John Henderson Turner, USN
|Born||19 Aug 1913||Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA|
|Died||17 Sep 1991||(78)||Pinehurst, Moore County, North Carolina, USA|
Warship Commands listed for John Henderson Turner, USN
|USS Seal (183)||T/Cdr.||Submarine||Apr 1944||7 Dec 1944|
|USS Mero (378)||T/Cdr.||Submarine||17 Aug 1945|
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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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