45 Navy Cross (1)
May/Jul 45 Navy Cross (1)

Warship Commands listed for Alexander Kelly Tyree, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS R-2 (79)Lt.Submarine17 Nov 1942mid 1944
USS Bowfin (287)T/Cdr.Submarine23 Sep 1944Jan 1946

Career information

We currently have no career / biographical information on this officer.

Events related to this officer

Submarine USS R-2 (79)


4 Dec 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) was put on the slipway at Key West.

12 Dec 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) was put back in the water.

31 Dec 1942
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

2 Jan 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

4 Jan 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

5 Jan 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

6 Jan 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

7 Jan 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

8 Jan 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

9 Jan 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

10 Jan 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

18 Jan 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

19 Jan 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

20 Jan 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

21 Jan 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

22 Jan 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

25 Jan 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

26 Jan 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

27 Jan 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

28 Jan 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

29 Jan 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

30 Jan 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

1 Feb 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

2 Feb 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

3 Feb 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

4 Feb 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

5 Feb 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

6 Feb 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

8 Feb 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

9 Feb 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

10 Feb 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

11 Feb 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

12 Feb 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

13 Feb 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

15 Feb 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

16 Feb 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

17 Feb 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

18 Feb 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

19 Feb 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

20 Feb 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

1 Mar 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

2 Mar 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

3 Mar 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

4 Mar 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

5 Mar 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

8 Mar 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

9 Mar 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

10 Mar 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

11 Mar 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

12 Mar 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

13 Mar 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

15 Mar 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

16 Mar 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

17 Mar 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

18 Mar 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

19 Mar 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

20 Mar 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

29 Mar 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

30 Mar 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

31 Mar 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

1 Apr 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

3 Apr 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

5 Apr 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

6 Apr 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

7 Apr 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

8 Apr 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

9 Apr 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

10 Apr 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

12 Apr 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

13 Apr 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

14 Apr 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

15 Apr 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

16 Apr 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

17 Apr 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

19 Apr 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

20 Apr 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

21 Apr 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

22 Apr 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

23 Apr 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

24 Apr 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

26 Apr 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

27 Apr 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

28 Apr 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

29 Apr 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

30 Apr 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

1 May 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

5 May 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

10 May 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

11 May 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

12 May 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

13 May 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

14 May 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

15 May 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

17 May 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

18 May 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

19 May 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

20 May 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

21 May 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

22 May 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

24 May 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

25 May 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

26 May 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

27 May 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

29 May 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

31 May 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

1 Jun 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

2 Jun 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

3 Jun 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

4 Jun 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

5 Jun 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

7 Jun 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

8 Jun 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

9 Jun 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

10 Jun 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

11 Jun 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

12 Jun 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

21 Jun 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

22 Jun 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

23 Jun 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

24 Jun 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

25 Jun 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

26 Jun 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

28 Jun 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

29 Jun 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

30 Jun 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

1 Jul 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

2 Jul 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

3 Jul 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

5 Jul 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

6 Jul 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

7 Jul 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

8 Jul 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

9 Jul 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

10 Jul 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

12 Jul 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

13 Jul 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

15 Jul 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

16 Jul 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

17 Jul 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

20 Jul 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

21 Jul 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

22 Jul 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

23 Jul 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

2 Aug 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

3 Aug 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

4 Aug 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

5 Aug 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

6 Aug 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

7 Aug 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

9 Aug 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

10 Aug 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

11 Aug 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

12 Aug 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

13 Aug 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

14 Aug 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

16 Aug 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

17 Aug 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

18 Aug 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

19 Aug 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

20 Aug 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

21 Aug 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

23 Aug 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

24 Aug 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

25 Aug 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

26 Aug 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

