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USS Pampanito

Robert Cecil Stern

USS Pampanito

by Robert Cecil Stern

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Squadron Signal in Carrollton, TX .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Submarine,
  • Submarines (Ships),
  • American Naval operations,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Naval operations,
  • Pictorial works,
  • Pampanito (Submarine)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Robert C. Stern ; covers by Don Greer ; illustrations by Matheu Spraggins
    SeriesOn deck, Color series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD783.5.P4 S74 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination80 p. :
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25029357M
    ISBN 109780897475785
    LC Control Number2011500541

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    Recollections of Lieutenant Commander Landon L. Davis, Jr. of submarine USS Pampanito (SS) concerning the 15 September rescue of British and Australian prisoners of war who survived the sinking of Japanese prison ship Rakuyo Maru enroute from Singapore to Formosa. Pampanito was initially assisted in the rescue by USS Sealion (SS), and later by USS Barb (SS) and USS .   Today USS Pampanito is a tourist destination. During WWII the submarine earned six battle stars, sank six Japanese ships, damaged four others, and rescued seventy-three British and Australian POWs from the South China : Aldona Sendzikas.

    The USS Pampanito, a Balao-class fleet submarine, was commissioned in late and went into action in the Pacific at the height of WWII. During her patrols from early through mid, Pampanito prowled the sea lanes of the western Pacific, decimating the convoys that were the life blood of Japan's far-flung maritime empire. By the time she. On Septem , the USS Pampanito, was part of a submarine “wolf pack” patrol along with the USS Growler and USS upon a convoy of ships, the Pampanito fired upon and sunk a transport ship, a tanker and badly damaged a third ship. When she moved back into the area of the original attack three days later, her crew found men clinging to makeshift rafts.


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