John Lockwood Burnside, Jr., USN

Born  11 Oct 1903

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1 Jul 1940 Lt.Cdr.
15 Aug 1942 T/Cdr.


Warship Commands listed for John Lockwood Burnside, USN

USS Saury (189)Lt.Cdr.Submarine10 Jul 1941Jun 1942

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Submarine USS Saury (189)

8 Dec 1941
USS Saury (Lt.Cdr. John Lockwood Burnside, Jr.) left Manila for her 1st war patrol, and was initially ordered to patrol off the San-Bernardino-Strait.

30 Jan 1942
USS Saury (Lt.Cdr. J.L. Burnside, Jr) ended her 1st war patrol at Surabaya, Netherlands East Indies.

9 Feb 1942
USS Saury (Lt.Cdr. J.L. Burnside, Jr) departed Surabaya for her 2nd war patrol.

17 Mar 1942
USS Saury (Lt.Cdr. J.L. Burnside, Jr) ended her 2nd war patrol at Fremantle, Australia.

28 Apr 1942
USS Saury (Lt.Cdr. J.L. Burnside, Jr) left Fremantle for her 3rd war patrol. But due to a mechanical failure she had to return. After repairs she departed on 7 May 1942 to resume her 3rd war patrol.

26 May 1942 (position 28.49, 129.40)
USS Saury (Lt.Cdr. A.H. Dropp) torpedoed and sank the Japanese transport ship Kagi Maru (2346 GRT) about 10 nautical miles north of Amami Oshima Nansei Shoto in position 28°49'N, 129°40'E.

28 Jun 1942
USS Saury (Lt.Cdr. J.L. Burnside, Jr) ended her 3th war patrol at Fremantle.

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