Craig, John Rich, LCDR

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Last Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Last Primary NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1942-1943, USS Grampus (SS-207)
Service Years
1930 - 1943
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Order of the Golden Dragon
Neptune Subpoena
Panama Canal
Plank Owner
Lieutenant Commander
Lieutenant Commander

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Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address
St. Petersburg, Florida

Casualty Date
Mar 22, 1943
Hostile, Died while Missing
Lost At Sea-Unrecovered
Solomon Islands
World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)/Sinking of the USS Grampus (SS-207)
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery - Taguig City, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback Order of the Golden Dragon

 Military Association Memberships
WW II Memorial National RegistryThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  2013, WW II Memorial National Registry
  2013, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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 Ribbon Bar
Submarine Officer Badge
Command at Sea
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge

 Duty Stations
USS Saratoga (CV-3)US NavyUSS Lexington (CV-2)USS Noa (DD-343)
NAVSUBASE New London/GrotonUSS S-34 (SS-139)CNO - OPNAV/Office of the Navigator of the Navy (N84)USS Grampus (SS-207)
  1930-1931, USS Saratoga (CV-3)
  1931-1931, Officer Training Command Pensacola (OTCP) - staff only
  1931-1932, USS Lexington (CV-2)
  1932-1932, USS Noa (DD-343)
  1932-1933, USS Simpson (DD-221)
  1934-1935, USS Long (DD-209)
  1935-1935, USS Neches (AO-5)
  1936-1936, NAVSUBASE New London/Groton
  1936-1937, USS S-34 (SS-139)
  1937-1938, USS S-24 (SS-129)
  1938-1940, CNO - OPNAV/Office of the Navigator of the Navy (N84)
  1940-1942, USS R-17 (SS-94)
  1942-1943, USS Grampus (SS-207)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1942 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-42)
  1943-1943 Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)/Sinking of the USS Grampus (SS-207)
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval Academy
  1926-1930, United States Naval Academy
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
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