Lucien Berry McDonald, USN

Born   1916


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Ranks

  Lt.Cdr.

Decorations

Warship Commands listed for Lucien Berry McDonald, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Lamprey (372)Lt.Cdr.Submarine8 May 194517 Dec 1945

Career information

Lucien was born in 1916 in Fort Kamamaha on the island of Hawaii. He graduated from the Naval Academy in 1938. During his service he rose to the rank of Rear Admiral and retired to Virginia Beach and became the Air Pollution Director in the tide water area of Virginia.

Events related to this officer

Submarine USS Lamprey (372)


21 May 1945
USS Lamprey (Lt.Cdr. L.B. McDonald) departed from Fremantle for her 2nd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the Gulf of Siam.

28 May 1945 (position -6.28, 110.37)
USS Lamprey (Lt.Cdr. L.B. McDonald) damaged an unidentified Japanese vessel in a surface gunnery action off Japara, Netherlands East Indies in position 06°28'S, 110°37'E.

29 Jun 1945
USS Lamprey (Lt.Cdr. L.B. McDonald) ended her 2nd war patrol at Subic Bay, Philippines.

26 Jul 1945
USS Lamprey (Lt.Cdr. L.B. McDonald) departed from Subic Bay for her 3rd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the Gulf of Siam.

8 Aug 1945
USS Lamprey (Lt.Cdr. L.B. McDonald) sank a small Japanese vessel with gunfire off Singapore.

12 Aug 1945 (position -6.00, 108.00)
USS Lamprey (Lt.Cdr. L.B. McDonald) sank a small Japanese vessel with gunfire off the north coast of Java in approximate position 06°00'S, 108°00'E.

20 Aug 1945
USS Lamprey (Lt.Cdr. L.B. McDonald) ended her 3rd war patrol at Subic Bay.


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