Frank Nickols Shamer, USN

Born  30 Apr 1915
Died  27 Nov 2004(89)Escondido, California


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Ranks

  Lt.Cdr.

Decorations

Warship Commands listed for Frank Nickols Shamer, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS S-16 (121)Submarinelate 1942mid 1944
USS Cachalot (170)SubmarineJul 1944Jan 1945
USS Queenfish (393)Submarine16 Apr 194526 Jul 1945

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Events related to this officer

Submarine USS S-16 (121)


14 Nov 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS S-16 departed Casco Bay, Maine for New London, Connecticut.

15 Nov 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS S-16 arrived at New London, Connecticut from Casco Bay, Maine.

19 Nov 1942
USS S-16 departed New London, Connecticut for the Philadelphia Navy Yard for a refit.

21 Nov 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS S-16 arrived at the Philadelphia Navy Yard from New London, Connecticut for a period of repairs and refit.

3 Feb 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
Having completed her refit, USS S-16, arrived at New London, Connecticut from the Philadelphia Navy Yard.

26 Feb 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS S-16 departed New London, Connecticut for Casco Bay, Maine.

27 Feb 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS S-16 arrived at Casco Bay, Maine from New London, Connecticut.

11 Apr 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS S-16 departed Casco Bay, Maine for New London, Connecticut.

12 Apr 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS S-16 arrived at New London, Connecticut from Casco Bay, Maine.

23 May 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS S-16 departed Casco Bay, Maine for New London, Connecticut.

24 May 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS S-16 arrived at New London, Connecticut from Casco Bay, Maine.

6 Sep 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS S-16 departed New London, Connecticut for Casco Bay, Maine.

7 Sep 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS S-16 arrived at Casco Bay, Maine from New London, Connecticut.

24 Oct 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS S-16 departed Casco Bay, Maine for New London, Connecticut.

25 Oct 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS S-16 arrived at New London, Connecticut from Casco Bay, Maine.


Submarine USS Queenfish (393)


4 Jul 1945 (position 34.59, 124.16)
USS Queenfish (Lt.Cdr. F.N. Shamer) sets of for her 5th war patrol in May 1945. On 4 July 1945 she sank a Japanese fishing vessel with gunfire in the East China / Yellow Sea in position 34°59'N, 124°16'E.

Queenfish was at Midway refitting for her 6th war patrol when the war ended.


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