Fischer, Harry Frederick, Jr., CAPT

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Last Rank
Last Primary NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1969-1970, HQ, Naval Training Center (Cadre/Staff) San Diego, CA
Service Years
1935 - 1970

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Contact Info
Home Town
Honesdale, Penn.
Last Address
Harry's ashes were interred in the Memorial Garden
at Christ Episcopal Church, Coronado California.

Date of Passing
Jan 12, 2010
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Joint Chiefs of Staff US Navy Retired 30

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback Pearl Harbor Memorial Medallion Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club Order of the Golden Dragon

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Not Specified
Other Comments:
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 Ribbon Bar
Submarine Officer Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 7 Patrols
Command at Sea

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
HQ, RTC Great Lakes, IL (Company Commander/Staff)US NavyUSS Ranger (CV-4)US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
Submarine School Officers Basic CourseSubmarine School (diesel)USS Thresher (SS-200)USS Spikefish (SS-404)
Naval Submarine SchoolUSS Carp (SS-338)USS Ronquil (SS-396)Bureau of Naval Personnel (BUPERS)
Commander in Chief Pacific Fleet (CINCPACFLT)/Commander Pacific Fleet (COMPACFLT)USS Rogers (DD-876)Naval War College (Staff)Commander in Chief Pacific Fleet (CINCPACFLT)/Commander Pacific Fleet (COMPACFLT)
Submarine Division 71USS Pollux (AKS-4)Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)USS Saint Paul (CA-73)
RTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) San Diego, CAHQ, Naval Training Center (Cadre/Staff) San Diego, CA
  1935-1935, HQ, RTC Great Lakes, IL (Company Commander/Staff)
  1935-1936, USS Vega (AK-17)
  1936-1936, USS Ranger (CV-4)
  1936-1940, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1940-1942, USS San Francisco (CA-38)
  1942-1943, Submarine School Officers Basic Course
  1943-1943, Submarine School (diesel)
  1943-1945, USS Thresher (SS-200)
  1945-1946, USS Spikefish (SS-404)
  1946-1949, 112X, Naval Submarine School
  1949-1950, 112X, USS Carp (SS-338)
  1950-1952, USS Ronquil (SS-396)
  1953-1955, Bureau of Naval Personnel (BUPERS)
  1955-1955, Commander, Destroyers, Pacific Fleet
  1955-1957, USS Rogers (DD-876)
  1957-1958, Naval War College (Staff)
  1958-1961, Commander in Chief Pacific Fleet (CINCPACFLT)/Commander Pacific Fleet (COMPACFLT)
  1961-1961, Submarine Division 71
  1961-1962, 111X, USS Pollux (AKS-4)
  1962-1964, Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)
  1964-1966, Naval War College (Staff)
  1966-1968, USS Saint Paul (CA-73)
  1968-1969, HQ, RTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) San Diego, CA
  1969-1970, HQ, Naval Training Center (Cadre/Staff) San Diego, CA
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1942 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Air Raid on Salamaua and Lae
  1942-1942 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-42)
  1943-1945 Submarine War Patrols
  1944-1945 USS SPIKEFISH (SS-404) 1st War Patrol
  1945-1945 USS SPIKEFISH (SS-404) 2nd War Patrol
  1945-1945 USS SPIKEFISH (SS-404) 3rd War Patrol
  1945-1945 USS SPIKEFISH (SS-404) 4th War Patrol
  1966-1968 Yankee Station, North Vietnam
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval AcademyNaval War CollegeGeorge Washington University
  1936-1940, United States Naval Academy
  1957-1958, Naval War College
  1960-1964, George Washington University
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