Paul Edward Summers, USN

Born  4 Sep 1913Tennessee, USA
Died  28 Aug 1993(79)Edmond, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, USA


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Ranks

4 Jun 1936 Ensign
4 Jun 1939 Lt.(j.g.)
1 Jan 1942 T/Lt.
24 Jun 1942 Lt.
1 May 1943 T/Lt.Cdr.
15 Mar 1944 T/Cdr.

Decorations

Aug/Sep 44 Navy Cross (1)

Warship Commands listed for Paul Edward Summers, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Pampanito (383)T/Lt.Cdr.Submarine6 Mar 19447 Oct 1944
USS Pampanito (383)T/Cdr.Submarine2 Jan 19451 May 1945
USS Cusk (348)T/Cdr.Submarine5 Feb 1946mid 1947 ?

Career information

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Events related to this officer

Submarine USS Pampanito (383)


15 Mar 1944
USS Pampanito (Lt.Cdr. P.E. Summers) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 1st war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the Mariana Islands area.

7 Apr 1944 (position 12.46, 143.49)
USS Pampanito (Lt.Cdr. P.E. Summers) is damaged by depth charges off the Mariana Islands in position 12°46'N, 143°49'E. Despite the damage she is able to remain on patrol.

8 May 1944
USS Pampanito (Lt.Cdr. P.E. Summers) ended her 1st war patrol at Pearl Harbor.

3 Jun 1944
USS Pampanito (Lt.Cdr. P.E. Summers) departed Pearl Harbor for her 2nd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in Japanese home waters off Kyushu, Shikoku, and Honshu.

8 Jun 1944
USS Pampanito (Lt.Cdr. P.E. Summers) topped up with fuel at Midway.

23 Jul 1944
USS Pampanito (Lt.Cdr. P.E. Summers) ended her 2nd war patrol at Midway.

17 Aug 1944
USS Pampanito (Lt.Cdr. P.E. Summers) departed from Midway for her 3rd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in Luzon Strait.

15 Sep 1944
USS Pampanito (Lt.Cdr. P.E. Summers) picks up 73 Allied POW's from the sea.

20 Sep 1944
USS Pampanito (Lt.Cdr. P.E. Summers) arrived at Saipan.

28 Sep 1944
USS Pampanito (Lt.Cdr. P.E. Summers) ended her 3rd war patrol at Pearl Harbor.

23 Jan 1945
USS Pampanito (Cdr. P.E. Summers) departed from Fremantle for her 5th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the Gulf of Siam.

6 Feb 1945 (position 6.22, 106.00)
USS Pampanito (Cdr. P.E. Summers) torpedoed and sank the Japanese merchant tanker Engen Maru (6890 BRT) about 200 nautical miles north-east of Singapore in position 06°22'N, 106°00'E.

8 Feb 1945 (position 7.05, 104.50)
USS Pampanito (Cdr. P.E. Summers) torpedoed and sank the Japanese auxiliary gunboat Eifuku Maru (3520 GRT) off Cape Camau, French Indo-China in position 07°05'N, 104°50'E.

12 Feb 1945
USS Pampanito (Cdr. P.E. Summers) ended her 5th war patrol at Subic Bay, Philippines.

25 Feb 1945
USS Pampanito (Cdr. P.E. Summers) departed from Subic Bay for her 6th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the Gulf of Siam.

5 Apr 1945
USS Pampanito (Cdr. P.E. Summers) takes on board additional fuel at Saipan.

24 Apr 1945
USS Pampanito (Cdr. P.E. Summers) ended her 6th war patrol at Pearl Harbor. She is now ordered to the Hunters Point Navy Yard for a major overhaul.


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