Frank Lloyd Barrows, USN

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Ranks

6 Jun 1938 Lt. (j.g.)
1 Jan 1942 Lt.
1 May 1943 T/Lt.Cdr.
1 Mar 1944 T/Cdr.

Decorations

Warship Commands listed for Frank Lloyd Barrows, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Swordfish (193)T/Lt.Cdr.Submarine29 Oct 194319 Dec 1943
USS Moray (300)T/Cdr.Submarine26 Jan 194513 Dec 1945

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Events related to this officer

Submarine USS Swordfish (193)


29 Oct 1943
USS Swordfish (Lt.Cdr. F.M. Parker, USN) conducted exercises off Midway. Upon returning to Midway Lt.Cdr. F.L. Barrows took over command from Lt.Cdr. F.M. Parker.

30 Oct 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
From 30 October to 1 November 1943, USS Swordfish (Lt.Cdr. F.L. Barrows, USN), conducted exercises off Midway.

8 Nov 1943
USS Swordfish (Lt.Cdr. F.L. Barrows, USN) departed Midway for her 9th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol to the south of Japan.

No daily position are listed in the patrol report of USS Swordfish. The deck log is not available to us (at the moment). The positions displayed on this incomplete map below were taken from the patrol report.

28 Nov 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
Due to several serious defects, USS Swordfish (Lt.Cdr. F.L. Barrows, USN), departed her patrol area to return to Midway.

5 Dec 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Swordfish (Lt.Cdr. F.L. Barrows, USN) ended her 9th war patrol at Midway.


Submarine USS Moray (300)


31 Jan 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Moray (Cdr. F.L. Barrows, USN) departed Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for New London, Connecticut.

1 Feb 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Moray (Cdr. F.L. Barrows, USN) arrived at New London, Connecticut from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

6 Mar 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Moray (Cdr. F.L. Barrows, USN) arrived at Newport, Rhode Island from New London, Connecticut for torpedo trials.

10 Mar 1945
Having completed her torpedo trials, USS Moray (Cdr. F.L. Barrows, USN), returned to New London, Connecticut.

1 Apr 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Moray (Cdr. F.L. Barrows, USN) departed New London, Connecticut for Newport, Rhode Island where she was to conduct torpedo trials.

4 Apr 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
Having completed her torpedo trials, USS Moray (Cdr. F.L. Barrows, USN), returned to New London, Connecticut.

14 Apr 1945
With her trials and initial training completed USS Moray (Cdr. F.L. Barrows, USN) departed from New London bound for Balboa, Panama Canal Zone.

25 Apr 1945
USS Moray (Cdr. F.L. Barrows, USN) arrived at Balboa, Panama Canal Zone.

5 May 1945
USS Moray (Cdr. F.L. Barrows, USN) departed from the Canal Zone bound for Pearl Harbor.

21 May 1945
USS Moray (Cdr. F.L. Barrows) arrived at Pearl Harbor.

7 Jun 1945
USS Moray (Cdr. F.L. Barrows) departed from Pearl Harbor bound for Saipan.

20 Jun 1945
USS Moray (Cdr. F.L. Barrows) arrived at Saipan.

27 Jun 1945
USS Moray (Cdr. F.L. Barrows) departed from Saipan for her 1st war patrol. She was ordered to patrol off Honshu, Japan.

10 Jul 1945 (position 38.11, 142.15)
USS Moray (Cdr. F.L. Barrows) torpedoed and sank the Japanese merchant whaler Fumi Maru No.6 (361 GRT) east of Kinkazan in position 38°11'N, 142°15'E.

6 Aug 1945
USS Moray (Cdr. F.L. Barrows) ended her 1st war patrol at Midway.


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