John Henderson Turner, USN

Born  19 Aug 1913Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Died  17 Sep 1991(78)Pinehurst, Moore County, North Carolina, USA


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Ranks

15 Mar 1944 T/Cdr.

Decorations

Aug/Sep 44 Navy Cross (1)

Warship Commands listed for John Henderson Turner, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Seal (183)T/Cdr.SubmarineApr 19447 Dec 1944
USS Mero (378)T/Cdr.Submarine17 Aug 1945

Career information

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Events related to this officer

Submarine USS Seal (183)


8 Aug 1944
USS Seal (Lt.Cdr. John Henderson Turner) leaves Pearl Harbor for her 11th war patrol, and was ordered to patrol off northern Hokkaido.

24 Aug 1944 (position 42.30, 144.05)
USS Seal (Lt.Cdr. J.H. Turner) torpedoed and sank the Japanese merchant Tosei Maru (531 GRT) off the southeast coast of Hokkaido in position 42°30'N, 144°05'E.

8 Sep 1944 (position 47.28, 148.20)
USS Seal (Lt.Cdr. J.H. Turner) torpedoed and damaged the Japanese destroyer Namikaze (offsite link) off Hokkaido in position 47°28'N, 148°20'E.

9 Sep 1944 (position 47.57, 148.15)
USS Seal (Lt.Cdr. J.H. Turner) torpedoed and sank the Japanese transport ship Shonan Maru (5859 GRT) in the Sea of Okhotsk, north of Etorofu, Kuril Islands in position 47°57'N, 148°15'E.

17 Sep 1944
USS Seal (Lt.Cdr. J.H. Turner) ended her 11th war patrol at Midway.

10 Oct 1944
USS Seal (Lt.Cdr. J.H. Turner) leaves Midway for her 12th and last war patrol. She was ordered to patrol of the Kuril Islands.

25 Oct 1944 (position 50.18, 150.50)
USS Seal (Lt.Cdr. J.H. Turner) torpedoed and sank the Japanese transport ship Hakuyo Maru (5742 GRT) north of Urup, Kuril Islands in position 50°18'N, 150°50'E.

29 Nov 1944
USS Seal (Lt.Cdr. J.H. Turner) ended her 12th and final war patrol at Pearl Harbor. She was now assigned to training duties.


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