Ignatius Joseph Galantin, USN

Born  24 Sep 1910New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Died  6 Jul 2004(93)Atlantic Beach, Duval County, Florida, USA


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Ranks

1 Jun 1936 Lt.(j.g.)
1 Jul 1940 Lt.
1 Oct 1942 T/Lt.Cdr.
1 Jan 1944 T/Cdr.

Retired: Jul 1970


Decorations

Oct/Dec 44 Navy Cross (1)

Warship Commands listed for Ignatius Joseph Galantin, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS R-11 (88)Lt.SubmarineAug 19429 Mar 1943
USS Halibut (232)T/Lt.Cdr.Submarine12 Aug 19434 Dec 1944

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Events related to this officer

Submarine USS R-11 (88)


1 Aug 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. E.C. Folger, Jr., USN or Lt. I.J. Galantin, USN) was put on the slipway at Key West.

8 Aug 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. E.C. Folger, Jr., USN or Lt. I.J. Galantin, USN) was put back in the water.

14 Aug 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. E.C. Folger, Jr., USN or Lt. I.J. Galantin, USN) was put on the slipway at Key West.

17 Aug 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. E.C. Folger, Jr., USN or Lt. I.J. Galantin, USN) was put back in the water.

26 Aug 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. E.C. Folger, Jr., USN or Lt. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted trials off Key West.

28 Aug 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. E.C. Folger, Jr., USN or Lt. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted trials off Key West.

30 Aug 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. E.C. Folger, Jr., USN or Lt. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted trials off Key West.

31 Aug 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

1 Sep 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

2 Sep 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

3 Sep 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

4 Sep 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

7 Sep 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

8 Sep 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

9 Sep 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

10 Sep 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

21 Sep 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

22 Sep 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

23 Sep 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

25 Sep 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

26 Sep 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

28 Sep 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

29 Sep 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

30 Sep 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

1 Oct 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

2 Oct 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

3 Oct 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

5 Oct 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

6 Oct 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

7 Oct 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

8 Oct 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

9 Oct 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

10 Oct 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

12 Oct 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

13 Oct 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

14 Oct 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

15 Oct 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

16 Oct 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

17 Oct 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

19 Oct 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

20 Oct 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

21 Oct 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

22 Oct 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

24 Oct 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

29 Oct 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

30 Oct 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

2 Nov 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

3 Nov 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

4 Nov 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

5 Nov 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

6 Nov 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

7 Nov 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

9 Nov 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

10 Nov 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

11 Nov 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

12 Nov 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

13 Nov 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

14 Nov 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

16 Nov 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

17 Nov 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

18 Nov 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

19 Nov 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

20 Nov 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

21 Nov 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

23 Nov 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

24 Nov 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

25 Nov 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

26 Nov 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

27 Nov 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

28 Nov 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

30 Nov 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

1 Dec 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

2 Dec 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

3 Dec 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

4 Dec 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

5 Dec 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

14 Dec 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

15 Dec 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

16 Dec 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

17 Dec 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

18 Dec 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

19 Dec 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

21 Dec 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

22 Dec 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

23 Dec 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

24 Dec 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

28 Dec 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

29 Dec 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

30 Dec 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

31 Dec 1942
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

1 Jan 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

2 Jan 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

4 Jan 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

5 Jan 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

6 Jan 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

7 Jan 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

8 Jan 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

9 Jan 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

11 Jan 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

12 Jan 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

13 Jan 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

14 Jan 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

15 Jan 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

16 Jan 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

25 Jan 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

26 Jan 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

27 Jan 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

28 Jan 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

29 Jan 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

30 Jan 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

1 Feb 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

2 Feb 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

3 Feb 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

4 Feb 1943
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

5 Feb 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

6 Feb 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

8 Feb 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

9 Feb 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

10 Feb 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

11 Feb 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

12 Feb 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

13 Feb 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

15 Feb 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

16 Feb 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

17 Feb 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

18 Feb 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

19 Feb 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

20 Feb 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

22 Feb 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

23 Feb 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

24 Feb 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

25 Feb 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

26 Feb 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

27 Feb 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

8 Mar 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

9 Mar 1943
USS R-11 (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin, USN or Lt. W.B. Parham, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.


