Bafford Edward Lewellen, USN

Born  22 Sep 1909Florence, Alabama


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Ranks

4 Jun 1934 Lt.(j.g.)
1 Feb 1939 Lt.
15 Jun 1942 T/Lt.Cdr.
1 Nov 1942 T/Cdr.

Decorations

Feb/Apr 44 Navy Cross (1)
Jul/Aug 45 Navy Cross (1)

Warship Commands listed for Bafford Edward Lewellen, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS R-10 (87)Lt.SubmarineApr 194125 Nov 1942
USS Pollack (180)T/Cdr.Submarine23 Apr 194313 Jun 1944
USS Torsk (423)T/Cdr.Submarine16 Dec 194423 Sep 1945

Career information

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Events related to this officer

Submarine USS R-10 (87)


1 Apr 1942
USS R-10 (Lt. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

(No info is currently available to us about the operations of USS R-10 prior to April 1942).

2 Apr 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

3 Apr 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

17 Apr 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted trials off Key West.

20 Apr 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

21 Apr 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

22 Apr 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

23 Apr 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

24 Apr 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

25 Apr 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

27 Apr 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

28 Apr 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

29 Apr 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

30 Apr 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

1 May 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

2 May 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

5 May 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

9 May 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

1 Jun 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

2 Jun 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

3 Jun 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

4 Jun 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

5 Jun 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

6 Jun 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

8 Jun 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

9 Jun 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

11 Jun 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

12 Jun 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

15 Jun 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

16 Jun 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

17 Jun 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

18 Jun 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

19 Jun 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

20 Jun 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

22 Jun 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

23 Jun 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

24 Jun 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

26 Jun 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

27 Jun 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

6 Jul 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

7 Jul 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

8 Jul 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

9 Jul 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

10 Jul 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

11 Jul 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

13 Jul 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

20 Jul 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

22 Jul 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

23 Jul 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

24 Jul 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

25 Jul 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

27 Jul 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

28 Jul 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

30 Jul 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

31 Jul 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

1 Aug 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

3 Aug 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

4 Aug 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

5 Aug 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

6 Aug 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

7 Aug 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

8 Aug 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

10 Aug 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

11 Aug 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

12 Aug 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

18 Aug 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

19 Aug 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

20 Aug 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

21 Aug 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

22 Aug 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

25 Aug 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

26 Aug 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

27 Aug 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

28 Aug 1942
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

29 Aug 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

31 Aug 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

1 Sep 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

2 Sep 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

3 Sep 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

4 Sep 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

5 Sep 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

14 Sep 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

16 Sep 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

17 Sep 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

18 Sep 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

19 Sep 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

21 Sep 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

22 Sep 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

23 Sep 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

25 Sep 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

26 Sep 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

28 Sep 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

29 Sep 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

30 Sep 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

1 Oct 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

2 Oct 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

3 Oct 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

5 Oct 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

6 Oct 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

7 Oct 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

8 Oct 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

9 Oct 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

10 Oct 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

12 Oct 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

13 Oct 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

14 Oct 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

15 Oct 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

16 Oct 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

17 Oct 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

26 Oct 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

27 Oct 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

28 Oct 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

29 Oct 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

30 Oct 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

31 Oct 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

2 Nov 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

3 Nov 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

4 Nov 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

5 Nov 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

6 Nov 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

7 Nov 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

9 Nov 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

10 Nov 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

11 Nov 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

12 Nov 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

13 Nov 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

14 Nov 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

16 Nov 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

17 Nov 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

18 Nov 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

19 Nov 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

20 Nov 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

21 Nov 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

23 Nov 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

24 Nov 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

25 Nov 1942
USS R-10 (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN or Lt.Cdr. E.D`H. Haskins, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.


Submarine USS Pollack (180)


10 May 1943
USS Pollack (Lt.Cdr. Bafford Edward Lewellen) left Pearl Harbor for her 7th war patrol, and was ordered to patrol in the Marshall Islands area.

18 May 1943 (position 8.00, 171.00)
USS Pollack (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen) torpedoed and sank the Japanese auxiliary gunboat Terushima Maru (3110 GRT) south-west of Maleolap Atoll, Marshall Islands in position 08°00'N, 171°00'E.

20 May 1943 (position 6.47, 169.42)
USS Pollack (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen) torpedoed and sank the Japanese armed merchant cruiser Bangkok Maru (5351 GRT, offsite link) south-east of Jaluit, Marshall Islands in position 06°47'N, 169°42'E.

25 Jun 1943
USS Pollack (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen) ended her 7th war patrol at Pearl Harbor.

