Arthur St Clair Smith, USN

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Ranks

  Lt.Cdr.

Decorations

Warship Commands listed for Arthur St Clair Smith, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Trutta (421)Lt.Cdr.Submarine16 Nov 194418 May 1945

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Events related to this officer

Submarine USS Trutta (421)


27 Dec 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Trutta (Cdr. A.C. Smith, USN), arrived at Newport, Rhode Island from Portsmouth, New Hampshire for her torpedo trials.

2 Jan 1945
Having completed her torpedo trials, USS Trutta (Cdr. A.C. Smith, USN), arrived at New London, Connecticut from Newport, Rhode Island.

18 Jan 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Trutta (Cdr. A.C. Smith, USN) departed New London, Connecticut for the Panama Canal Zone.

26 Jan 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Trutta (Cdr. A.C. Smith, USN) arrived in the Panama Canal Zone.

8 Feb 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Trutta (Cdr. A.C. Smith, USN) departed the Panama Canal Zone for Pearl Harbour.

25 Feb 1945
With her trials and training completed USS Trutta (Cdr. A.C. Smith) arrived at Pearl Harbor.

30 Mar 1945
USS Trutta (Cdr. A.C. Smith) arrived at Saipan.

3 Apr 1945
USS Trutta (Cdr. A.C. Smith) departed from Saipan for her 1st war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the East China and Yellow Seas.

19 Apr 1945 (position 37.52, 122.24)
USS Trutta (Cdr. A.C. Smith) sank the Japanese merchant vessel Kaiyo Maru (approx. 400 GRT) and the Japanese merchant fishing boats Kinshu Maru and Mitsuyama Maru with gunfire in the Yellow Sea in position 37°52'N, 122°24'E.

4 May 1945
USS Trutta (Cdr. A.C. Smith) ended her 1st war patrol at Guam.


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