Eugene Bradley McKinney, USN

Born  31 Jul 1903Eugene, Lane County, Oregon, USA
Died  15 Aug 1986(83)San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA


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Ranks

1 Jan 1942 Lt.Cdr.
  Cdr.
20 Mar 1945 T/Capt.

Decorations

Nov/Feb 42 Navy Cross (1)
May/Jun 42 Navy Cross (1)
Oct 1942 Navy Cross (1)

Warship Commands listed for Eugene Bradley McKinney, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Salmon (182)SubmarineAug 19413 Feb 1943
USS Skate (305)Cdr.Submarine15 Apr 194324 Jan 1944

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Events related to this officer

Submarine USS Salmon (182)


27 Nov 1941
USS Salmon (Lt.Cdr Eugene Bradley McKinney) left Manila for a defensive patrol of the west coast of Luzon, when the Japanese attacked this patrol became her first war patrol.

13 Feb 1942
USS Salmon (Lt.Cdr. E.B. McKinney) ended her first war patrol at Tjilatjap, Java, Netherlands East Indies.

20 Feb 1942
USS Salmon (Lt.Cdr. E.B. McKinney) left Tjilatjap for her second war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the Java Sea.

23 Mar 1942
USS Salmon (Lt.Cdr. E.B. McKinney) ended her second war patrol at Fremantle, Australia.

3 May 1942
USS Salmon (Lt.Cdr. E.B. McKinney) left Fremantle for her third war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the South China Sea.

26 May 1942 (position 10.00, 110.00)
USS Salmon (Lt.Cdr. E.B. McKinney) torpedoed and sank the Japanese repair ship Asahi (11441 tons) about 180 nautical miles south-south-east of Cam Ranh Bay, French Indochina in position 10°00'N, 110°00'E.

28 May 1942 (position 9.00, 111.00)
USS Salmon (Lt.Cdr. E.B. McKinney) torpedoed and sank the Japanese merchant Ganges Maru (4382 GRT) in the South China Sea about 250 nautical miles south-south-east of Cam Ranh Bay, French Indochina in position 09°00'N, 111°00'E.

24 Jun 1942
USS Salmon (Lt.Cdr. E.B. McKinney) ended her third war patrol when she returned to Fremantle.

21 Jul 1942
USS Salmon (Lt.Cdr. E.B. McKinney) left Fremantle for her 4th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the South China Sea / Sulu Sea area.

8 Sep 1942
USS Salmon (Lt.Cdr. E.B. McKinney) ended her 4th war patrol at Fremantle.

10 Oct 1942
USS Salmon (Lt.Cdr. E.B. McKinney) left Fremantle for her 5th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the vicinity of Subic Bay, Philippines.

10 Nov 1942 (position 15.10, 119.42)
USS Salmon (Lt.Cdr. E.B. McKinney) sank a Japanese sampan with gunfire off Subic Bay in position 15°10'N, 119°42'E.

17 Nov 1942 (position 14.16, 119.44)
USS Salmon (Lt.Cdr. E.B. McKinney) torpedoed and sank the Japanese repair ship Oregon Maru (5873 GRT) about 65 nautical miles north-west of Manila in position 14°16'N, 119°44'E.

7 Dec 1942
USS Salmon (Lt.Cdr. E.B. McKinney) ended her 5th war patrol at Pearl Harbor. She was ordered to the Mare Islands Navy Yard for an overhaul.


Submarine USS Skate (305)


25 Sep 1943
USS Skate (Lt.Cdr. Eugene Bradley McKinney) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 1st war patrol, and was ordered to patrol off Wake Island.

29 Oct 1943
USS Skate (Lt.Cdr. E.B. McKinney) ended her 1st war patrol at Midway.

15 Nov 1943
USS Skate (Lt.Cdr. E.B. McKinney) departed from Midway for her 2nd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol off Truk.

21 Dec 1943 (position 9.45, 151.56)
USS Skate (Lt.Cdr. E.B. McKinney) torpedoed and sank the Japanese fleet tanker Terukawa Maru (6433 GRT) north-west of Truk, Caroline Islands in position 09°45'N, 151°56'E.

25 Dec 1943 (position 10.05, 150.32)
USS Skate (Lt.Cdr. E.B. McKinney) torpedoed and damaged the battleship Yamato (offsite link) northeast of Truk, Caroline Islands in position 10°05'N, 150°32'E.

7 Jan 1944
USS Skate (Lt.Cdr. E.B. McKinney) ended her 2nd war patrol at Midway.


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