Robert Donovan King, USN
|Born||12 Aug 1907|
Warship Commands listed for Robert Donovan King, USN
|USS O-7 (68)||Lt.||Submarine||12 Feb 1941||Mar 1942|
|USS Redfin (272)||T/Cdr.||Submarine||31 Aug 1943||2 Mar 1944|
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Submarine USS Redfin (272)
9 Oct 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Redfin (Lt.Cdr. R.D. King, USN) departed New Orleans, Louisiana for the Panama Canal Zone.
14 Oct 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Redfin (Lt.Cdr. R.D. King, USN) arrived at the Panama Canal Zone from New Orleans, Louisiana to begin a training period.
4 Jan 1944
USS Redfin (Lt.Cdr. Robert D. King) departed from Fremantle, Australia for her 1st war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the South China Sea.
16 Jan 1944 (position 14.40, 113.50)
USS Redfin (Lt.Cdr. R.D. King) torpedoed and damaged the Japanese destroyer Amatsukaze (offsite link) in the South China Sea about 250 nautical miles north of the Spratly Islands, in position 14°40'N, 113°50'E.
17 Feb 1944
USS Redfin (Lt.Cdr. R.D. King) ended her 1st war patrol at Fremantle.
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