Francis Michael Gambacorta, USN

Born  8 Jul 1913
Died  1 Dec 2000(87)


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Ranks

1 Mar 1944 T/Cdr.

Decorations

Warship Commands listed for Francis Michael Gambacorta, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS S-40 (145)Submarine10 Aug 1942Feb 1944
USS Sea Poacher (406)T/Cdr.Submarine30 Jul 1944Apr 1945

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Events related to this officer

Submarine USS S-40 (145)


28 Aug 1942
USS S-40 (Lt. Francis Michel Gambacorta) departed from Brisbane for her 6th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol off the Solomons. Later she shifts her patrol area to the D'Entrecasteaux islands.

25 Sep 1942
USS S-40 (Lt. F.M. Gambacorta) ended her 6th war patrol at Brisbane.

19 Oct 1942
USS S-40 (Lt. F.M. Gambacorta) departed from Brisbane for her 7th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the Gilbert Islands area.

19 Nov 1942
USS S-40 (Lt. F.M. Gambacorta) ended her 7th war patrol at Pearl Harbor.

7 Dec 1942
USS S-40 (Lt. F.M. Gambacorta) arrived at San Diego, California for an overhaul.

7 Jun 1943
With her overhaul completed USS S-40 (Lt. F.M. Gambacorta) departed from San Diego bound for Dutch Harbour, Alaska.

24 Jun 1943
USS S-40 (Lt. F.M. Gambacorta) departed from Dutch Harbour for her 8th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol off the Kurils.

30 Jun 1943
USS S-40 (Lt. F.M. Gambacorta) topped up with fuel at Attu.

31 Jul 1943
USS S-40 (Lt. F.M. Gambacorta) ended her 8th war patrol at Dutch Harbour.

12 Aug 1943
USS S-40 (Lt. F.M. Gambacorta) departed from Dutch Harbour for her 9th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol off the Kurils.

10 Sep 1943
USS S-40 (Lt. F.M. Gambacorta) ended her 9th war patrol at Dutch Harbour. She is now assigned to training duties.

3 Oct 1943
USS S-40 (Lt. F.M. Gambacorta) arrived at San Diego.


Submarine USS Sea Poacher (406)


9 Oct 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Sea Poacher (Cdr. F.M. Gambacorta, USN) departed the Panama Canal Zone for Pearl Harbor.

25 Oct 1944
USS Sea Poacher (Cdr. F.M. Gambacorta, USN) arrived at Pearl Harbor.


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