27 Aug 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

28 Aug 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

30 Aug 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

31 Aug 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

1 Sep 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

2 Sep 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

3 Sep 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

4 Sep 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

13 Sep 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

14 Sep 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

15 Sep 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

16 Sep 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

17 Sep 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

20 Sep 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

21 Sep 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

22 Sep 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

23 Sep 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

24 Sep 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

26 Sep 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

27 Sep 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

28 Sep 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

29 Sep 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

30 Sep 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

1 Oct 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

2 Oct 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

4 Oct 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

5 Oct 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

6 Oct 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

7 Oct 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

8 Oct 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

9 Oct 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

11 Oct 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

12 Oct 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

13 Oct 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

14 Oct 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

15 Oct 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

16 Oct 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

17 Oct 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) was put on the slipway at Key West.

22 Oct 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) was put back in the water.

26 Oct 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

27 Oct 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

28 Oct 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

29 Oct 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

30 Oct 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

1 Nov 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

2 Nov 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

3 Nov 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

4 Nov 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

6 Nov 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

8 Nov 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

9 Nov 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

10 Nov 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

11 Nov 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

12 Nov 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

13 Nov 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

15 Nov 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

16 Nov 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

17 Nov 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

18 Nov 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

19 Nov 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

20 Nov 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

22 Nov 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

23 Nov 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

24 Nov 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

25 Nov 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

26 Nov 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

27 Nov 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

6 Dec 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

7 Dec 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

8 Dec 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

9 Dec 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

10 Dec 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

11 Dec 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

13 Dec 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

14 Dec 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

15 Dec 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

16 Dec 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

17 Dec 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

18 Dec 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

20 Dec 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

21 Dec 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

22 Dec 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

23 Dec 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

24 Dec 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

27 Dec 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

28 Dec 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

29 Dec 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

30 Dec 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

31 Dec 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

1 Jan 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

3 Jan 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

4 Jan 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

5 Jan 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

6 Jan 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

7 Jan 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

8 Jan 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

17 Jan 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

18 Jan 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

19 Jan 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

20 Jan 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

21 Jan 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

22 Jan 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

24 Jan 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

25 Jan 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

26 Jan 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

27 Jan 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

28 Jan 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

29 Jan 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

31 Jan 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

1 Feb 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

2 Feb 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

3 Feb 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

4 Feb 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

5 Feb 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

7 Feb 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

8 Feb 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

9 Feb 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

10 Feb 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

11 Feb 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

12 Feb 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

14 Feb 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

15 Feb 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

16 Feb 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

17 Feb 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

18 Feb 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

19 Feb 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

28 Feb 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

29 Feb 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

1 Mar 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

2 Mar 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

3 Mar 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

4 Mar 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

7 Mar 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

8 Mar 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

9 Mar 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

10 Mar 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

11 Mar 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

13 Mar 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

14 Mar 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

15 Mar 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

16 Mar 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

17 Mar 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

20 Mar 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

21 Mar 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

22 Mar 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

23 Mar 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

24 Mar 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

25 Mar 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

27 Mar 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

28 Mar 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

29 Mar 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

30 Mar 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

31 Mar 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

1 Apr 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 (Lt. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

12 Apr 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 was put on the slipway at Key West.

26 Apr 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-2 was put back in the water.


Submarine USS Bowfin (287)


23 Sep 1944 (position -3.37, 116.25)
The Japanese gunboat Nankai (2400 tons, offsite link) and the Japanese troop transport Hokkai Maru (8416 GRT, built 1933) are damaged by mines (laid by USS Bowfin on 29 January) off Balikpapan, Borneo in position 03°37'S, 116°25'E.

16 Dec 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
With her overhaul completed, USS Bowfin (Cdr. A.K. Tyree, USN), departed the Mare Island Navy Yard for Pearl Harbour.

24 Dec 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Bowfin (Cdr. A.K. Tyree, USN) arrived at Pearl Harbour from the Mare Island Navy Yard.

8 Jan 1945
USS Bowfin (Cdr. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Pearl Harbour together with USS Doherty (Lt. W.J. O'Brien, USNR), USS McClelland (Lt.Cdr. G.D. Williams, USN) and USS Dionne (Lt.Cdr. H.E. Love, Jr., USNR).

