Ss 223 uss bonefish patch

The following men were lost while serving on uss bonefish ss 223. Ss223 uss bonefish lost boat uss bonefish ss 223 june 18, 1945 85 men lost in company with tunny and skate, bonefish ss 223, commanded by cdr l. The following men were lost while serving on uss bonefish ss223. The ss223 bonefish was reportedly sunk by japanese antisubmarine attacks on june 18, 1945 in toyama wan. Pierce intunny, which was one of three groups then penetrating the japan sea, was ordered to transit tsushima strait on 5 june 1945, and to conduct offensive. Yoest, i was stationed on the bonefish ss 582from 19841988.

Power was from 4 x general motors model 16248 series v16 diesel engines and 4 x general electric motors with reduction gears and 2 x 126cell sargo batteries. As we remember this tragedy, please check out this post honoring one of the three lost heroes, lt ray everts, over at chaotic synaptic activity. Submarine operations research group attack data uss bonefish ss223 patrol number date hour 0023 operational command latitude longitude approach light condition approach image method approach surfaced or submerged attack light condition attack image method attack surfaced or submerged. Uss bonefish ss 582 was a barbelclass submarine of the united states navy, and was the second u. The uss bonefish ss 223 was a gato class submarine that was built by electric boat in connecticut for world war ii. Description, history, and photographs of submarine uss bonefish ss 223 in wwii.

On eternal patrol the loss of uss bonefish ss 223 bonefish ss 223 compiled by paul w. In company with uss tunny ss282 and uss skate ss305, uss bonefish ss 223, departed guam on 28 may 1945 to conduct her eighth war patrol. States submarine veterans inc, not the uss minneapolisst. Jun 18, 2014 built by the electric boat company of groton, ct, uss bonefish ss 223 was commissioned on 31 may 1943. The patch was an outline of the state of minnesota. The monthlong prowl, which earned the boat her first navy unit commendation, resulted in the damage of a freighter and two cargo ships and the sinking of. Photographs and personal information are needed as indicated in the column at right. Bonefish is the third ship of the barbel class of conventionally powered attack submarines. Unitas xx 20 1979 unitas are sea exercises and inport training involving several countries in north, south and central america, conducted by the united states since 1959 in support. Bonefish was beleived lost on june 18, 1945 at 3718n, 725e with all hands. Herring ss233 of the us navy american submarine of.

These patches are brand new, and probably made for veteran organizations or collectors. During the later part of this patrol, bonefish joined flasher ss249 and lapon ss260 in forming a coordinated attack group popularly known as a wolf pack. This is a discussion on uss bonefish ss 582 within the your war forums, part of the armed services category. Uss bonefish ss582 the keel of the second bonefish ss582 was laid 3 june 1957 at new york shipbuilding corp. Unfortunately, these men and women may also experience exposure to asbestos, as it was used in the construction of submarines built before the early 1970s. Uss corvina ss226, a gatoclass submarine, was the only ship of the united states navy to be named for the corvina her keel was laid down by the electric boat company of groton, connecticut on september 21, 1942. The above uss bonefish ss 582 history may or may not contain text provided by crew members of the uss bonefish ss 582 or by other noncrew members and text from the dictionary of american naval fighting ships. Uss bonefish ss582 fire at sea a date with destiny part ix i pecked the first part of my collected recollection of this story, provided by my shipmates of the uss carr ffg52 3 years ago.

In 1988 we had a fire that killed three of our friends and ended the career of the bonefish. Please keep in mind that this list does only include records of people who submitted their information for publication on this website. In company with tunny and skate, bonefish ss 223, commanded by commander l. Sailing list uss bonefishss223 fourth war patrol april 15 to 30 may 1944.

Uss bonefish ss223 06181945 85 uss bonefish ss582 05011988 3. Uss bluefish displaced 1,525 tons long when surfaced and 2,425 tons when submerged. We ask that you enter only enough information about yourself that your shipmates can recall you. Hogan, usn, carrol spring inn, forest glen, maryland.

