Tate, Floyd, MoMM2c

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Last Primary NEC
MO-0000-Motor Machinist/Oiler
Last Rating/NEC Group
Motor Machinistmate/Oiler
Primary Unit
1944-1945, MO-0000, USS Lagarto (SS-371)
Service Years
1943 - 1945
MoMM - Motor Machinistmate/Oiler

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Home State
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Carlsbad, CA
Last Address
Costa Mesa, CA

Casualty Date
May 04, 1945
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Other Explosive Device
Pacific Ocean
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery and Memorial - Manila, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates

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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

The USS Lagarto (SS-371) was on a War Patrol and was announced as "overdue from patrol and presumed lost" on 10 August 1945. A post war examination of Japanese records suggest that the Lagarto was probably sunk by a Japanese mine layer the Hatsutaka, on 3 May 1945. Motor Machinist's Mate Second Class Tait was listed as missing in action and later declared dead 25 May 1946.

Service number: 6335987

Service dates:
Navy Reserves - 1/1943 to 7/1943
Reserve Active - 7/1943 to 5/4/1945

Submarine war patrols: USS Lagarto (SS-371) - 1st and 2nd

The information contained in this profile was compiled from various internet sources.
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 Ribbon Bar
Submarine Enlisted Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 2 Patrols

 Duty Stations
Naval Base San Diego (NAVBASE San Diego)NAVSUBASE New London/GrotonUSS Lagarto (SS-371)
  1943-1944, S1c-0000, Naval Base San Diego (NAVBASE San Diego)
  1944-1944, MO-0000, NAVSUBASE New London/Groton
  1944-1945, MO-0000, USS Lagarto (SS-371)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1945-1945 USS Lagarto (SS-371)
 Colleges Attended 
  1941-1943, Santa Ana Jr. College, Santa Ana, CA
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Jun 30, 1942, WWII draft card
  Feb 01, 1945, Promoted to MoMM2
  Oct 21, 1945, Former Highland Youth Feared Lost in Pacific War Sector1
  Jun 21, 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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