John Robert Middleton, Jr., USN

Born  7 Jun 1912


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Ranks

1 Mar 1944 T/Cdr.

Decorations

Warship Commands listed for John Robert Middleton, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Thresher (200)T/Cdr.Submarine28 Jul 194411 May 1945

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Events related to this officer

Submarine USS Thresher (200)


23 Aug 1944
USS Thresher (Lt.Cdr. J.R. Middleton, Jr) departed from Midway for her 14th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the Yellow and East China Seas.

18 Sep 1944 (position 35.02, 124.24)
USS Thresher (Lt.Cdr. J.R. Middleton, Jr) torpedoed and sank the Japanese transport ship Gyoku Maru (6854 GRT) in the Yellow Sea in position 35°02'N, 124°24'E.

25 Sep 1944 (position 37.32, 124.33)
USS Thresher (Lt.Cdr. J.R. Middleton, Jr) torpedoed and sank the Japanese merchant Nissei Maru (1468 GRT) in the Yellow Sea in position 37°32'N, 124°33'E.

26 Sep 1944 (position 37.13, 123.48)
USS Thresher (Lt.Cdr. J.R. Middleton, Jr) torpedoed and sank the Japanese merchant Koetsu Maru (873 GRT) in the Yellow Sea in position 37°13'N, 123°48'E.

3 Oct 1944 (position 30.49, 153.26)
USS Thresher (Lt.Cdr. J.R. Middleton, Jr) sank the Japanese guard boat Nanshin Maru No.28 (83 GRT) with gunfire North-North-West of Marcus Island in position 30°49'N, 153°26'E.

12 Oct 1944
USS Thresher (Lt.Cdr. J.R. Middleton, Jr) ended her 14th war patrol at Pearl Harbor.

31 Jan 1945
USS Thresher (Lt.Cdr. J.R. Middleton, Jr) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 15th and last war patrol. She was ordered to patrol north of Luzon.

24 Apr 1945
USS Thresher (Lt.Cdr. J.R. Middleton, Jr) ended her 15th and last war patrol at Pearl Harbor. She was now assigned to training duties.


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