Richardson, James Woodrow, CTM

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Last Rank
Chief Torpedoman
Last Primary NEC
TM-0000-Torpedoman's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Torpedoman's Mate
Primary Unit
1943-1944, TM-0000, USS Trout (SS-202)
Service Years
1936 - 1944
TM-Torpedoman's Mate
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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1916
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Manorville, PA
Last Address
Kittanning, PA

Casualty Date
Feb 29, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Pacific
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Court 1 (cenotaph)

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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

USS Trout (SS-202) began her 11th war patrol on 8 February 1944. She was enroute to the East China Sea. On 29 February a Japanese convoy was attacked in the area assigned to Trout, and one ship was sunk, and another severely damaged. Trout was never heard from again, and may have been sunk by one of the convoy's escorts. Chief Torpedoman's Mate Richardson was listed as Missing in Action and later declared dead 14 April 1946.
   
Comments/Citation

Service number: 2504311

Submarine war patrols:
USS Grayling (SS-209) - 1st through 4th
USS Triton (SS-201) - 5th and 6th
USS Trout (SS-202) - 9th through 11th

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Submarine Enlisted Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 7 Patrols

 
 Duty Stations
NAVSUBASE New London/GrotonUSS Spearfish (SS-190)US NavyUSS Grayling (SS-209)
USS Triton (SS-201)USS Trout (SS-202)
  1940-1940, S1c-0000, NAVSUBASE New London/Groton
  1940-1940, TM-0000, USS Spearfish (SS-190)
  1940-1941, TM-0000, Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNS) ME
  1941-1942, TM-0000, USS Grayling (SS-209)
  1942-1943, TM-0000, USS Triton (SS-201)
  1943-1944, TM-0000, USS Trout (SS-202)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1942 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Battle of Midway
  1944-1944 USS Trout (SS-202)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Aug 16, 1940, Promoted to TM3
  May 01, 1941, Promoted to TM2
  Jan 03, 1944, Promoted to CTM
  Mar 20, 2018, General Photos
 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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