Submarine USS Halibut (232)


20 Aug 1943
USS Halibut (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin) departed from Midway for her 6th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol off north-east Honshu in Japanese home waters.

30 Aug 1943 (position 41.50, 141.13)
USS Halibut (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin) torpedoed and sank the Japanese army cargo ship Taibun Maru (6581 GRT) off north-east Honshu, Japan in position 41°50'N, 141°13'E.

6 Sep 1943 (position 42.13, 142.00)
USS Halibut (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin) torpedoed and sank the Japanese merchant cargo ship Shogen Maru off the south coast off Hokkaido in position 42°13'N, 142°00'E. Later this day she hit hits the Japanese heavy cruiser Nachi (offsite link) with one dud torpedo off the north-east coast of Honshu in position 40°07'N, 142°20'E.

16 Sep 1943
USS Halibut (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin) ended her 6th war patrol at Pearl Harbor.

10 Oct 1943
USS Halibut (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 7th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol south of Honshu, Japan.

2 Nov 1943 (position 28.40, 135.35)
USS Halibut (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin) torpedoed and sank the Japanese army cargo ship Ehime Maru (4653 GRT) south of Honshu, Japan in position 28°40'N, 135°35'E.

17 Nov 1943
USS Halibut (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin) ended her 7th war patrol at Pearl Harbor.

14 Dec 1943
USS Halibut (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 8th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the Mariana Islands area.

2 Feb 1944
USS Halibut (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin) ended her 8th war patrol at Midway.

21 Mar 1944
USS Halibut (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin) departed from Midway for her 9th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol off the Nansei Shoto Islands chain.

12 Apr 1944 (position 28.08, 128.57)
USS Halibut (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin) torpedoed and sank the Japanese army passenger/cargo ship Taichu Maru (3213 GRT) about 20 nautical miles south-west of the Nansei Shoto in position 28°08'N, 128°57'E.

27 Apr 1944 (position 27.28, 128.02)
USS Halibut (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin) torpedoed and sank the Japanese minelayer Kamome (450 tons, offsite link) west of the Nansei Shoto chain, about 40 nautical miles north of Okinawa in position 27°28'N, 128°02'E and the Japanese merchant transport Genbu Maru (1872 GRT) in position 27°16'N, 128°21'E.

29 Apr 1944
USS Halibut (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin) bombards Japanese installations on Kure Jima.

3 May 1944 (position 27.00, 128.22)
USS Halibut (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin) sank a large Japanese sampan with gunfire in position 27°00'N, 128°22'E.

15 May 1944
USS Halibut (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Galantin) ended her 9th war patrol at Pearl Harbor. She is now ordered to San Francisco for a major overhaul.

20 Sep 1944
With her overhaul completed USS Halibut (Cdr. I.J. Galantin) returns to Pearl Harbor.

8 Oct 1944
USS Halibut (Cdr. I.J. Galantin) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 10th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol off Luzon, Philippines as part of a coordinated attack group together with USS Haddock and USS Tuna.

25 Oct 1944 (position 20.29, 126.36)
USS Halibut (Cdr. I.J. Galantin) torpedoed and sank the Japanese destroyer Akizuki (offsite link) east-northeast of Cape Engano, Philippines in position 20°29'N, 126°36'E.

14 Nov 1944 (position 20.56, 121.33)
USS Halibut (Cdr. I.J. Galantin) is heavily damaged by depth charges and aerial bombs in Luzon Strait in position 20°56'N, 121°33'E. She is forced to return to base.

19 Nov 1944
USS Halibut (Cdr. I.J. Galantin) ended her 10th war patrol at Saipan. She later heads on to San Francisco where she arrived on 12 December 1944. On 16 February 1945 she left for Portsmouth on the US east coast where it was found that her damage was too expensive to justify repair.

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