Edward Dean Spruance, USN

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Ranks

  Lt.Cdr.

Decorations

Warship Commands listed for Edward Dean Spruance, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Lionfish (298)Lt.Cdr.Submarine1 Nov 19445 Jun 1945

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Events related to this officer

Submarine USS Lionfish (298)


17 Dec 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Lionfish (Lt.Cdr. E.D. Spruance, USN) arrived at Newport, Rhode Island from Portsmouth, New Hampshire for torpedo trials.

21 Dec 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
With her torpedo trials completed, USS Lionfish (Lt.Cdr. E.D. Spruance, USN), arrived at New London, Connecticut from Newport, Rhode Island.

8 Jan 1945
USS Lionfish (Lt.Cdr. E.D. Spruance, USN) departed New London, Connecticut for Key West, Florida.

15 Jan 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Lionfish (Lt.Cdr. E.D. Spruance, USN) arrived at Key West, Florida.

24 Jan 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Lionfish (Lt.Cdr. E.D. Spruance, USN) departed Key West, Florida for the Panama Canal Zone.

28 Jan 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Lionfish (Lt.Cdr. E.D. Spruance, USN) arrived in the Panama Canal Zone.

8 Feb 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Lionfish (Lt.Cdr. E.D. Spruance, USN) departed the Panama Canal Zone for Pearl Harbour.

25 Feb 1945
USS Lionfish (Lt.Cdr. E.D. Spruance) arrived at Pearl Harbor.

19 Mar 1945
USS Lionfish (Lt.Cdr. Edward Dean Spruance) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 1st war patrol, and was ordered to patrol south of Bongo Suido. Later she was ordered to patrol in the Yellow and East China Seas as well.

1 May 1945 (position 35.28, 124.05)
USS Lionfish (Lt.Cdr. E.D. Spruance) sank a Japanese sailing vessel with gunfire in the Yellow Sea in position 35°28'N, 124°05'E.

15 May 1945
USS Lionfish (Lt.Cdr. E.D. Spruance) ended her 1st war patrol at Midway.


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