9 Jan 1945
USS Bowfin (Cdr. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Pearl Harbour together with USS Doherty (Lt. W.J. O'Brien, USNR) and USS Dionne (Lt.Cdr. H.E. Love, Jr., USNR).

25 Jan 1945
USS Bowfin (Cdr. A.K. Tyree, USN) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 7th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol south of Honshu, Japan.

She was escorted out by USS PC-485 and USS PC-487.

For daily and attack positions of USS Bowfin during this patrol see the map below.

6 Feb 1945
USS Bowfin (Cdr. A.K. Tyree, USN) arrived at Saipan. She was escorted in by USS LCI(L)-1063.

8 Feb 1945
USS Bowfin (Cdr. A.K. Tyree, USN) departed Saipan for her patrol area. She was escorted out by USS LCI(L)-1061.

17 Feb 1945 (position 33.53, 139.45)
USS Bowfin (Cdr. A.K. Tyree, USN) torpedoed and sank the Japanese frigate Kaibokan 56 (740 tons, built 1944) five miles east of Mikura Jima, central Honshu, Japan in position 33°53'N, 139°45'E.

Bowfin (assisted by aircraft) also sank the guard boat Nanshin Maru No.26 (81 GRT) in position 33°12'N, 140°46'E.

(All times are zone K, -10)
16 February 1945
2321 hours - In position 33°33'N, 139°43'E obtained SJ radar contact bearing 235°(T), range 12000 yards. Commenced tracking. There were two pips. Enemy course was between 000°(T) and 020°(T), speed 15 knots, the targets were heading for Mikura Shima.

17 February 1945
0000 hours - Battle stations torpedo.

0005 hours - Sent out contact report to wolfpack.

0009 hours - Headed in to attack.

0012 hours - The nearest target zigged towards. Range was 3000 yards. Thought we had been spotted.

0013 hours - Swung right with full rudder at flank speed showing the target a broadside view at a range of only 2300 yards. Looked like we were in for a bad time. Sent lookouts below and opened the after doors aft for a down the throat shot.

0018 hours - Range started opening. Could not believe we have not been sighted.

0045 hours - Range now 5000 yards. Started another attack. Intended to shoot three bow torpedoes at each of the targets which were thought to be destroyers.

0056 hours - In position 33°53'N, 139°45'E fired three bow torpedoes at the leading and nearest destroyer from a range of 1745 yards. The other destroyer was lost out of sight and the other three bow torpedoes were not fired.

0057 hours - All ahead flank and started to pull out to the southeast.

0058 hours - One hit on the target amidships. The target exploded.

0100 hours - The targets pip was still on the screen but smaller.

0104 hours - The other destroyer started dropping depth charges.

0122 hours - The targets pip disappeared. He sank.

0206 hours - Secured engines. Closed to other contact on motors at a speed of 5 knots.

0225 hours - Sighted the target from the bridge.

0227 hours - In position 33°53'N, 139°45'E fired three bow torpedoes from 2300 yards.

0228 hours - All ahead flank, full left rudder. One of the torpedoes now prematured. Opened the outer doors aft and ordered the lookouts below. Range was now 1520 yards and closing slowly.

0230 hours - Steadied up with the target astern and range opening nicely.

0234 hours - Range now 4400 yards and opening. Commenced reload forward.

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1215 hours - Sighted smoke on the horizon bearing 065°(T). Set course to close.

1252 hours - Could make out two masts and the clipper bow of a picket boat in position 33°03'N, 140°30'E. It looked like a schooner.

1300 hours - Sighted a second target through the periscope bearing 020°(T) at a range of 6-7 miles. This was a smaller picket boat. Continued to close the target sighted first.

1303 hours - Noticed that the after mast of the target had fallen over her stern. The fire that had been started on her by an air strike by carrier aircraft was practically out now. Decided to attack with 40mm and 20mm.

