Ralph Clinton Lynch, Jr., USN

Born  19 Jan 1908


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Ranks

1 Jun 1942 Lt.Cdr.
30 Mar 1945 T/Capt.

Decorations

Warship Commands listed for Ralph Clinton Lynch, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS S-46 (157)SubmarineMay 193920 Aug 1942
USS Mingo (261)Lt.Cdr.Submarine12 Feb 19437 Jan 1944

Career information

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Events related to this officer

Submarine USS S-46 (157)


5 Mar 1942
USS S-46 (Lt. R.C. Lynch, Jr.) departed from Coco Solo, Panama Canal Zone for Brisbane, Australia.

15 Apr 1942
USS S-46 (Lt. R.C. Lynch, Jr.) arrived at Brisbane.

13 May 1942
USS S-46 (Lt. R.C. Lynch, Jr.) departed from Brisbane for her 1st war patrol. She was ordered to patrol off New Britain.

21 Jun 1942
USS S-46 (Lt. R.C. Lynch, Jr.) ended her 1st war patrol at Brisbane.

20 Jul 1942
USS S-46 (Lt. R.C. Lynch, Jr.) departed from Brisbane for her 2nd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the Solomons.

15 Aug 1942
USS S-46 (Lt. R.C. Lynch, Jr.) ended her 2nd war patrol at Brisbane.


Submarine USS Mingo (261)


5 Apr 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Mingo (Lt.Cdr. R.C. Lynch, Jr., USN) departed New London, Connecticut and arrived at Newport, Rhode Island for torpedo firing tests.

20 Apr 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
Having completed her torpedo firing tests, USS Mingo (Lt.Cdr. R.C. Lynch, Jr., USN), returned to New London, Connecticut from Newport, Rhode Island.

16 May 1943
With her trails and initial training completed USS Mingo (Lt.Cdr. Ralph C. Lynch, Jr.) departed from New London bound for Pearl Harbor.

18 May 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Mingo (Lt.Cdr. R.C. Lynch, Jr., USN) departed New London, Connecticut for the Panama Canal Zone.

25 Jun 1943
USS Mingo (Lt.Cdr. R.C. Lynch, Jr.) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 1st war patrol. She was ordered to patrol off the Palau's.

20 Aug 1943
USS Mingo (Lt.Cdr. R.C. Lynch, Jr.) ended her 1st war patrol at Pearl Harbor.

29 Sep 1943
USS Mingo (Lt.Cdr. R.C. Lynch, Jr.) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 2nd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the Marshall, Caroline and Mariana Islands.

20 Nov 1943
USS Mingo (Lt.Cdr. R.C. Lynch, Jr.) ended her 2nd war patrol at Pearl Harbor. She was now sent to the Mare Island Navy Yard for to solve the problems with her engines and general overhaul.


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