Samuel Colby Loomis, USN

Born  16 May 1912California, USA
Died  20 Jan 1972(59)


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Ranks

6 Jun 1938 Lt. (j.g.)
1 Jan 1942 Lt.
1 May 1943 T/Lt.Cdr.
1 Mar 1944 T/Cdr.

Decorations

Warship Commands listed for Samuel Colby Loomis, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Stingray (186)T/Lt.Cdr.Submarine1 Dec 19434 Nov 1944
USS Clamagore (343)T/Cdr.Submarine28 Jun 1945

Career information

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Events related to this officer

Submarine USS Stingray (186)


10 Mar 1944
With her overhaul completed USS Stingray (Lt.Cdr. Samuel Colby Loomis, Jr) leaves Pearl Harbor for her 10th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the Mariana Islands area.

30 Mar 1944
USS Stingray (Lt.Cdr. S.C. Loomis, Jr) torpedoed and sank the Japanese transport ship Ikushima Maru (3943 GRT) about 350 nautical miles north-north-west of Saipan in position 20°43'N, 143°04'E.

22 Apr 1944
USS Stingray (Lt.Cdr. S.C. Loomis, Jr) ended her 10th war patrol at Pearl Harbor.

27 May 1944
USS Stingray (Lt.Cdr. S.C. Loomis, Jr) leaves Pearl Harbor for her 11th war patrol.

10 Jul 1944
USS Stingray (Lt.Cdr. S.C. Loomis, Jr) ended her 11th war patrol at Majuro.

25 Jul 1944
USS Stingray (Lt.Cdr. S.C. Loomis, Jr) leaves base for her 12th war patrol. She was ordered to land 15 Filipino officers and men and six tons of supplies on the north-eastern coast of Luzon.

7 Sep 1944
USS Stingray (Lt.Cdr. S.C. Loomis, Jr) ended her 12th war patrol at Darwin, Australia.

10 Sep 1944
USS Stingray (Lt.Cdr. S.C. Loomis, Jr) leaves Darwin for her 13th war patrol. She was ordered to search for possible landing beaches at Marjoe Island.

19 Sep 1944
USS Stingray (Lt.Cdr. S.C. Loomis, Jr) ended her very short 13th war patrol at Darwin.


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