1313 hours - In position 33°12'N, 140°46'E opened fire with 40mm from a range of about 3000 yards.

1325 hours - Closed to 1500 yards and also opened fire with 20mm.

1341 hours - Closed to 400 yards.

1354 hours - A 20mm shot exploded the depth charges on the targets stern. Ceased firing after having expended 160 rounds of 40mm and 800 rounds of 20mm.

1410 hours - The target turned over and sank.

2 Mar 1945 (position 33.50, 139.22)
USS Bowfin (Cdr. A.K. Tyree, USN) torpedoed and sank the Japanese guard boat Chokai Maru (135 GRT) north-east of Miyake Jima in position 33°50'N, 139°22'E.

(All times are zone K, -10)
0237 hours - In position 33°04'N, 139°20'E obtained SJ radar contact bearing 220°(T), range 8750 yards. Commenced tracking.

0330 hours - Target was on a steady course of 355°(T), speed 10.5 knots.

0517 hours - Opened out to the eastward in order to ovoid being sighted by lookout stations on Inamba Shima which was 9000 yards away.

0641 hours - Dived to complete the attack.

0658 hours - Picked up the target through the periscope. Identified him as a large sea truck stacked high with cargo aft, one mast forward, with engines, a small stack, and bridge amidships.

0723 hours - In position 33°50'N, 139°22'E fired one torpedo which hit the target.

0744 hours - The target was dead in the water, slightly down by the stern and with a 15° list to port.

0802 hours - The list increased to about 40°. The crew was jettisoning cargo. Range now 3000 yards but closed to have a better look and take pictures.

0817 hours - The target rolled over.

0830 hours - The target sank completely. About ten men were seen in a lifeboat and three of four were seen in the water.

4 Mar 1945 (position 31.55, 141.21)
USS Bowfin (Cdr. A.K. Tyree, USN) engaged two Japanese picket boats off the Bonis Islands with gunfire. Due to the heavy sea state and return fire from the enemy the action was broken off. One of the enemy picket boats was most likely lightly damaged in the action. One of the gun crew of Bowfin was wounded during the action.

(All times are zone K, -10)
0850 hours - In position 31°54'N, 141°22'E sighted two masts on the horizon bearing 305°(T). Commenced closing.

0855 hours - The contact was determined to be two picket boats of about 300 tons each.

0858 hours - Battle stations gun action.

0907 hours - In position 31°55'N, 141°21'E commenced firing with 40mm and the 5" gun from 4200 yards.

0910 hours - The enemy was returning fire with a large volume of fire, all short. The return fire was estimated as being 20mm.

0912 hours - The enemy had found the range, splashes all around us. Went ahead full to open the range again. The sea was too rough for any effective shooting with the 5" gun.

0914 hours - The trainer of the 5" gun was wounded in both legs by shrapnel.

0915 hours - Secured all guns and broke off the action. Twelve rounds of 5" and sixty-four rounds of 40mm have been fired so far. Two 40mm hits were obtained on one of the picket boats for sure.

19 Mar 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Bowfin (Cdr. A.K. Tyree, USN) picked up two USN airmen of Torpedo Squadron 83 from the water south of Kochi Prefecture.

20 Mar 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Bowfin (Cdr. A.K. Tyree, USN) departed her patrol area for Guam.

25 Mar 1945
USS Bowfin (Cdr. A.K. Tyree, USN) ended her 7th war patrol at Guam. She was escorted in by USS Wintle (Lt.Cdr. A. Leipper, USNR).

At Guam she was refitted by a relief crew from Submarine Division 282 and the USS Apollo.

20 Apr 1945
USS Bowfin (Cdr. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Guam together with USS Baron (Lt.Cdr. W.M. Dickerson, USNR), USS Greenlet (Lt.Cdr. J.T. Hodgson, Jr., USN) and USS Raby (Lt.Cdr. J.L. Slade, USNR).

