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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Captain
Service Years
1938 - 1954
NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
Home State
Kansas
Captain Captain
Submarine Officer Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 7 Patrols
Command at Sea


Location
Kansas
N/A
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
Devices : Gold Letter V
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
Bronze Star
Devices : Gold Letter V
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
2003
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
2003
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
2003
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
2003
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
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
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
Service to 1954
Naval Hospital (NAVHOSP)/Navy Regional Medical Center (NRMC)/Naval Medical Center (NAVMEDCEN)/Naval
Naval Hospital (NAVHOSP)/Navy Regional Medical Center (NRMC)/Naval Medical Center (NAVMEDCEN)/Naval
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1953 - 1954
USS Allen M. Sumner (DD-692)
USS Allen M. Sumner (DD-692)
Rank
Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1952 - 1953
USS Lake Champlain (CV-39)
USS Lake Champlain (CV-39)
Rank
Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1953 - 1953
USS Haddo (SS-255)
USS Haddo (SS-255)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1944 - 1946
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
LYNCH, FRANK C.
(Third Award)
Synopsis:
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 C. Lynch, Lieutenant Command... 
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1945
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Description
Description Pending
1945
Navy Occupation Service
Criteria
Occupation duty in the European-African-Middle Eastern area may be credited to organizations for duty performed on and subsequent to May 8, 1945. Terminal dates for eligibility periods and occupation ... More
Description
Description Pending
1945
USS HADDO (SS-255) 9th War Patrol
Description
ordered to patrol in the East China and Yellow Seas. Sank the following: corvette Kaibokan No.72, cargo ships Konri Maru, Taiun Maru No.2
Memories
5 Jan, 1945
USS Haddo (Lt.Cdr. F.C. Lynch, Jr.) arrives at the Mare Island Navy Yard.
16 May, 1945
With


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1945 - 1945
Surrender of Japan, End of WWII
Description
The surrender of the Empire of Japan was announced by Imperial Japan on August 15 and formally signed on September 2, 1945, bringing the hostilities of World War II to a close. By the end of July 1945... More
1945 - 1945
USS HADDO (SS-255) 10th War Patrol
Description
Terminated by the surrender of Japan. She then headed for Tokyo Bay for the ceremony.
Memories
10 Aug, 1945
USS Haddo (Lt.Cdr. F.C. Lynch, Jr.) departs Guam for her 10th war patrol but it was soon
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1945 - 1945
Surrender of Japan, End of WWII
Description
The surrender of the Empire of Japan was announced by Imperial Japan on August 15 and formally signed on September 2, 1945, bringing the hostilities of World War II to a close. By the end of July 1945... More
1945 - 1945
Commander Submarines, Southwest Pacific
Commander Submarines, Southwest Pacific
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1944 - 1944
USS Harder (SS-257)
USS Harder (SS-257)
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1942 - 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
LYNCH, FRANK C.
(First Award)
Synopsis:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to Frank C. Lynch, Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy, for gallantry and intrepidity an... 
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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
LYNCH, FRANK C.
(Second Award)
Synopsis:
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 C. Lynch, Lieutenant Commander, U... 
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1944
USS HARDER (SS-257) 4th War Patrol
Description
Ordered to patrol in the Caroline Islands area. Sank the following: Japanese destroyer Ikazuchi, army cargo ship Matsue Maru,
Memories
27 Feb, 1944
With her overhaul completed USS Harder (Cdr. S.D. Dealey) arrived back at Pearl Harbour.


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1944 - 1944
USS HARDER (SS-257) 5th War Patrol
Description
This was the split patrol. Basically 5(a) and 5(b). She patrolled in the Celebes Sea and the Flores Sea. Sank the following: destroyer Minazuki, destroyer Hayanami, destroyer Tanikaze
Memories
26 May, 1944
USS Harder (Cdr. S.D. Dealey) departs Fremantle for her 5th war patrol. She is ordered t
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1944 - 1944
USS HADDO (SS-255) 8th War Patrol
Description
Ordered to patrol in the South China Sea east of Luzon, Philippines. Sank the following: Hishi Maru No.2
Memories
20 Oct, 1944
USS Haddo (Lt.Cdr. F.C. Lynch, Jr.) departs Fremantle for her 8th war patrol. She is ord
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1944 - 1944
World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater
Description
The plan of the Pacific subseries was determined by the geography, strategy, and the military organization of a theater largely oceanic. Two independent, coordinate commands, one in the Southwest Paci... More
Memories
7 Jun, 1943
USS Harder (Cdr. S.D. Dealey) departs Pearl Harbour for her 1st war patrol. She is ordere
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1943 - 1943
World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater
Description
The plan of the Pacific subseries was determined by the geography, strategy, and the military organization of a theater largely oceanic. Two independent, coordinate commands, one in the Southwest Paci... More
Memories
24 Aug, 1943
USS Harder (Cdr. S.D. Dealey) departs Pearl Harbour for her 2nd war patrol. Once again s
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1943 - 1943
USS HARDER (SS-257) 3rd War Patrol
Description
Ordered to patrol in the Mariana Islands area. Sank the following Misago Maru No.11, Hokko Maru, Udo Maru, Nikko Maru
Memories
30 Oct, 1943
USS Harder (Cdr. S.D. Dealey) departs Pearl Harbour for her 3rd war patrol. She is order
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1943 - 1943
Submarine School Officers Basic
Submarine School Officers Basic
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1942 - 1942
Electric Boat Company (submarine pre-commission)
Electric Boat Company (submarine pre-commission)
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1942 - 1942
Service from 1938

 
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