John Leslie De Tar, USN

Born  21 Sep 1906Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, USA
Died  22 Aug 1967(60)Multnomah County, Oregon, USA


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Ranks

  Lt.Cdr.

Decorations

Jan/Mar 42 Navy Cross (1)

Warship Commands listed for John Leslie De Tar, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Tuna (203)Lt.Cdr.SubmarineJan 1942Jun 1942
USS Euryale (AS 22)Lt.Cdr.Submarine tender18 Dec 194420 Dec 1944

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Events related to this officer

Submarine USS Tuna (203)


26 Jan 1942
USS Tuna (Lt.Cdr. J.L. De Tar) departed Pearl Harbor for her 1st war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the East China Sea.

21 Mar 1942
USS Tuna (Lt.Cdr. J.L. De Tar) ended her 1st war patrol at Pearl Harbor.

14 Apr 1942
USS Tuna (Lt.Cdr. J.L. De Tar) departed Pearl Harbor for her 2nd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol off Honshu in Japanese home waters.

15 May 1942 (position 33.34, 125.09)
USS Tuna (Lt.Cdr. J.L. De Tar) torpedoed and sank the Japanese transport ship Toyoharu Maru (805 GRT) about 65 nautical miles off Sohuksando, Korea in position 33°34'N, 125°09'E.

16 Jun 1942
USS Tuna (Lt.Cdr. J.L. De Tar) ended her 2nd war patrol at Pearl Harbor.


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