Hyde, John Milton, CAPT

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Last Rank
Last Primary NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1944-1945, USS Bergall (SS-320)
Service Years
1934 -

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
Bayside, NY
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Jun 06, 1981
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
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Other Comments:

Commander Johnny Hyde upon deciding to not scuttle USS Bergall after a 5" enemy shell ripped a 5 foot hole in her pressure hull just above the waterline, 2,000 miles from home on her second war patrol, Dec. 15, 1944.

"Too much ship to throw away for one small hole.”


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 Ribbon Bar
Submarine Officer Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 5 Patrols

 Duty Stations
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)USS Ranger (CV-4)Submarine School Officers BasicUSS Cuttlefish (SS-171)
USS Swordfish (SS-193)Electric Boat Company (submarine pre-commission)USS Bergall (SS-320)
  1930-1934, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1934-1936, USS Ranger (CV-4)
  1936-1937, Submarine School Officers Basic
  1937-1939, USS Cuttlefish (SS-171)
  1941-1942, USS Swordfish (SS-193)
  1943-1944, Electric Boat Company (submarine pre-commission)
  1944-1945, USS Bergall (SS-320)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1942 Philippine Islands Campaign (1941-42)/Battle of the Philippines
  1941-1945 Submarine War Patrols
  1942-1942 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Philippine Islands Campaign (1941-42)
  1942-1942 Philippine Islands Campaign (1941-42)/USHC Sayre from Philippines
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval Academy
  1930-1934, United States Naval Academy
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