Romondt Budd, USN

Born  21 Oct 1912?, New Jersey, USA
Died  18 Aug 1973(60)

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6 Jun 1935 Ens.
6 Jun 1938 Lt.(jg)
2 Oct 1941 Lt.
1 May 1943 T/Lt.Cdr.
1 Mar 1944 T/Cdr.


Warship Commands listed for Romondt Budd, USN

USS Mackerel (204)T/Lt.Cdr.Submarinemid 1943late 1944
USS Pintado (387)T/Cdr.Submarine19 May 194529 Aug 1945

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Submarine USS Pintado (387)

1 Jun 1945
USS Pintado (Cmdr Romondt Budd) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 5th war patrol, and was ordered to patrol off Honshu in Japanese home waters.

26 Jun 1945

Photo courtesy of Mr. Mike Lebens, Assistant Curator at the Nimitz Museum, Fredericksburg, Texas.
Photo with thanks to Dave Dings.

USS Pintado (Cdr. R. Budd) rescues 12 crew members of the B-29 bomber "City of Galveston" south of Honshu, Japan. The survivors were taken to Guam where the air crew and submarine crew christened a new B-29 named "USS Pintado" at North Field on 20 July 1945.

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10 Jul 1945
USS Pintado (Cdr. R. Budd) ended her 5th war patrol at Guam.

7 Aug 1945
USS Pintado (Cdr. R. Budd) departed from Guam for her 6th war patrol. Once again she was ordered to patrol off Honshu in Japanese home waters.

25 Aug 1945
USS Pintado (Cdr. R. Budd) ended her 6th war patrol at Pearl Harbor.


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