23 Apr 1945
USS Bowfin (Cdr. A.K. Tyree, USN) departed from Guam for her 8th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in Japanese home waters off Honshu and Hokkaido.

She was escorted out by USS Oracle (Lt.Cdr. D.W. Deits, USNR).

For daily and attack positions of USS Bowfin during this patrol see the map below.

1 May 1945 (position 41.06, 144.28)
USS Bowfin (Cdr. A.K. Tyree, USN) torpedoed and sank the Japanese Naval transport Chowa Maru (2719 GRT, built 1940) south-east of Erimosaki, Hokkaido, Japan in position 41°06'N, 144°28'E.

(All times are zone K, -10)
0420 hours - In position 41°08'N, 144°37'E sighted smoke bearing 075°(T).

0421 hours - SJ radar contact bearing 075°(T), range 16590 yards. Commenced tracking.

0435 hours - Contact now bearing 078°(T), range 16115 yards. Best solution for th targets course was 255°(T), speed 13 knots. A second ship was now sighted near the target but smaller.

0441 hours - To avoid being sighted dived and manned battle stations.

0452 hours - Sighted the target with zero angle on the bow, accompanied by one escort.

0502 hours - Targets base course was now 270°(T). She was zig-zagging 25° either side of the base course. The escort was keeping station about 2000 yards ahead. She appeared to be under constant helm.

0518 hours - Commenced pulling off track for a stern tube shot. We were right on track at this time.

0530 hours - The escort passed astern at 600 yards range.

0536 hours - In position 41°06'N, 144°28'E fired four stern torpedoes from 735 yards. Two hits were obtained.

0538 hours - Rigged for silent running.

0542 hours - The target had sunk.

0548 hours - The escort came to life now.

0550 hours - Went to 450 feet.

0556 hours - The escort passed directly overhead but did not drop depth charges.

0614 hours - The escort dropped 21 depth charges in 25 seconds. They gave Bowfin a good jolt. Believed they were all above us. Bowfin was at that time at 560 feet.

0630 hours - The escort again passed directly overhead but did not drop depth charges.

0900 hours - Returned to periscope depth. Nothing in sight.

8 May 1945 (position 39.38, 142.08)
USS Bowfin (Cdr. A.K. Tyree, USN) torpedoed and sank the Japanese transport Daito Maru No.3 (880 GRT, built 1945) east-south-east of Todogasaki, Honshu, Japan in position 39°38'N, 142°08'E.

(All times are zone K, -10)
0311 hours - Radar contact at a range of 35500 yards. Very close to the Honshu coast. Commenced tracking.

0337 hours - Manned battle stations.

0412 hours - Sighted the targets from the bridge. It was seen to be a tanker and a freighter. Selected the tanker as the target.

0415 hours - In position 39°38'N, 142°08'E fired six torpedoes from 3200 yards.

0416 hours - Swung right to fire the stern tubes.

0417 hours - Had just given the order to fire aft whan a spectacular hit exploded in the tanker. Gae order to check fire and shifted setup to the other target.

0418 hours - Commenced firing four torpedoes aft from 2665 yards. Tube 7 still went out to the tanker but tubes 8, 9 and 10 were fired at the freighter. However shortly before tube 10 was fired the freighter was observed to turn away, heading for the beach. Two more torpedo hits were observed on the tanker which disintegrated at 0421 hours.

0420 hours - Secured the torpedo tubes and pulled clear at full speed.

0442 hours - Dived.

0457 hours - Completed reloading all torpedo tubes.

9 May 1945
USS Bowfin (Cdr. A.K. Tyree, USN) departed her patrol area to return to Guam.

15 May 1945
USS Bowfin (Cdr. A.K. Tyree, USN) ended her 8th war patrol at Guam. She was escorted in by USS SC-536.

At Guam she was refitted by a relief crew from Submarine Division 282 and the USS Apollo.

