Boychulk, Thomas, S2c

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Last Rank
Seaman Second Class
Last Primary NEC
S2c-0000-Seaman 2nd Class
Last Rating/NEC Group
Seaman Second Class
Primary Unit
1942-1942, USS Bass (SS-164)
Service Years
1941 - 1942
Seaman Second Class

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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1923
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Philadelphia. PA
Last Address
Schuykill, PA

Casualty Date
Aug 17, 1942
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Drowned, Suffocated
Location
Atlantic Ocean
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
American Cemetery - Corozal, Panama
Wall/Plot Coordinates
C 6 32

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Last Known Activity

USS Bass was a Barracuda-class submarine. While at sea on 17 August 1942, a fire broke out in the after battery room and quickly spread to the aft torpedo room and starboard main electric motor, resulting in the death of 26 enlisted men by asphyxiation.
   
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Service number: 2440447

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 Duty Stations
US Navy
  1942-1942, USS Bass (SS-164)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1942 World War II
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  2017, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2018, WW II Memorial National Registry
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