20 Jul 1943
USS Pollack (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen) leaves Pearl Harbor for her 8th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in Japanese home waters off the east coast of Kyushu.

27 Aug 1943 (position 32.28, 132.23)
USS Pollack (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen) torpedoed and sank the Japanese transport ship Taifuku Maru (3520 GRT) east of Kyushu in position 32°28'N, 132°23'E.

3 Sep 1943 (position 33.38, 140.07)
USS Pollack (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen) torpedoed and sank the Japanese transport ship Tagonoura Maru (3521 GRT) off Mikura Jima, Japan in position 33°38'N, 140°07'E.

16 Sep 1943
USS Pollack (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen) ended her 8th war patrol at Pearl Harbor.

28 Feb 1944
After an overhaul USS Pollack (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen) leaves Pearl Harbor for her 9th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the Bonin Islands area.

21 Mar 1944 (position 30.53, 140.42)
USS Pollack (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen) torpedoed and sank the Japanese auxiliary net layer Hakuyo Maru (1327 GRT) about 30 nautical miles north-east of Torishima in position 30°53'N, 140°42'E.

25 Mar 1944 (position 28.44, 141.45)
USS Pollack (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen) torpedoed and sank the Japanese submarine chaser CH-54 (442 tons, offsite link) about 50 nautical miles north of Muko Jima, Bonin Islands in position 28°44'N, 141°45'E.

3 Apr 1944 (position 30.14, 139.44)
USS Pollack (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen) torpedoed and sank the Japanese transport ship Tosei Maru (2814 GRT) about 325 miles south of Yokohama, Japan in position 30°14'N, 139°44'E.

11 Apr 1944
USS Pollack (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen) ended her 9th war patrol at Midway.

6 May 1944
USS Pollack (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen) leaves Midway for her 10th war patrol. Once again she was ordered to patrol of the Bonin Islands.

22 May 1944 (position 28.19, 138.54)
USS Pollack (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen) torpedoed and sank the Japanese destroyer Asanagi (offsite link) about 200 nautical miles west-north-west of Chichi Jima, Bonin Islands in position 28°19'N, 138°54'E.

7 Jun 1944
USS Pollack (Lt.Cdr. B.E. Lewellen) ended her 10th war patrol at Pearl Harbor.


Submarine USS Torsk (423)


21 Jan 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Torsk (Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) arrived at Newport, Rhode Island from New London, Connecticut for torpedo trials.

23 Jan 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
With her torpedo trials completed, USS Torsk (Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN), arrived at New London, Connecticut.

11 Feb 1945
With her trials and initial training completed USS Torsk (Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) departed from New London, Connecticut bound for Port Everglades, Florida.

16 Feb 1945
USS Torsk (Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) arrived at Port Everglades, Florida.

21 Feb 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Torsk (Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) departed Port Everglades, Florida for the Panama Canal Zone.

25 Feb 1945
USS Torsk (Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) arrived in the Panama Canal Zone.

6 Mar 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Torsk (Cdr. B.E. Lewellen, USN) departed the Panama Canal Zone for Pearl Harbour.

23 Mar 1945
USS Torsk (Cdr. B.E. Lewellen) arrived at Pearl Harbor.

16 Apr 1945
USS Torsk (Cdr. B.E. Lewellen) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 1st war patrol. She was ordered to patrol off Kii Suido and off the north-east coast of Honshu.

16 Jun 1945
USS Torsk (Cdr. B.E. Lewellen) ended her 1st war patrol at Pearl Harbor.

17 Jul 1945
USS Torsk (Cdr. B.E. Lewellen) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 2nd war patrol. She was ordered to proceed to Guam and then head on to her patrol area in the Sea of Japan.

10 Aug 1945
USS Torsk (Cdr. B.E. Lewellen) passes through Tsushima Strait.

13 Aug 1945 (position 36.17, 136.09)
USS Torsk (Cdr. B.E. Lewellen) torpedoed and sank the Japanese merchant cargo ship Kaiho Maru (873 GRT) off the west coast of Honshu, Japan in position 36°17'N, 136°09'E.

14 Aug 1945 (position 35.44, 134.38)
While operating in the Sea of Japan USS Torsk (Cdr. B.E. Lewellen) torpedoed and sank the Japanese corvettes Kaibokan 13 (745 tons) in position 35°44'N, 134°38'E and Kaibokan 47 (745 tons, both offsite links) in position 35°41'N, 134°38'E.

9 Sep 1945
USS Torsk (Cdr. B.E. Lewellen) ended her 2nd war patrol at Guam.


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