William Adolph New, USN

Born  11 Feb 1903


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Ranks

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

Decorations

Warship Commands listed for William Adolph New, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Pike (173)SubmarineJul 1939Feb 1943

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Events related to this officer

Submarine USS Pike (173)


8 Dec 1941
After the attack on Pearl Harbor USS Pike (Lt.Cdr. William Adolph New) left Manila for her first war patrol. She was to guard the shipping lanes between Manila and Hong Kong.

31 Dec 1941
USS Pike (Lt.Cdr. W.A. New) left Manila for her second war patrol.

24 Jan 1942
USS Pike (Lt.Cdr. W.A. New) ended her second war patrol at Darwin, Australia.

5 Feb 1942
USS Pike (Lt.Cdr. W.A. New) left Darwin for her third war patrol.

28 Mar 1942
USS Pike (Lt.Cdr. William Adolph New) ended her third war patrol when she returns to base at Fremantle, Australia.

19 Apr 1942
USS Pike (Lt.Cdr. W.A. New) leaves Fremantle for her 4th war patrol. She was to patrol north of the Palau Islands and off Wake Island.

25 May 1942
USS Pike (Lt.Cdr. W.A. New) ended her 4th war patrol when she returned to base at Pearl Harbor.

30 May 1942
USS Pike (Lt.Cdr. W.A. New) leaves Pearl Harbor for her 5th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol north of Oahu.

9 Jun 1942
USS Pike (Lt.Cdr. William Adolph New) ended her 5th war patrol when she returned to Pearl Harbor, and was sent to the Mare Island Naval Yard for an overhaul.

14 Jan 1943
During her 5th war patrol USS Pike (Lt.Cdr. William Adolph New) guided bombers to Wake Island in December 1942, but on 14 January 1943 she was damaged by bombs and depth charges off Ichie Saki, southern Honshu, Japan. due to this damage the patrol is aborted and returns to port.


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