Nicholas John Nicholas, USN

Born  22 Mar 1909


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Ranks

1 Oct 1939 Lt.
18 Nov 1942 T/Cdr.

Decorations

Warship Commands listed for Nicholas John Nicholas, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Salmon (182)T/Cdr.Submarine3 Feb 194326 Feb 1944
USS Spikefish (404)T/Cdr.Submarine30 Jun 194424 Mar 1945

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Events related to this officer

Submarine USS Salmon (182)


29 Apr 1943
USS Salmon (Lt.Cdr. Nicholas J. Nicholas) left Pearl Harbor for her 6th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in off Honshu in Japanese home waters.

19 Jun 1943
USS Salmon (Lt.Cdr. N.J. Nicholas) ended her 6th war patrol at Midway.

17 Jul 1943
USS Salmon (Lt.Cdr. N.J. Nicholas) leaves Midway for her 7th war patrol. she was ordered to patrol off the Kuril Islands.

10 Aug 1943 (position 46.55, 143.30)
USS Salmon (Lt.Cdr. N.J. Nicholas) torpedoed and sank the Japanese fishing vessel Wakanoura Maru (2408 GRT) north of Hokkaido in position 46°55'N, 143°30'E.

25 Aug 1943
USS Salmon (Lt.Cdr. N.J. Nicholas) ended her 7th war patrol at Pearl Harbor.

27 Sep 1943
USS Salmon (Lt.Cdr. N.J. Nicholas) leaves Pearl Harbor for her 8th war patrol. Once again she was ordered to patrol off the Kuril Islands.

17 Nov 1943
USS Salmon (Lt.Cdr. N.J. Nicholas) ended her 8th war patrol when she returns to Pearl Harbor.

15 Dec 1943
USS Salmon (Lt.Cdr. N.J. Nicholas) leaves Pearl Harbor for her 9th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in Japanese home waters.

25 Feb 1944
USS Salmon (Lt.Cdr. N.J. Nicholas) ended her 9th war patrol at Pearl Harbor.


Submarine USS Spikefish (404)


6 Oct 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Spikefish (Cdr. N.J. Nicholas, USN) departed the Panama Canal Zone for Pearl Harbour.

23 Oct 1944
USS Spikefish (Cdr. N.J. Nicholas, USN) arrived at Pearl Harbor.

15 Nov 1944
USS Spikefish (Cmdr Nicholas John Nicholas) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 1st war patrol, and was ordered to patrol in the Sea of Okhotsk.

1 Jan 1945
USS Spikefish (Cdr. N.J. Nicholas) ended her 1st war patrol at Midway.

26 Jan 1945
USS Spikefish (Cdr. N.J. Nicholas) departed from Midway for her 2nd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol of the Ryukyu Islands.

19 Mar 1945
USS Spikefish (Cdr. N.J. Nicholas) ended her 2nd war patrol at Pearl Harbor.


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