23 May 1945
During 23/24 May 1945, USS Bowfin (Cdr. A.K. Tyree, USN), conducted exercises off Guam together with USS Greenlet (Lt.Cdr. J.T. Hodgson, Jr., USN), USS Seadog (Cdr. E.T. Hydeman, USN) and USS Crevalle (Cdr. E.H. Steinmetz, USN).

29 May 1945
USS Bowfin (Cdr. A.K. Tyree, USN) departed from Guam for her 9th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the Sea of Japan.

For daily and attack positions of USS Bowfin during this patrol see the map below.

6 Jun 1945
USS Bowfin (Cdr. A.K. Tyree, USN) enters the Sea of Japan through the Tsushima Strait.

11 Jun 1945 (position 39.24, 128.59)
USS Bowfin (Cdr. A.K. Tyree, USN) torpedoed and sank the Japanese merchant cargo ship Shinyo Maru No.3 (2042 GRT, built 1917) off Genzan, Korea in position 39°24'N, 128°59'E.

(All times are zone K, -10)
0005 hours - In position 39°23'N, 129°03'E obtained SJ radar contact bearing 135°(T), range 65000 yards. Commenced closing at three engine speed. Figured we had contacted a battleship given the extreme range.

0110 hours - Contact had tracked all the way to a range of 30000 yards. Manned radar tracking party.

0121 hours - Manned battle stations.

0150 hours - The target was zig-zagging between 240°(T) and 300°(T) at a speed of 9 knots. She was not escorted.

0210 hours - Dodged a small fishing boat who started flashing a white light at us. We were about 4000 yards ahead of the target at the time. The target had been sighted from the bridge when the range was 4500 yards. She was seen to be a medium freighter.

0223 hours - Clear of the fishing boat who was still flashing his light. Headed in to attack the freighter.

0236 hours - In position 39°24'N, 128°59'E fired four bow torpedoes.

0239 hours - Witnessed and felt one hit from the bridge. The hit was slightly abaft amidships. A few sparks and considerable debris flew up. Two much louder explosions were heard about 5 seconds later, probably internal explosions.

0242 hours - Saw the targets bow pointed skywards and thirty seconds later saw the target sink completely.

13 Jun 1945 (position 39.13, 128.08)
USS Bowfin (Cdr. A.K. Tyree, USN) torpedoed and sank the Japanese merchant cargo ship Akiura Maru (887 GRT, built 1944) off the east coast of Korea in position 39°13'N, 128°08'E.

(All times are zone K, -10)
0800 hours - In position 39°10'N, 128°04'E sighted smoke and masts bearing 137°(T).

0819 hours - The target was seen to be an engines aft freighter coming up the coast. Manned battle stations.

0904 hour - In position 39°13'N, 128°08'E fired three bow torpedoes. One hit was heard but the result could not be immediately observed as Bowfin had dipped below periscope depth.

0906 hours - At periscope depth. The freighter was not seen, just a lot of debris in the position of the attack including one lifeboat upside down with a survivor hanging on.

14 Jun 1945
USS Bowfin (Cdr. A.K. Tyree, USN) damaged a sailing vessel with gunfire off the east coast of Korea in position 39°15'N, 128°22'E.

(All times are zone K, -10)
2114 hours - In position 39°19'N, 128°23'E obtained SJ radar contact bearing 105°(T), range 8200 yards. Commenced tracking.

2130 hours - The target tracked at 3 knots on course 180°(T). Thought the target was a sailing vessel probably carrying cargo. Manned battle stations, gun.

2203 hours - In position 39°15'N, 128°22'E commenced firing all guns from 250 yards. The target was seen to be a small two-masted schooner. The 40mm gun jammed after one round.

2204 hours - Ceased firing and turned for a second pass at the target.

2211 hours - Resumed fire.

2212 hours - Ceased fire. The target had been damaged only.

2214 hours - Secured from battle stations. Total ammunition expended;
5" - 5 rounds,
40mm - 1 round,
20mm - 90 rounds,
.50 cal. - 180 rounds.

