Frederick Arthur Gunn, USN

Born  13 Oct 1911


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Ranks

1 Feb 1944 T/Cdr.

Decorations

Nov/Dec 44 Navy Cross (1)

Warship Commands listed for Frederick Arthur Gunn, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Scabbardfish (397)T/Cdr.Submarine29 Apr 194425 Aug 1945

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Events related to this officer

Submarine USS Scabbardfish (397)


24 Jul 1944
With her trials and initial training completed USS Scabbardfish (Lt.Cdr. Frederick Arthur Gunn) arrived at Pearl Harbor.

17 Aug 1944
USS Scabbardfish (Lt.Cdr. F.A. Gunn) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 1st war patrol. She was ordered to patrol off the Ryukyu Islands.

19 Sep 1944 (position 27.35, 127.07)
USS Scabbardfish (Lt.Cdr. F.A. Gunn) torpedoed and damaged the Japanese submarine tender Jingei (5160 tons, offsite link) about 80 nautical miles north-west of Okinawa in position 27°35'N, 127°07'E.

12 Oct 1944
USS Scabbardfish (Lt.Cdr. F.A. Gunn) ended her 1st war patrol at Midway.

12 Nov 1944
USS Scabbardfish (Lt.Cdr. F.A. Gunn) departed from Saipan for her 2nd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol off Honshu in Japanese home waters.

16 Nov 1944 (position 29.04, 142.12)
USS Scabbardfish (Lt.Cdr. F.A. Gunn) torpedoed and sank the Japanese transport ship Kisaragi Maru (873 GRT) north-west of Chichi Jima in position 29°04'N, 142°12'E.

21 Nov 1944 (position 33.20, 142.00)
USS Scabbardfish (Lt.Cdr. F.A. Gunn) torpedoed and sank the Japanese stores ship Hokkai Maru (407 GRT) about 200 nautical miles south of Tokyo, Japan in position 33°20'N, 142°00'E.

22 Nov 1944 (position 33.20, 142.00)
USS Scabbardfish (Lt.Cdr. F.A. Gunn) torpedoed and damaged the Japanese frigate Oki (870 tons, offsite link) south of Honshu, Japan in position 33°20'N, 142°00'E.

29 Nov 1944 (position 34.44, 141.01)
USS Scabbardfish (Lt.Cdr. F.A. Gunn) torpedoed and sank the Japanese submarine I-365 (1440 tons, offsite link) off Honshu, Japan about 75 nautical miles south-east of Yokusaka in position 34°44'N, 141°01'E.

20 Dec 1944
USS Scabbardfish (Lt.Cdr. F.A. Gunn) ended her 2nd war patrol at Guam.

23 Jan 1945
USS Scabbardfish (Lt.Cdr. F.A. Gunn) departed from Saipan for her 3rd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol off Formosa.

27 Feb 1945 (position 25.45, 123.23)
USS Scabbardfish (Lt.Cdr. F.A. Gunn) sank the Japanese guard boat Kikaku Maru No.6 (137 GRT) with gunfire about 100 nautical miles north-east of Keelung, Formosa in position 25°45'N, 123°20'E.

6 Mar 1945
USS Scabbardfish (Lt.Cdr. F.A. Gunn) ended her 3rd war patrol at Saipan.

29 Apr 1945
USS Scabbardfish (Cdr. F.A. Gunn) departed from Guam for her 4th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the East China and Yellow Seas.

11 Jun 1945
USS Scabbardfish (Cdr. F.A. Gunn) ended her 4th war patrol at Guam.

1 Jul 1945
USS Scabbardfish (Cdr. F.A. Gunn) departed from Guam for her 5th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol to the south of Japan.

15 Aug 1945
USS Scabbardfish (Cdr. F.A. Gunn) ended her 5th war patrol at Saipan.


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