Adams, Steven Douglas, ENS

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Ensign
Last Primary NEC
000X-Unknown Navy Officer Classification/ Designator
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1944-1944, 000X, USS Shark (SS-314)
Service Years
1943 - 1944
Ensign
Ensign

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Home State
California
California
Year of Birth
1920
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Glendale, CA
Last Address
Glendale, CA

Casualty Date
Oct 24, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Other Explosive Device
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

The USS Shark (SS-314) was lost on her third patrol. She was last heard from on 24 October 1944 when she radioed the Submarine Seadragon that she was about to attack a Japanese freighter. She was presumed lost on 27 November 1944 and the cause of her loss in unknown. Ensign Adams was listed as missing in action and later declared dead 8 November 1945.
   
Comments/Citation

Service number: 267865

Submarine war patrols: USS Shark (SS-314) - 1st through 3rd

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 Ribbon Bar
Submarine Officer Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 3 Patrols

 
 Duty Stations
USS Shark (SS-314)
  1944-1944, 000X, USS Shark (SS-314)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater
 Colleges Attended 
University of California, Santa Barbara
  1939-1943, University of California, Santa Barbara1
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Aug 20, 1943, Commissioned as Ensign
  Jul 04, 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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