James Edward Stevens, USN

Born  12 Dec 1906
Died  12 Apr 1976(69)


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Ranks

11 Jan 1938 Lt.
15 Oct 1942 T/Cdr.
1 Jul 1949 T/Capt.

Decorations

Warship Commands listed for James Edward Stevens, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Widgeon (ASR 1)Lt.Minesweeper27 Apr 193915 Aug 1941
USS S-35 (140)Lt.SubmarineAug 1941Oct 1942
USS Bass (164)T/Cdr.SubmarineNov 194226 Sep 1943
USS Flounder (251)T/Cdr.Submarine3 Jun 19441 May 1945

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Submarine USS S-35 (140)


12 Apr 1942
USS S-35 (Lt. J.E. Stevens) departed from Dutch Harbour, Alaska for her 1st war patrol. She was ordered to patrol off the Kuriles.

30 Apr 1942
USS S-35 (Lt. J.E. Stevens) ended her 1st war patrol at Dutch Harbour.

28 May 1942
USS S-35 (Lt. J.E. Stevens) departed from Dutch Harbour for her 2nd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol off the western Aleutians.

29 Jun 1942
USS S-35 (Lt. J.E. Stevens) ended her 2nd war patrol at Dutch Harbour.

14 Jul 1942
USS S-35 (Lt. J.E. Stevens) departed from Dutch Harbour for her 3rd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol off Kiska.

11 Aug 1942
USS S-35 (Lt. J.E. Stevens) ended her 3rd war patrol at Dutch Harbour. She was now sent to San Diego, California for an overhaul.


Submarine USS Bass (164)


6 Apr 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
With her refit completed, USS Bass, arrived at New London, Connecticut from the Philadelphia Navy Yard.

5 May 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Bass departed New London, Connecticut for Casco Bay, Maine.

6 May 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Bass arrived at Casco Bay, Maine from New London, Connecticut.

14 May 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Bass departed Casco Bay, Maine for New London, Connecticut.

15 May 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Bass arrived at New London, Connecticut from Casco Bay, Maine.

29 Aug 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Bass departed the Philadelphia Navy Yard for New London, Connecticut.

31 Aug 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Bass arrived at New London, Connecticut from the Philadelphia Navy Yard.

17 Sep 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Bass departed New London, Connecticut for Provincetown, Massachusetts to conduct special tests.

25 Sep 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
Having completed her special tests, USS Bass, departed Provincetown, Massachusetts for New London, Connecticut.

26 Sep 1943
USS Bass arrived at New London, Connecticut from Provincetown, Massachusetts.


Submarine USS Flounder (251)


3 Jun 1944
USS Flounder (Lt.Cdr. J.E. Stevens) departed from Manus for her 2nd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the Philippine Sea.

17 Jun 1944 (position 6.36, 127.55)
USS Flounder (Lt.Cdr. J.E. Stevens) torpedoed and sank the Japanese torpedo recovery vessel Nihonkai Maru (2684 GRT) south of Mindanao, Philippines in position 06°36'N, 127°55'E.

12 Jul 1944
USS Flounder (Lt.Cdr. J.E. Stevens) ended her 2nd war patrol at Brisbane, Australia.

1 Aug 1944
USS Flounder (Lt.Cdr. J.E. Stevens) departed from Brisbane for her 3rd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the Philippines.

8 Aug 1944
USS Flounder (Lt.Cdr. J.E. Stevens) topped up with fuel at Manus. She departed from that base the next day.

28 Aug 1944
USS Flounder (Lt.Cdr. J.E. Stevens) called at Mios Woendi to take on additional fuel and provisions. She resumes her 3rd war patrol on 1 September.

4 Oct 1944
USS Flounder (Lt.Cdr. J.E. Stevens) ended her 3rd war patrol at Brisbane.

27 Oct 1944
USS Flounder (Cdr. J.E. Stevens) departed from Brisbane for her 4th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the South China Sea.

10 Nov 1944 (position -7.13, 115.17)
German U-boat U-537 was sunk in the Java Sea east of Soerabaja, in position 07°13'S, 115°17'E, by torpedoes from the US submarine USS Flounder (Cdr. J.E. Stevens).

21 Nov 1944 (position 10.36, 115.08)
USS Flounder (Cdr. J.E. Stevens) torpedoed and damaged the Japanese army cargo ship Gyosan Maru (5698 GRT) in the South China Sea in position 10°36'N, 115°08'E. The damaged Japanese ship is later finished off by USS Guavina.

13 Dec 1944
USS Flounder (Cdr. J.E. Stevens) ended her 4th war patrol at Fremantle, Australia.

7 Jan 1945
USS Flounder (Cdr. J.E. Stevens) departed from Fremantle for her 5th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the South China Sea.

12 Jan 1945
USS Flounder (Cdr. J.E. Stevens) returns to Fremantle to make repairs to her defective fathometer.

14 Jan 1945
With the repairs to her fathometer completed USS Flounder (Cdr. J.E. Stevens) again sailed from Fremantle for her 5th war patrol.

22 Feb 1945
During an attack on a Japanese ship USS Flounder (Cdr. J.E. Stevens) is nearly hit by one of her own torpedoes that ran erratically.

23 Feb 1945
USS Flounder (Cdr. J.E. Stevens) collides with her sister ship USS Hoe 66 feet beneath the surface. Fortunately neither submarine was seriously damaged.

26 Feb 1945
USS Flounder (Cdr. J.E. Stevens) ended her 5th war patrol at Subic Bay, Philippines.

16 Mar 1945
USS Flounder (Cdr. J.E. Stevens) departed from Subic Bay for her 6th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol south of Hainan.

22 Apr 1945
USS Flounder (Cdr. J.E. Stevens) ended her 6th war patrol at Saipan. She was now ordered to the Mare Island Navy Yard for a major overhaul.


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