Lovett, Carl Marvin, EM3c

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Last Primary NEC
EM-0000-Electrician's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Electrician's Mate
Primary Unit
1944-1944, EM-0000, USS Tullibee (SS-284)
Service Years
1942 - 1944
EM-Electrician's Mate

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Home State
Arkansas
Arkansas
Year of Birth
1942
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Little Rock, AR
Last Address
Little Rock, AR

Casualty Date
Mar 26, 1944
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Body Not Recovered
Reason
Torpedoed
Location
Pacific Ocean
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery and Memorial - Manila, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
(cenotaph)

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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

On 5 March 1944, the USS Tullibee stood out of Pearl Harbor to begin her fourth war patrol. Nine days later, she called at Midway Island to top off her fuel and then proceeded to her patrol area in the Palau Islands. She was scheduled to support aircraft carrier strikes against those islands on 30-31 March. On 25 March, Tullibee arrived on station and began patrolling. The next day, off the Palau Islands she made radar contact on a convoy consisting of a large passenger-cargo ship, two medium-sized freighters, a destroyer, and two other escorts. The submarine made several surface runs on the transport but kept losing her in rain squalls. Tullibee finally closed to 3,000 yards (2,700 m) and launched two torpedoes from her bow tubes at the target. About two minutes later, the submarine was rocked by a violent explosion. It was only learned after the war that Tullibee's torpedo had run a circular course and she had sunk herself. EM3 Lovett was a member of the crew. His remains were never recovered.
   
Comments/Citation

Service number: 6603689

Submarine war patrols:
USS Drum (SS-228) - 5th and 6th
USS Tinosa (SS-283) - 2nd through 5th
USS Tullibee (SS-284) - 4th

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Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 7 Patrols

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1942, Recruit Training (San Diego, CA)
 Duty Stations
USS Sperry (AS-12)USS Drum (SS-228)USS Tinosa (SS-283)USS Tullibee (SS-284)
  1942-1943, S2c-0000, USS Sperry (AS-12)
  1943-1943, S1c-0000, USS Drum (SS-228)
  1943-1944, S1c-0000, USS Tinosa (SS-283)
  1944-1944, EM-0000, USS Tullibee (SS-284)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 USS Tullibee (SS-284) Sunk
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  May 22, 2018, General Photos
 Military Association Memberships
The National Gold Star Family RegistryWorld War II FallenUnited States Navy Memorial 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, WW II Memorial National Registry
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