Oliver Walton Bagby, Jr., USN

Born  26 Dec 1916Washington DC
Died  15 Jan 2006(89)Red Hook, New Jersey


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Ranks

2 Jun 1938 Ensign
2 Jun 1941 Lt.(jg)
15 Jun 1942 T/Lt.
1 Mar 1944 T/Lt.Cdr.
5 Nov 1945 T/Cdr.

Decorations

Warship Commands listed for Oliver Walton Bagby, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Bang (385)T/Lt.Cdr.Submarine24 Feb 1945Aug 1945

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Events related to this officer

Submarine USS Bang (385)


24 Feb 1945
USS Bang (Cdr. A.R. Gallaher, USN) ended her 5th war patrol at Guam.

25 Mar 1945
USS Bang (Lt.Cdr. O.W. Bagby, Jr., USN) departed from Guam for her 6th war patrol, and was ordered to patrol in Luzon Strait. She was escorted out by USS PC-1082.

For the daily and attack positions of USS Bang during this patrol see the map below. As no deck log is available (for the moment) noon positions were taken from the patrol report.

30 Mar 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Bang (Lt.Cdr. O.W. Bagby, Jr., USN) arrived in her patrol area.

9 Apr 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Bang (Lt.Cdr. O.W. Bagby, Jr., USN) received orders to take up a position to the north-east of Formosa to perform lifeguard duties.

22 Apr 1945
At 0737 hours (zone -9), USS Bang (Lt.Cdr. O.W. Bagby, Jr., USN), picked up Ensign Donald E. corzine from USS Chenango, Hellcat pilot. He had been in the water for 14 hours.

3 May 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Bang (Lt.Cdr. O.W. Bagby, Jr., USN) departed her area for Saipan.

8 May 1945
USS Bang (Lt.Cdr. O.W. Bagby, Jr., USN) arrived at Saipan. She was escorted in by USS PC-1591.

9 May 1945
USS Bang (Lt.Cdr. O.W. Bagby, Jr., USN) departed Saipan for Pearl Harbour. She was escorted out by USS LCI(L)-1098.

18 May 1945
USS Bang (Lt.Cdr. O.W. Bagby, Jr., USN) ended her 6th war patrol at Pearl Harbor. She was escorted in by USS PC-1077.

23 May 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Bang (Lt.Cdr. O.W. Bagby, Jr., USN) departed Pearl Harbour for San Francisco.

28 May 1945
USS Bang (Lt.Cdr. O.W. Bagby, Jr., USN) arrived at San Francisco (Hunters Point Navy Yard). Here she received orders to proceed to the East coast for overhaul at the Portsmouth Navy Yard.


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