Lewis Wallace, USN

Born  30 Aug 1904Cuero, Texas, USA
Died  1 May 1961(56)Leesville, Texas, USA


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Ranks

1 Jul 1939 Lt.Cdr.
20 Jul 1943 T/Capt.

Decorations

Warship Commands listed for Lewis Wallace, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Tarpon (175)Lt.Cdr.Submarinemid 1941Jul 1942

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Events related to this officer

Submarine USS Tarpon (175)


9 Dec 1941
USS Tarpon (Lt.Cdr. L. Wallace, USN) left Manila for her 1st war patrol. She was ordered to patrol of south-eastern Luzon.

11 Jan 1942
USS Tarpon (Lt.Cdr. L. Wallace, USN) ended her 1st war patrol at Darwin, Australia.

25 Jan 1942
USS Tarpon (Lt.Cdr. L. Wallace, USN) left Darwin for her 2nd war patrol. she was ordered to patrol in the Moluccas.

23 Feb 1942
USS Tarpon (Lt.Cdr. L. Wallace, USN) is damaged when she runs aground in Boling Strait. After jettisoning anchors, torpedoes, oil and ammunition she is able to free herself the next day.

5 Mar 1942
USS Tarpon (Lt.Cdr. L. Wallace, USN) ended her 2nd war patrol at Fremantle, Australia.

28 Mar 1942
USS Tarpon (Lt.Cdr. L. Wallace, USN) left Fremantle for her 3rd war patrol.

17 May 1942
USS Tarpon (Lt.Cdr. L. Wallace, USN) ended her 3rd war patrol at Pearl Harbor.

30 May 1942
USS Tarpon (Lt.Cdr. L. Wallace, USN) left Pearl Harbor for her 4th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol north of Oahu.

9 Jun 1942
USS Tarpon (Lt.Cdr. L. Wallace, USN) ended her 4th war patrol at Pearl Harbor. She was now ordered to the Mare Island Navy Yard for overhaul.


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