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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Service Years
1925 - 1962
NEC
00X-Unknown NOC/Designator
Home State
Massachusetts
Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
Submarine Officer Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 7 Patrols


Location
Massachusetts
Plot Coordinates
5 7033-P
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Aug 16, 1973
Service to 1962
Commander, Cruiser-Destroyer Force, Pacific Fleet
Commander, Cruiser-Destroyer Force, Pacific Fleet
Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Comments
Comments Pending
Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
1957 - 1962
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
1961
National Defense Service Medal (1961-1974)
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
1961
NAVBASE Guantanamo Bay
NAVBASE Guantanamo Bay
Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Comments
Comments Pending
Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
1959 - 1960
Commander, Cruiser Division FIVE
Commander, Cruiser Division FIVE
Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Comments
Comments Pending
Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
1956 - 1957
National Defense Service Medal (1950-1954)
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
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Description
Description Pending
1946
COMSUBRON 24, COMSUBPAC
COMSUBRON 24, COMSUBPAC
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1945 - 1945
Submarine Division 201
Submarine Division 201
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1945 - 1945
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
1945
USS Pampanito (SS-383)
USS Pampanito (SS-383)
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1944 - 1945
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
1944
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
1944
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.
(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
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
1943
USS Trout (SS-202)
USS Trout (SS-202)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1940 - 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.
(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
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
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
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
1942
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
1942
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
1942
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
1942
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
1942
USS TROUT (SS-202) 2nd War Patrol
Description
Philippine Gold patrol
1942 - 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.
1942 - 1942
USS TROUT (SS-202) 3rd War Patrol
Description
She is ordered to patrol in Japanese home waters
1942 - 1942
USS TROUT (SS-202) 4th War Patrol
Description
She was ordered to patrol off Midway
1942 - 1942
Battle of Midway
Description
The Battle of Midway in the Pacific Theater of Operations was one of the most important naval battles of World War II. Between 4 and 7 June 1942, only six months after Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor, ... More
1942 - 1942
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
1941
Philippine Defense Medal
Criteria
The Philippine Defense Medal was awarded for service in the defense of the Philippines from December 8, 1941 to June 15, 1942, under either of the following conditions: Participation in any engagement... More
Comments
Comments Pending
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.
1941 - 1941
American Defense Service Medal
Devices : Star in Lieu of the following Clasps
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
NAVSUBASE New London/Groton
NAVSUBASE New London/Groton
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1938 - 1939
USS S-45 (SS-156)
USS S-45 (SS-156)
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1936 - 1938
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1932 - 1934
USS S-31 (SS-136)
USS S-31 (SS-136)
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1932 - 1932
USS S-37 (SS-142)
USS S-37 (SS-142)
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1930 - 1931
NAVSUBASE New London/Groton
NAVSUBASE New London/Groton
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1929 - 1929
USS Florida (BB-30)
USS Florida (BB-30)
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1926 - 1929
USS Utah (BB-31)
USS Utah (BB-31)
Rank
Ensign
Comments
Comments Pending
Ensign Ensign
1925 - 1926
Boston Navy Yard
Boston Navy Yard
Rank
Ensign
Comments
Comments Pending
Ensign Ensign
1925 - 1925
Service from 1925

 
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