Oliver Francis Naquin, USN

Born  24 Mar 1904New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Died  13 Nov 1989(85)Andrews Air Force Base Hospital, Maryland, USA


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Ranks

1 Aug 1939 Lt.Cdr.
1 Aug 1942 T/Cdr.
20 Jul 1943 T/Capt.

Retired: 1 Jul 1955


Decorations

Warship Commands listed for Oliver Francis Naquin, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Sailfish (192)Submarine1 Mar 193924 May 1939

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Events related to this officer

Submarine USS Sailfish (192)


23 May 1939
During her shakedown cruise USS Sculpin (SS 191) was diverted to help search for the missing sister boat USS Squalus (SS 192). Squalus had sunk due to mechanical failure on 23 May 1939. Sculpin found the sunken submarine and aided the submarine rescue ship Falcon as she rescued all 33 surviving men from the non-flooded areas of the Squalus. 26 men drowned in flooded aft section the sinking.


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