Frederick Henry Wahlig, USN

Born  14 Aug 1910Shelton, Connecticut, USA
Died  12 Mar 1995(84)

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1 Jun 1933 Ens.
1 Jun 1936 Lt.(jg)
1 Sep 1940 Lt.
1 Oct 1942 T/Lt.Cdr.
1 Jan 1944 T/Cdr.

Retired: Jun 1963


Warship Commands listed for Frederick Henry Wahlig, USN

USS Mackerel (204)Lt.Submarinemid 1942mid 1943
USS Grouper (214)T/Lt.Cdr.Submarine12 Nov 19431 May 1945

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Submarine USS Mackerel (204)

2 Oct 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Mackerel departed New London, Connecticut for the Portsmouth Navy Yard for repairs.

3 Oct 1942
USS Mackerel arrived at the Portsmouth Navy Yard from New London, Connecticut for repairs and refit.

18 Dec 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
With her refit completed, USS Mackerel, departed the Portsmouth Navy Yard for New London, Connecticut.

Submarine USS Grouper (214)

5 Jan 1944
With her overhaul completed USS Grouper (Lt.Cdr. F.H. Wahlig) returned to Pearl Harbor.

24 Jun 1944 (position 34.45, 139.30)
During her 9th war patrol USS Grouper (Lt.Cdr. F.H. Wahlig) torpedoed and sank the Japanese transport ship Kumanosan Maru (2857 GRT) and the Japanese tanker Nanmei Maru No.6 (834 GRT) south of Yokosuka, Japan in position 34°45'N, 139°30'E.

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