20 Jun 1945 (position 40.31, 129.13)
USS Bowfin (Cdr. A.K. Tyree, USN) attacked a large freighter of the east coast of Korea in position 40°31'N, 129°13'E. Six torpedoes were fired but no hits were obtained.

(All times are zone K, -10)
0530 hours - While submerged sighted smoke bearing 330°(T). Position was 40°35'N, 129°15'E. Sighted a large engines aft freighter at a range of 14000 yards. She was hugging the coast and southbound. Manned battle stations torpedo. Commenced a high speed approach.

0605 hours - Sighted two smaller ships trailing the large freighter, one small engines aft tanker and a small freighter with stack and superstructure amidships.

0614 hours - In position 40°31'N, 129°13'E fired four torpedoes forward from 3500 yards.

0619 hours - All sound gear reported a torpedo coming in bearing 050° relative on a steady bearing. Fired tubes 5 and 6 at the same target and went deep.

0621 hours - Sound reported having lost the torpedo coming in.

0622 hours - Heard two loud explosions thought to be depth charges.

0623 hours - Heard a loud explosion thought to be a possible hit at the time.

0625 hours - From 0623 to 0625 hours numerous explosions were heard thought to be depth charges and gunfire.

0631 hours - Returned to periscope depth. Sighted all targets going away with no apparent sign of damage. A sad sight.

0658 hours - Secured from battle stations. Cleared the coast.

24 Jun 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
During the night of 24/25 June 1945, USS Bowfin (Cdr. A.K. Tyree, USN), passed La Perouse Strait eastbound.

30 Jun 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Bowfin (Cdr. A.K. Tyree, USN) made a short stop at Midway for fuel, fresh provisions and mail before departing for Pearl Harbour after a few hours in port.

4 Jul 1945
USS Bowfin (Cdr. A.K. Tyree, USN) ended her 9th war patrol at Pearl Harbor. She was escorted in by USS Pruitt (Lt. D.B. Harby, USNR).

28 Jul 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Bowfin (Cdr. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted trials off Pearl Harbour.

31 Jul 1945
USS Bowfin (Cdr. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Pearl Harbour together with USS Pruitt (Lt. D.B. Harby, USNR), USS Florikan (Lt. D. Hima, USN) and USS Hoe (Lt.Cdr. M.P. Refo III, USN).

1 Aug 1945
USS Bowfin (Cdr. A.K. Tyree, USN) conducted exercises off Pearl Harbour together with USS Darby (Lt.Cdr. M.W. Martin, USNR), USS Kirkpatrick (Lt.Cdr. V.E. Bakanas, USCG) and USS YMS-102 (Lt. J.N. Hooker, USNR).

3 Aug 1945
During 3/4 August 1945, USS Bowfin (Cdr. A.K. Tyree, USN), conducted exercises off Pearl Harbour together with USS Chew (Lt.Cdr. J.J. Mannion, USNR), USS Pruitt (Lt. D.B. Harby, USNR), USS Darby (Lt.Cdr. M.W. Martin, USNR) and USS Flasher (Cdr. G.W. Grider, USN).

10 Aug 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Bowfin (Cdr. A.K. Tyree, USN) departed Pearl Harbour for Guam. When the war with Japan endend on the 15th she was ordered to return to Pearl Harbour.

19 Aug 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Bowfin (Cdr. A.K. Tyree, USN) returned to Pearl Harbour.

29 Aug 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Bowfin (Cdr. A.K. Tyree, USN) departed Pearl Harbour for Balboa, Panama Canal Zone.

13 Sep 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Bowfin (Cdr. A.K. Tyree, USN) arrived at Balboa, Panama Canal Zone from Pearl Harbour.

15 Sep 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Bowfin (Cdr. A.K. Tyree, USN) departed the Panama Canal Zone for Tompkinsville, Staten Island, New York.

21 Sep 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Bowfin (Cdr. A.K. Tyree, USN) arrived at Tompkinsville, Staten Island, New York from the Panama Canal Zone.


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