Blind, Howard James, LT Fallen
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Last Rank
Last Primary Designator/NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - qualified in Submarine Warfare
Last Rating/NEC Group
Last Duty Station
1943-1944, 112X, USS Crevalle (SS-291)
Service Years
1942 - 1944
Lieutenant Lieutenant

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Home State
Year of Birth
Casualty Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Casper, WY

Casualty Date
Sep 11, 1944
Non Hostile- Body Not Recovered
Drowned, Suffocated
South China Sea
Wars and Conflicts/World War II*
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery and Memorial - Manila, Philippines
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Not Specified

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Conflict  :   Campaigns, Battles and Exercises
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Conflict  :   Wars and Conflicts
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Conflict  :   World War II*
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End Year
World War 2
Patrol  :   Submarine War Patrols
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Not Specified
Patrol  :   USS CREVALLE (SS-291) 5th War Patrol
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She is ordered to patrol in the Philippines.
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Names of Shipmates and Officers Involved
Commissioned Officers

Walker, F.D. Lt. Cdr. USN
Mazzone,W.F., Lt. (jg) USNR
Ruhe, W. J., Lt. Cdr. USN
Loveland, R.A., Lt.(jg) USNR
Blind, H. J., Lt. USNR
Bowe, R.E., Ens. USN
Morin, G.F., Lt. USNR
King, C. D. G., Ens. USNR

Chief Petty Officers
Babick, John, CEM(PA) USN
Pitts, Louis F., CRM(AA) USN
Biehl, Henry Tudor, CRT (AA) USNR
Ricksecker, Guy M., CMoMM (AA) USN
Blackburn, Orville G., CGM(AA) USN
Shopp, Jerome N., CCS(PA) USN
Chambers, Wayne M., CMomm(AA) (T) USN Snellings, Earl M., CQM (AA)(T) USN
Howard, James H., CTM(AA) USN
Williams, George E., CEM (AA) (T) USN

Enlisted Crew Members
Adams, William LeVerna, S1c, USNR
Niemczyk, Joseph N., TM2c USNR
Barnes, Frank, MoMM1c, USN
Osborne, Cedric H., PhM1c USN
Bessette, Roland, P.P., TM3c, USNR
Rennecke, Wyman John, EM1c USNR
Bower, Albert F., RT2c USNR
Reynolds, Rodney Ralph, SM 3c USN
Crowley, Joseph D. TM1c, USN
Roraback, Gilbert Little, TM2c USNR
Culley, Harold R., GM3c USNR
Stagman, Paul Louis, EM2c USN
Daughty, Russell L., Bkr3c (T) USNR
Schwarz, Robert Franklin, EM3c USNR
Ducharme, Armand N., EM1c USN Scisco, Clayton Sterlin, MoMM3c USN
Elliott, Walter J., FC(S)1c USN
Senn, Clayton S., MoMM3C USN
Enright, George F., TM2c USN
Sherick, Albert Marlin, EM3c USN
Fernandes, Albert C., MoMM1c USNR
Sinclair, Joe Milton, Jr., F1c USNR
Freeman, Edgar A., TM2c USNR
Singer, Jack William, EM3c USN
Fritchen, William L., GM2c(T) USNR
Stamly, Charles R., S1c USNR
Gaines, Robert E, MoMM2c(T) USNR
Starnes, Kenneth Jackson, MoMM 3c USN
Gaus, Leon E., TN3c USNR
Steinert, Herbert A., RM3c USNR
Graham, Ivan Hugh, MoMM3c USNR
Stokes, Frank H., SC2C USNR
Hall, Samuel E., TM1c USN
Tackett, William MoMM1c USN
Helix, Max Rudolph, MoMM1c USNR
Thompson, Robert, Jr., F2c USN
Hendrix, Orville B., Y1c USN
Tomlin, George Lawrence, EM2c USNR
Hildebrand, Charles Frederick, EM2c (T) USNR
Truman, Horace Lynn, MM1c USN
Howard, Stephen Aubry, FC(S)3c USNR
Weber, Russell Frederick, F1C USNR
Jenigen, Albert., F1c USNR Wheelus,
Roy Calvin, QM2C USN
Katchis, Jim "A," QM3c(T) USNR
Wiesniewski, Francis Walter, MoMM2C USN
Keane, Edward F., S1c USN
Yeager, Robert L., MoMM1c, USNR
Langfieldt, Maurice Edward, TM3c USNR
Larsen, James Louis, MoMM2c USNR
Lenatz, John Joseph, TM2c USN

1 Sep 1944
USS Crevalle (Lt. Cdr. F.D. Walker) departs Fremantle for her 5th war patrol. She is ordered to patrol in the Philippines.

11 Sep 1944
Crevalle nearly had a fatal diving accident. She was, however, damaged in such a way that she had to abort her patrol.

15 Sep 1944
The damaged USS Crevalle calls at Darwin to make emergency repairs.

22 Sep 1944
Crevalle ends her 5th war patrol at Fremantle.

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