Body lost at sea ltjg donald arthur abel cenotaph 1923 15 jul 1946. Uss bonefish ss223 was a gatoclass submarine, the first united states navy ship to be named for the bonefish. Bronze star, kia, wwii, pacific, uss bonefish ss 223, submarine pages in category uss bonefish ss 223 the following 3 pages are in this category, out of 3 total. Parade was well attended and runs in stops and starts due to presentations and. In company with uss tunny ss 282 and uss skate ss 305, uss bonefish ss 223, departed guam on 28 may 1945 to conduct her eighth war patrol. She was named to honor the uss bonefish ss223 which was lost while on patrol in june 1945.

Us navy uss bonefish ss 582 submarine embroidered full color. Uss bonefish ss 223 was a gatoclass submarine, the first united states navy ship to be named for the bonefish, which is a name for the ladyfish, dogfish, and sturgeon. Submarine losses world war ii, navpers 15,784, 1949 issue. Frank mcdevitt read from submarine operations of wwii about the loss of the uss bonefish ss 223.

Navy submarine to be named for the bonefish the contract to build her was awarded on 29 june 1956 to the new york shipbuilding corporation of camden, new jersey and her keel was laid down on 3 june 1957. F ullcolor patch for uss bonefish ss 582 submarine. Us navy uss bonefish ss 582 submarine embroidered full. Construction on the vessel began in 1957 at the new york shipbuilding companys yard in camden, new jersey and the ship was commissioned in 1959. The contract to build her was awarded on 29 june 1956 to the new york shipbuilding corporation of camden, new jersey and her keel was laid down on 3 june.

It was sunk in june 1945 after sinking a ship on its eighth cruise. On eternal patrol the loss of uss bonefish ss 223 bonefish ss223 compiled by paul w. To estimate size, the grid background is approximately 4 squares to 1 inch. Bonefish ss223 of the us navy american submarine of the.

For an additional small charge, our hats can be personalized with two lines of custom text if desired, such as with a veterans name and rate and rank, and years of service. The uss bonefish ss 223 was awarded seven battle stars and five navy unit commendations for her excellent service in world war ii. Uss bonefish ss582 was the second submarine to bear the name bonefish. For a brief history of the boat, please see the loss of. The patch is fullyembroidered with a cut edge, and large size. Click on a mans name to go to his personal memorial page on this site.

Ss 223 uss bonefish lost boat uss bonefish ss 223 june 18, 1945 85 men lost in company with tunny and skate, bonefish ss 223, commanded by cdr l. I too am intrigued by the namesake boat as on deployment we even rendered honors to her at a position where we believe she may be resting. She was the second navy submarine named for the bonefish, which is a name for the ladyfish, dogfish, and sturgeon. We are happy to offer an authentic 5 panel custom us navy submarine ss 223 uss bonefish embroidered hat. It had a busy career in the pacific against japanese shipping after being launched and commissioned in may 1943. Bonefish ss223 of the us navy american submarine of. The namesake of the uss bonefish ss223 is a fish of the florida keys and southern california. For a brief history of the boat, please see the loss of uss bonefish. Ss223 uss bonefish patch version b submarine patches. The above uss bonefish ss582 history may or may not contain text provided by crew members of the uss bonefish ss582 or by. Uss bonefish ss223 submarine operations research group. Aug 27, 2014 built by the electric boat company of groton, ct, uss bonefish ss223 was commissioned on 31 may 1943. Details about b4670 ww 2 us navy submarine patch uss bonefish ss 223 sub ir35f. Her keel was laid down by the electric boat company of groton, connecticut.

Uss bonefish was the navys last conventionallypowered submarine and the second ship in the navy to bear the name. The uss bonefish ss 223 was lost 72 years ago on 18 june 1945. Edge, departed guam on may 28, 1945 to conduct her eighth war patrol. Herring ss233 of the us navy american submarine of the. Submarines 200299 ss 223 uss bonefish ss 223 wwii lost boat. Less than two months later she was on her way to her new homeport in brisbane, australia. The loss of the uss herring ss233 some of you may be familiar with the u. Bonefish ss 582 dieselelectric submarine one of the last conventionally powered submarines built for the us navy, uss bonefish was a barbel class dieselelectric attack submarine. Uss bonefish ss582 the last of the barbel class and last diesel electric submarine built for the us navy.

