Ovid Mcmaster Butler, USN

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Decorations

Warship Commands listed for Ovid Mcmaster Butler, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Lizardfish (373)Cdr.Submarine30 Dec 19443 Apr 1946

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Events related to this officer

Submarine USS Lizardfish (373)


6 Feb 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Lizardfish (Cdr. O.M. Butler, USN) departed New Orleans, Louisiana for the Panama Canal Zone.

6 Mar 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Lizardfish (Cdr. O.M. Butler, USN) departed the Panama Canal Zone for Pearl Harbour.

23 Mar 1945
With her trials and initial training completed USS Lizardfish (Cdr. O.M. Butler) arrived at Pearl Harbor.

9 Apr 1945
USS Lizardfish (Cdr. O.M. Butler) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 1st war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the South China Sea.

21 Apr 1945
USS Lizardfish (Cdr. O.M. Butler) topped up with fuel at Saipan.

2 Jun 1945
USS Lizardfish (Cdr. O.M. Butler) ended her 1st war patrol at Fremantle, Australia.

28 Jun 1945
USS Lizardfish (Cdr. O.M. Butler) departed from Fremantle for her 2nd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the Java Sea.

5 Jul 1945 (position -8.10, 114.50)
USS Lizardfish (Cdr. O.M. Butler) enters Chelukan Bawang Bay, Bali, Netherlands East Indies and destroyed five small Japanese vessels and the Japanese auxiliary submarine chaser Cha-37 (130 tons) with gunfire in position 08°10'S, 114°50'E.

19 Jul 1945
USS Lizardfish (Cdr. O.M. Butler) sank three small Japanese vessels with gunfire in the Sunda Strait in position 05°55'S, 105°48'E.

20 Jul 1945
USS Lizardfish (Cdr. O.M. Butler) sank a small Japanese vessel with gunfire off the Sunda Strait in position 05°41'S, 106°37'E.

6 Aug 1945
USS Lizardfish (Cdr. O.M. Butler) ended her 2nd war patrol at Subic Bay, Philippines.


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