Atwood, John Doane, ENS

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Last Rank
Last Primary NEC
000X-Unknown Navy Officer Classification/ Designator
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1943-1943, 000X, USS Corvina (SS-226)
Service Years
1942 - 1943

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Plattsburg, NY
Last Address
78 Woodhaven Dr
Pittsburgh, PA

Casualty Date
Nov 16, 1943
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Pacific Ocean
World War II
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Court 5 (cenptaph)

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 Ribbon Bar
Submarine Officer Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge

 Duty Stations
USS Corvina (SS-226)
  1943-1943, 000X, USS Corvina (SS-226)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1943 USS Corvina (SS-226)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Feb 18, 1950, Application for WWII Compensation1
  Jan 24, 2018, General Photos
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

The USS Corvina (SS-226) went on her maiden war patrol, leaving Pearl Harbor 4 November 1943. After topping off her fuel at Johnston Island on the 6th, she was never heard from again. Japanese reports suggest that she may have been sunk by a Japanese submarine on 16 November. Her loss was officially announced 14 March 1944. Ensign Atwood was listed as Missing in Action and later declared dead 9 January 1946.

Service number: 236805

Submarine war patrols: USS Corvina (SS-226) - 1st

The information contained in this profile was compiled from various internet sources.
 Military Association Memberships
The National Gold Star Family RegistryWorld War II FallenUnited States Navy Memorial The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor
WW II Memorial National Registry
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2018, World War II Fallen
  2018, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2018, The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor [Verified]
  2018, WW II Memorial National Registry
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