Richard Harwood Bowers, USN

Born  17 Sep 1917Annapolis,MD


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Ranks

8 Jan 1945 Lt Cmdr

Decorations

Warship Commands listed for Richard Harwood Bowers, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Sea Cat (399)Submarine8 Jan 1945Nov 1945

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Events related to this officer

Submarine USS Sea Cat (399)


1 Feb 1945
USS Sea Cat (Lt.Cdr. R.H. Bowers) departed from Guam for her 2nd war patrol, and was ordered to patrol in the East China Sea.

24 Mar 1945
USS Sea Cat (Lt.Cdr. R.H. Bowers) ended her 2nd war patrol at Midway.

27 Apr 1945
USS Sea Cat (Lt.Cdr. R.H. Bowers) departed from Midway for her 3rd war patrol, and was ordered to patrol in the Yellow Sea.

7 Jun 1945 (position 37.03, 124.01)
USS Sea Cat (Lt.Cdr. R.H. Bowers) sank a Japanese sailing vessel with gunfire in the Yellow Sea in position 37°03'N, 124°01'E.

26 Jun 1945
USS Sea Cat (Lt.Cdr. R.H. Bowers) ended her 3rd war patrol at Pearl Harbor.

6 Aug 1945
USS Sea Cat (Lt.Cdr. R.H. Bowers) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 4th war patrol, and was ordered to patrol of the Kurile Islands.

2 Sep 1945
USS Sea Cat (Lt.Cdr. R.H. Bowers) was present in Tokyo Bay when the Japanese surrendered.

7 Sep 1945
USS Sea Cat (Lt.Cdr. R.H. Bowers) ended her 4th war patrol at Guam.


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