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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Service Years
1925 - Present
NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
Home State
Massachusetts
Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
Submarine Officer Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 6 Patrols
Command at Sea
Command Ashore


Location
Massachusetts
Aug 16, 1973
Service to Present
Silver Star
Criteria
The Silver Star may be awarded to any person who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces of the United States, is cited for gallantry in action, against an enemy of the United States whil... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Legion of Merit
Criteria
The Legion of Merit is awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States without degree for exceptionally outstanding conduct in the performance of meritorious service to the United States. ... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Legion of Merit
Criteria
The Legion of Merit is awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States without degree for exceptionally outstanding conduct in the performance of meritorious service to the United States. ... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Description
Description Pending
2003
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Description
Description Pending
2003
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Description
Description Pending
2003
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Description
Description Pending
2003
Korea Service Medal
Criteria
To be eligible for this medal, the Service member must have: Served between the outbreak of hostilities (June 25, 1950) and the date the armistice was signed (July 27, 1953); Been on permanent assignm... More
Description
Description Pending
2003
United Nations Service Medal (Korea)
Criteria
The United Nations Korean Medal was generally awarded for any period of service while assigned as a member of the Armed Forces dispatched to Korea or adjacent areas for service on behalf of the United... More
Description
Description Pending
2003
NAVBASE Guantanamo Bay
NAVBASE Guantanamo Bay
Rank
Rear Admiral Lower Half
Comments
Comments Pending
Rear Admiral Lower Half Rear Admiral Lower Half
1959 - 1960
National Defense Service Medal (2001-Present))
Criteria
The National Defense Service Medal is awarded for honorable active service as a member of the Armed Forces during the Korean War, Vietnam War, the war against Iraq in the Persian Gulf, and for service... More
Description
Description Pending
1950
NAVSUBASE New London/Groton
NAVSUBASE New London/Groton
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1946 - 1947
COMSUBPAC/COMSUBRON 24
COMSUBPAC/COMSUBRON 24
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1945 - 1946
Submarine Division 201
Submarine Division 201
Rank
Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1944 - 1945
USS Pampanito (SS-383)
USS Pampanito (SS-383)
Rank
Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1944 - 1944
Bronze Star
Criteria
The Bronze Star Medal may be awarded to individuals who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces of the United States in a combat theater, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding ac... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1944
American Campaign Medal
Criteria
The American Campaign Medal was awarded for For thirty days service outside the Continental United States but within the American Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946; or,... More
Description
Description Pending
1944
Navy Cross
Criteria
The Navy Cross may be awarded to any person who, while serving with the Navy or Marine Corps, distinguishes himself in action by extraordinary heroism not justifying an award of the Medal of Honor.... More
Comments
FENNO, FRANK WESLEY, JR.
(Third Award)
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting a Second Gold Star in lieu of a Third Award of the Navy Cross to Frank Wesley Fenno, Jr., ... 
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1943
USS Runner (SS-275)
USS Runner (SS-275)
Rank
Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1942 - 1943
Navy Cross
Criteria
The Navy Cross may be awarded to any person who, while serving with the Navy or Marine Corps, distinguishes himself in action by extraordinary heroism not justifying an award of the Medal of Honor.... More
Comments
FENNO, FRANK WESLEY, JR.
(First Award)
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to Frank Wesley Fenno, Jr., Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy, for extraordin... 
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1942
Navy Cross
Criteria
The Navy Cross may be awarded to any person who, while serving with the Navy or Marine Corps, distinguishes himself in action by extraordinary heroism not justifying an award of the Medal of Honor.... More
Comments
FENNO, FRANK WESLEY, JR.
(Second Award)
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting a Gold Star in lieu of a Second Award of the Navy Cross to Frank Wesley Fenno, Jr., Lieut... 
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1942
Army Distinguished Service Cross
Criteria
The Distinguished Service Cross may awarded to a person who, while serving in any capacity with the Army, distinguishes himself by extraordinary heroism not justifying the award of a Medal of Honor. T... More
Comments
FENNO, FRANK WESLEY, JR.
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Distinguished Service Cross to Frank Wesley Fenno, Jr., Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy, for extrao... 
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1942
Navy Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft... More
Description
Description Pending
1942
Navy Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft... More
Description
Description Pending
1942
USS Trout (SS-202) Transfer of Philippine Gold
Description
USS Trout (SS-202) removed 20 tons of GOLD and SILVER from the Philippines to prevent its capture by the Japanese.
Memories
Lieutenant Commander
Frank W. Fenno

"Golden Voyage of the Trout"


Surrounded in the Philippines

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1942 - 1942
USS TROUT (SS-202) 3rd War Patrol
Description
She is ordered to patrol in Japanese home waters
Memories
24 Mar, 1942
USS Trout (Lt.Cdr. F.W. Fenno) departs Pearl Harbour for her 3th war patrol. She is orde
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1942 - 1942
USS TROUT (SS-202) 2nd War Patrol
Description
Philippine Gold patrol
Memories
12 Jan, 1942
USS Trout (Lt.Cdr. F.W. Fenno) left Pearl Harbour for her 2nd war patrol. She was ordere
... More
1942 - 1942
USS TROUT (SS-202) 4th War Patrol
Description
She was ordered to patrol off Midway
Memories
21 May, 1942
USS Trout (Lt.Cdr. F.W. Fenno) departs Pearl Harbour for her 4th war patrol. She was ord
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1942 - 1942
USS Trout (SS-202)
USS Trout (SS-202)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1940 - 1942
Attack on Pearl Harbor
Description
The attack on Pearl Harbor, also known as the Battle of Pearl Harbor, the Hawaii Operation or Operation AI by the Japanese Imperial General Headquarters,  and Operation Z during planning, was a surpri... More
1941 - 1941
USS TROUT (SS-202) 1st War Patrol
Description
When the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbour, USS Trout was already at sea on a simulated war patrol off Midway.
Memories
7 Dec, 1941
When the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbour, USS Trout (Lt.Cdr. F.W. Fenno) was already at s
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1941 - 1941
American Defense Service Medal
Criteria
The American Defense Service Medal was awarded for service in the Armed Forces between September 8, 1939, and December 7, 1941. Army members had to serve 12 months to be eligible, but Navy and Marine ... More
Description
Description Pending
1939
American Defense Service Medal
Criteria
The American Defense Service Medal was awarded for service in the Armed Forces between September 8, 1939, and December 7, 1941. Army members had to serve 12 months to be eligible, but Navy and Marine ... More
Description
Description Pending
1939
Service from 1925

 
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