William Nolin Deragon, USN

Born  28 Mar 1911
Died  4 Jul 2001(90)


If you can help with photo or any information on this Officer please
use our comment form
.

Ranks

1 Feb 1944 T/Cdr.

Decorations

Warship Commands listed for William Nolin Deragon, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Pipefish (388)Submarine22 Jan 194424 Jun 1945

Career information

We currently have no career / biographical information on this officer.

Events related to this officer

Submarine USS Pipefish (388)


29 Mar 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Pipefish arrived at Key West, Florida for duty with the Fleet Sound School.

30 Mar 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Pipefish conducted exercises off Key West.

31 Mar 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Pipefish conducted exercises off Key West.

1 Apr 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Pipefish conducted exercises off Key West.

2 Apr 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Pipefish conducted exercises off Key West.

4 Apr 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Pipefish conducted exercises off Key West.

5 Apr 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Pipefish conducted exercises off Key West.

6 Apr 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Pipefish conducted exercises off Key West.

7 Apr 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Pipefish conducted exercises off Key West.

8 Apr 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Pipefish conducted exercises off Key West.

9 Apr 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Pipefish conducted exercises off Key West.

10 Apr 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Pipefish conducted exercises off Key West.

11 Apr 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Pipefish departed Key West for the Panama Canal Zone.

3 May 1944
With her trials and initial training completed USS Pipefish (Lt.Cdr. W.N. Deragon) arrived at Pearl Harbor.

24 May 1944
USS Pipefish (Lt.Cdr. W.N. Deragon) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 1st war patrol. She was ordered to patrol west of the Mariana Islands and in the Philippines.

16 Jul 1944
USS Pipefish (Lt.Cdr. W.N. Deragon) ended her 1st war patrol at Majuro.

6 Aug 1944
USS Pipefish (Lt.Cdr. W.N. Deragon) departed from Majuro for her 2nd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol south-east of Honshu, Japan.

12 Sep 1944 (position 33.32, 135.56)
USS Pipefish (Lt.Cdr. W.N. Deragon) torpedoed and sank the Japanese auxiliary vessel Hakutetsu Maru No.7 (1018 GRT) off Shiono Misaki, Japan in position 33°32'N, 135°56'E.

18 Sep 1944 (position 32.49, 154.22)
USS Pipefish (Lt.Cdr. W.N. Deragon) torpedoed and damaged the Japanese troop transport Rokko Maru (3038 GRT) off Honshu, Japan in position 32°49'N, 154°22'E.

27 Sep 1944
USS Pipefish (Lt.Cdr. W.N. Deragon) ended her 2nd war patrol at Pearl Harbor.

28 Oct 1944
USS Pipefish (Cdr. W.N. Deragon) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 3rd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the South China Sea and off Formosa.

3 Dec 1944 (position 18.36, 111.54)
USS Pipefish (Cdr. W.N. Deragon) torpedoed and sank the Japanese corvette Kaibokan 64 (740 tons, built 1944) (offsite link) in the South China Sea east of Hainan in position 18°36'N, 111°54'E.

6 Jan 1945
USS Pipefish (Cdr. W.N. Deragon) ended her 3rd war patrol at Majuro.

31 Jan 1945
USS Pipefish (Cdr. W.N. Deragon) departed from Majuro for her 4th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol off the Ryukyo Islands.

26 Mar 1945
USS Pipefish (Cdr. W.N. Deragon) ended her 4th war patrol at Midway.

28 Apr 1945
USS Pipefish (Cdr. W.N. Deragon) departed from Midway for her 5h war patrol. She was ordered to patrol off Honshu in Japanese home waters.

16 Jun 1945
USS Pipefish (Cdr. W.N. Deragon) ended her 5th war patrol at Midway.


You can help improve officers William Nolin Deragon's page
Click here to Submit events/comments/updates for this officer.
Please use this if you spot mistakes or want to improve his page.

Allied Commanders main page