Charles Donald Brown, USN

Born  11 Apr 1914Rhinelander, Wisconsin


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Ranks

  Lt.Cdr.

Decorations

Nov/Jan 45 Navy Cross (1)

Warship Commands listed for Charles Donald Brown, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Bonita (165)Submarinelate 1942Jan 1943
USS O-4 (65)SubmarineSep 1943Jun 1944
USS Razorback (394)Lt.Cdr.Submarine21 Oct 19442 Sep 1945

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Events related to this officer

Submarine USS Razorback (394)


15 Nov 1944
USS Razorback (Lt.Cdr. C.D. Brown) departed from Midway for her 2nd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in Luzon Strait.

7 Dec 1944 (position 18.57, 120.58)
USS Razorback (Lt.Cdr. C.D. Brown) torpedoed and sank the Japanese army cargo ship Kenjo Maru (6933 GRT) off the north coast of Luzon, Philippines in position 18°57'N, 120°58'E.

30 Dec 1944 (position 21.00, 121.24)
USS Razorback (Lt.Cdr. C.D. Brown) torpedoed and sank the Japanese destroyer Kuretake (900 tons, offsite link) in the Bashii Channel in position 21°00'N, 121°24'E.

5 Jan 1945
USS Razorback (Lt.Cdr. C.D. Brown) ended her 2nd war patrol at Guam.

1 Feb 1945
USS Razorback (Lt.Cdr. C.D. Brown) departed from Guam for her 3rd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the East China Sea.

5 Mar 1945 (position 31.51, 127.27)
USS Razorback (Lt.Cdr. C.D. Brown) sank two small Japanese vessels with gunfire in the East China Sea in position 31°51'N, 127°27'E.

6 Mar 1945 (position 33.50, 128.00)
USS Razorback (Lt.Cdr. C.D. Brown) sank a Japanese sailing vessel with gunfire in the East China Sea in position 33°50'N, 128°00'E.

9 Mar 1945 (position 29.40, 133.20)
USS Razorback (Lt.Cdr. C.D. Brown) sank a Japanese sailing vessel with gunfire east of the Ryukyu Island in position 29°40'N, 133°20'E.

26 Mar 1945
USS Razorback (Lt.Cdr. C.D. Brown) ended her 3rd war patrol at Pearl Harbor.

7 May 1945
USS Razorback (Lt.Cdr. C.D. Brown) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 4th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol to the east and south of Honshu, Japan

27 Jun 1945
USS Razorback (Lt.Cdr. C.D. Brown) ended her 4th war patrol at Midway.

22 Jul 1945
USS Razorback (Lt.Cdr. C.D. Brown) departed from Midway for her 5th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the Sea of Okhotsk.

2 Aug 1945 (position 44.37, 146.55)
USS Razorback (Lt.Cdr. C.D. Brown) sank 8 small Japanese vessels with gunfire off the Kuril Islands in position 44°37'N, 146°55'E.

31 Aug 1945
USS Razorback (Lt.Cdr. C.D. Brown) enters Tokyo Bay.


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