Hiram Cassedy, USN

Born  4 Jul 1908Brookhaven, Mississippi

Ranks

1 Jul 1939 Lt.
  Lt.Cdr.
1 Nov 1942 T/Cdr.

Decorations

18 Apr 1942 Navy Cross (1)

Warship Commands listed for Hiram Cassedy, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Searaven (196)Lt.Submarine28 Mar 19429 Oct 1943
USS Tigrone (419)T/Cdr.Submarine25 Oct 194412 Jul 1945

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Submarine USS Searaven (196)


2 Apr 1942
After two unsuccessful patrols USS Searaven (Lt.Cdr. H. Cassedy) left Fremantle, Australia for her 3rd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol of Timor, Netherlands East Indies.

18 Apr 1942
USS Searaven (Lt.Cdr. H. Cassedy) evacuates 32 Royal Australian Air Force men from Timor.

23 Apr 1942
USS Searaven (Lt.Cdr. H. Cassedy) had a fire in her engine room. She had to abort her patrol.

25 Apr 1942
USS Searaven (Lt.Cdr. H. Cassedy) ended her 3rd war patrol at Fremantle.

11 Oct 1942
After an unsuccessful 4th war patrol USS Searaven (Lt.Cdr. H. Cassedy) torpedoed and damaged the German blockade runner Regensburg (8068 GRT) in Sunda Strait, Netherlands East Indies during her 5th war patrol.

17 Nov 1942 (position -10.24, 105.41)
Still on her 5th war patrol USS Searaven (Lt.Cdr. H. Cassedy) sank the Japanese transport ship Nissei Maru (333 GRT) in Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island in position 10°24'S, 105°41'E.

24 Nov 1942
USS Searaven (Lt.Cdr. H. Cassedy) ended her 5h war patrol at Fremantle.

18 Dec 1942
USS Searaven (Lt.Cdr. H. Cassedy) departed from Fremantle for her 6th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the Banda Sea, Ceram Sea, and off Palau.

9 Jan 1943 (position 7.38, 134.12)
USS Searaven (Lt.Cdr. H. Cassedy) torpedoed and damaged the Japanese transport ship Yubae Maru (3217 GRT) off Palau in position 07°38'N, 134°12'E.

14 Jan 1943 (position 9.12, 130.38)
USS Searaven (Lt.Cdr. H. Cassedy) torpedoed and sank the Japanese auxiliary submarine chaser Ganjitsu Maru No.1 (216 GRT) and the Japanese transport ship Shiraha Maru (5682 GRT) north-west off Palau in position 09°12'N, 130°38'E.

10 Feb 1943
USS Searaven (Lt.Cdr. H. Cassedy) ended her 6th war patrol at Pearl Harbor. She was ordered to the Mare Islands Navy Yard for an overhaul.

6 Jun 1943
Her overhaul completed, USS Searaven (Lt.Cdr. H. Cassedy) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 7th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the Mariana Islands area.

29 Jul 1943
USS Searaven (Lt.Cdr. H. Cassedy) ended her 7th war patrol at Midway.

23 Aug 1943
USS Searaven (Lt.Cdr. H. Cassedy) departed from Midway for her 8th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in Japanese home waters off the north-eastern coast of Honshu.

6 Oct 1943
USS Searaven (Lt.Cdr. H. Cassedy) ended her 8th war patrol at Pearl Harbor.


Submarine USS Tigrone (419)


6 Dec 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Tigrone (Cdr. H. Cassedy, USN) arrived at Newport, Rhode Island from the Portsmouth Navy Yard for her torpedo trials.

9 Dec 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
With her torpedo trials completed, USS Tigrone (Cdr. H. Cassedy, USN), arrived at New London, Connecticut from Newport, Rhode Island.

31 Dec 1944
With her trials and initial training completed USS Tigrone (Cdr. H. Cassedy) departed from New London bound for the sound school at Key West.

31 Dec 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Tigrone (Cdr. H. Cassedy, USN) departed New London, Connecticut for Key West, Florida.

6 Jan 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Tigrone (Cdr. H. Cassedy, USN) arrived at Key West, Florida.

16 Jan 1945
USS Tigrone (Cdr. H. Cassedy, USN) departed from Key West bound for the Panama Canal Zone.

16 Jan 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Tigrone (Cdr. H. Cassedy, USN) departed Key West, Florida for the Panama Canal Zone.

20 Jan 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Tigrone (Cdr. H. Cassedy, USN) arrived in the Panama Canal Zone.

31 Jan 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Tigrone (Cdr. H. Cassedy, USN) departed the Panama Canal Zone for Pearl Harbor.

16 Feb 1945
USS Tigrone (Cdr. H. Cassedy) arrived at Pearl Harbor.

9 Mar 1945
USS Tigrone (Cdr. H. Cassedy) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 1st war patrol. She was ordered to proceed to Guam.

19 Mar 1945
USS Tigrone (Cdr. H. Cassedy) arrived at Guam.

21 Mar 1945
USS Tigrone (Cdr. H. Cassedy) departed from Guam for her patrol area in the South China Sea.

24 Apr 1945
USS Tigrone (Cdr. H. Cassedy) ended her 1st war patrol at Guam.

19 May 1945
USS Tigrone (Cdr. H. Cassedy) departed from Guam bound for Saipan.

20 May 1945
USS Tigrone (Cdr. H. Cassedy) departed from Saipan for her 2nd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol south of Honshu, Japan.

27 May 1945 (position 29.24, 141.01)
USS Tigrone (Cdr. H. Cassedy) sank the Japanese guard boat Yawata Maru No.3 (19 GRT) with gunfire off Tori Jima in position 29°24'N, 141°01'E.

3 Jul 1945
USS Tigrone (Cdr. H. Cassedy) ended her 2nd war patrol at Guam


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