Harold Foster Fick, USN

Born  3 Jan 1899

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1 Nov 1939 Cdr.
18 Jun 1942 T/Capt.


Warship Commands listed for Harold Foster Fick, USN

USS Childs (AVD 1)Destroyer30 Sep 193716 May 1940 (1)
USS Santee (CVE 29)T/Capt.Escort carrier22 May 194311 Jul 1944 (2)
USS Bon Homme Richard (CV 31)T/Capt.Aircraft Carrier23 Aug 194528 Feb 1946 (3)

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Escort carrier USS Santee (CVE 29)

14 Jul 1943 (position 33.54, -27.13)
German U-boat U-160 was sunk south of the Azores, in position 33°54'N, 27°13'W, by aerial torpedoes from Avenger and Wildcat aircraft (from VC-29) of the US escort carrier USS Santee.

15 Jul 1943 (position 34.02, -26.01)
German U-boat U-509 was sunk in the mid-Atlantic north-west of Madeira, in position 34°02'N, 26°01'W, by aerial (Fido) torpedoes from "Avenger" aircraft (VC-29) of the US escort carrier USS Santee.

30 Jul 1943 (position 34.57, -35.11)
German U-boat U-43 was sunk south-west of the Azores, in position 34°57'N, 35°11'W, by a Fido homing torpedo from an Avenger aircraft (VC-29 USN/T-13), assisted by a Wildcat aircraft (VC-29 USN/F-2), of the US escort carrier USS Santee.

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