James Douglas Fulp, Jr., USN

Born  27 Aug 1910Ridgeway, SC
Died  4 Apr 1979(68)Kodiak, Alaska

Ranks

1 Mar 1943 Lt.Cdr.
7 Sep 1944 Cdr.
1 May 1953 Capt.

Retired: 1964


Decorations

Warship Commands listed for James Douglas Fulp, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Segundo (398)Lt.Cdr.Submarine9 May 194429 Jun 1945

Career information

Parents James D. Fulp Sr and Daisy Wilson Fulp. Played football at Annapolis. Graduated Annapolis - Class of 1934.

Married in Honolulu in 1940, to a local woman of English and German ancestry, Marion Waterhouse Isenberg. 7 children (3 boys, 4 girls). Died married to the same woman on 4 April 1979, in Kodiak, Alaska

Events related to this officer

Submarine USS Segundo (398)


26 Jun 1944
With her trials and initial training completed USS Segundo (Lt.Cdr. James D. Fulp, Jr.) departed from New London bound for Pearl Harbor.

25 Jul 1944
USS Segundo (Lt.Cdr. J.D. Fulp, Jr.) arrived at Pearl Harbor.

21 Aug 1944
USS Segundo (Lt.Cdr. J.D. Fulp, Jr.) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 1st war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the Philippines.

3 Sep 1944
USS Segundo (Lt.Cdr. James D. Fulp, Jr.) arrived at Saipan to refuel, and then resumes her patrol later that day.

21 Oct 1944
USS Segundo (Lt.Cdr. J.D. Fulp, Jr.) ended her 1st war patrol at Majuro.

16 Nov 1944
USS Segundo (Lt.Cdr. J.D. Fulp, Jr.) departed from Majuro for her 2nd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in Luzon Strait.

6 Dec 1944 (position 18.57, 120.58)
USS Segundo (Lt.Cdr. J.D. Fulp, Jr.) torpedoed and damaged the Japanese merchant cargo ships Kenjo Maru (6933 GRT), Yasukuni Maru (5794 GRT) and Shinto Maru (1215 GRT) west of Dalupiri Island, Philippines in position 18°57'N, 120°58'E.

Shinto Maru is sunk later that day by US aircraft, the Yasukuni Maru is beached and declared to total loss and the Kenjo Maru is sunk the next day by USS Trepang.

5 Jan 1945
USS Segundo (Lt.Cdr. J.D. Fulp, Jr.) ended her 2nd war patrol at Guam.

1 Feb 1945
USS Segundo (Lt.Cdr. J.D. Fulp, Jr.) departed from Guam for her 3rd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the East China Sea.

11 Mar 1945 (position 34.25, 127.54)
USS Segundo (Lt.Cdr. J.D. Fulp, Jr.) torpedoed and sank the Japanese merchant cargo ship Shori Maru (3087 GRT) off southern Korea in position 34°25'N, 127°54'E.

26 Mar 1945
USS Segundo (Lt.Cdr. J.D. Fulp, Jr.) ended her 3rd war patrol at Pearl Harbor. In late April she departed for her 4th war patrol in the East China and Yellow Seas.

29 May 1945 (position 37.08, 125.24)
USS Segundo (Lt.Cdr. J.D. Fulp, Jr.) sank 7 Japanese sailing vessels with gunfire in the Yellow Sea in position 37°08'N, 125°24'E.

3 Jun 1945 (position 36.41, 125.23)
USS Segundo (Lt.Cdr. J.D. Fulp, Jr.) sank the Japanese merchant sailing vessel Anto Maru No.94 off Jinsen, Korea in position 36°41'N, 125°23'E.

7 Jun 1945 (position 37.42, 124.02)
USS Segundo (Lt.Cdr. J.D. Fulp, Jr.) sank a small Japanese ship with gunfire in the Yellow Sea in position 37°42'N, 124°02'E.

9 Jun 1945 (position 39.08, 123.10)
USS Segundo (Lt.Cdr. J.D. Fulp, Jr.) sank two small Japanese ships with gunfire in the Yellow Sea in position 39°08'N, 123°10'E.

11 Jun 1945 (position 37.11, 123.23)
USS Segundo (Lt.Cdr. James D. Fulp, Jr.) torpedoed and sank the Japanese merchant cargo ship Fukui Maru No.2 (1591 GRT) in the Yellow Sea off the Shantung peninsula in position 37°11'N, 123°23'E.


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