Fyfe, John Kerr, RADM

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Last Primary NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1957-1958, USCINCLANT
Service Years
1936 - 1958
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Rear Admiral Upper Half

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Home State
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
Year of Birth
1914
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
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Last Address
Williamsburg, VA

Date of Passing
Jul 20, 1994
 
Location of Interment
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 Military Association Memberships
Naval Submarine League
  0, Naval Submarine League


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Last Known Activity
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Other Comments:

Admiral Fyfe was the Commanding Officer of USS Batfish (SS-310) when in February 1945, in the span of 76 hours, he sunk 3 IJN submarines.
   
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Submarine Officer Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 6 Patrols
Command at Sea
Command Ashore

 
 Duty Stations
US NavySubmarine School Officers BasicUSS Narwhal (SS-167)USS Dolphin (SS-169)
USS Sand Lance (SS-381)USS Batfish (SS-310)USS Rigel (AF-58)USCINCLANT
  1936-1938, USS California (BB-44)
  1938-1939, Submarine School Officers Basic
  1939-1941, USS Narwhal (SS-167)
  1941-1943, USS Dolphin (SS-169)
  1943-1943, Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNS) ME
  1943-1944, USS Sand Lance (SS-381)
  1944-1945, USS Batfish (SS-310)
  1956-1957, USS Rigel (AF-58)
  1957-1958, USCINCLANT
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1941 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Attack on Pearl Harbor
  1941-1942 USS Dolphin (SF-10/SC-3/SS-169)/USS DOLPHIN (SS-169) 1st War Patrol
  1942-1942 USS Dolphin (SF-10/SC-3/SS-169)/USS DOLPHIN (SS-169) 3rd War Patrol
  1942-1942 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Battle of Midway
  1942-1942 USS Dolphin (SF-10/SC-3/SS-169)/USS DOLPHIN (SS-169) 2nd War Patrol
  1944-1944 USS SAND LANCE (SS-381) 1st War Patrol
  1944-1944 USS BATFISH (SS-310) 3rd War Patrol
  1944-1944 USS BATFISH (SS-310) 4th War Patrol
  1944-1944 USS BATFISH (SS-310) 5th War Patrol
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Antisubmarine Campaign
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Antisubmarine Campaign
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Antisubmarine Campaign
  1945-1945 USS BATFISH (SS-310) 6th War Patrol
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval Academy
  1932-1936, United States Naval Academy
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