Members of the armed forces who serve on submarines put their lives on the line every day for their country, often facing unknown dangers. Stricken from the navy list on february 28, 1989, the submarine was sold for scrapping on august 17, 1989. The monthlong prowl, which earned the boat her first navy unit commendation, resulted in the damage of a. American flag embroidered patch ironon gold border usa us united states quality. Navy and other maritime organizations of the world. Ddg112 uss michael murphy guided missile destroyer ship crest patch. The base patch that we enjoy today is the third base patch in our history. She was named to honor the uss bonefish ss 223 which was lost while on patrol in june 1945. Patricks day parade in jim thorpe back on march 12 th. In company with tunny and skate, bonefish ss223, commanded by cdr.

Heavily damaged by a fire on board on april 24, 1988, the bonefish was subsequently decommissioned on september 28, 1988. Full machine embroidered on ww 2 style machines, cut edge. Edge, departed guam on 28 may 1945 to conduct her eighth war patrol. The namesake of the uss bonefish ss 223 is a fish of the florida keys and southern california. Us navy weapons school top gun squadron embroidered patch 4 inches. Uss bonefish ss 223 uss bonefish ss 223 was a gatoclass submarine, the first united states navy ship to be named for the bonefish, which is a name for the ladyfish, dogfish, and sturgeon. Bonefish ii ss582 naval history and heritage command.

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the uss bonefish ss 582. She had a busy career in the pacific against japanese shipping after being launched and commissioned in may 1943. Want text under your patch no problem enter it here. The loss of uss bonefish ss223 submarine force library.

The uboat war in world war two kriegsmarine, 19391945 and world war one kaiserliche marine, 19141918 and the allied efforts to counter the threat. The second bonefish ss 582 was laid down on 3 june 1957 at camden, n. In company with tunny and skate, bonefish ss223, commanded by cdr l. Bonefish ss 223 naval history and heritage command. Uss bonefish ss 223 was a gatoclass submarine, the first united states navy ship to be named for the bonefish. Built by the electric boat company of groton, ct, uss bonefish ss 223 was commissioned on 31 may 1943. The uss bonefish ss223 was a gatoclass submarine, the first united states navy ship to be named for the bonefish, which is a name for the ladyfish, dogfish, and sturgeon. Yoest, i was stationed on the bonefish ss582from 19841988. Home event remember uss bonefish ss223 remember uss bonefish ss223 calendar. A gatoclass submarine, the bonefish was about 310 feet long and 27 feet wide, with a crew of 54 enlisted men and six officers.

She was sunk in june 1945 after sinking a ship on its eighth cruise. Uss bonefish ss223 patch management training of dc. You are covered by the ebay money back guarantee if you receive an item that is not as described in the listing. It is a nonprofit, tax exempt corporation founded in 1932, to promote the study of the history of ships, and events involving the u. On june 19, 1945 while on patrol in the bay of toyama wan she was sunk after sinking the 5,488 ton cargo ship konzan maru. Uss bonefish ss 582 was a barbelclass submarine in the united states navy. Pierce intunny, which was one of three groups then penetrating the japan sea, was ordered to transit tsushima strait on 5 june 1945, and to conduct offensive patrol in the sea of japan off the. Authentic 5 panel custom us navy submarine ss223 uss bonefish embroidered hat.

Ss223 uss bonefish patch version a submarine patches. Jul 21, 2008 hello richard, i too served on the uss bonefish ss 582 from dec. The bonefish has bright silvery sides with faint dark stripes and often reaches a weight of about fifteen pounds. Ss582 uss bonefish patch the second uss bonefish ss582 was a barbelclass submarine in the united states navy. Bonefish was sunk by japanese antisubmarine forces. Upon completion of refit on 28 may, bonefish got underway in company with tunny ss282 and skate ss305, as part of pierces pole cats, commanded by tunnys skipper. Uss bonefish ss 223 was a gato class submarine laid down 25 june 1942 at the electric boat co. Silent service the usn submarine forces page 9 garth. Apr 24, 2009 today, april 24th, is the 21st anniversary of the fire aboard uss bonefish ss 582 in which three submariners were lost. Remember uss bonefish ss223 naval submarine league. Registration and communicating with shipmates at is free forever. Uss bonefish ss 582 was the second submarine to bear the name bonefish.

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