William Lovett Anderson, USN

Born  10 Apr 1905Sylvania, Georgia

Ranks

  Lt.Cdr.

Decorations

Early 42 Navy Cross (1)

Warship Commands listed for William Lovett Anderson, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Thresher (200)Lt.Cdr.Submarine1 Nov 1940Jun 1942

Career information

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Events related to this officer

Submarine USS Thresher (200)


7 Dec 1941
USS Thresher (Lt.Cdr. W.L. Anderson) was nearing Pearl Harbor, after conducting a simulated war patrol north of Midway, when the Japanese attacked. She returned to Pearl Harbor the next day.

30 Dec 1941
USS Thresher (Lt.Cdr. W.L. Anderson) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 2nd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the Marshall and Mariana Islands area.

26 Feb 1942
USS Thresher (Lt.Cdr. W.L. Anderson) ended her 2nd war patrol at Pearl Harbor.

23 Mar 1942
USS Thresher (Lt.Cdr. W.L. Anderson) left Pearl Harbor for her 3th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in Japanese home waters.

10 Apr 1942 (position 34.59, 139.29)
USS Thresher (Lt.Cdr. W.L. Anderson) torpedoed and sank the Japanese transport ship Sado Maru (3039 GRT) about 5 nautical miles north of Oshima, near the entrance to Tokyo Bay, Honshu, Japan in position 34°59'N, 139°29'E.

29 Apr 1942
USS Thresher (Lt.Cdr. W.L. Anderson) ended her 3th war patrol at Pearl Harbor.


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