Fischer, Harry Frederick, Jr., CAPT

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Captain
Last Primary NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1969-1970, Naval Training Center (Cadre/Faculty Staff) San Diego, CA
Service Years
1935 - 1970
Captain
Captain

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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1916
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Honesdale, Penn.
Last Address
Harry's ashes were interred in the Memorial Garden
at Christ Episcopal Church, Coronado California.

Date of Passing
Jan 12, 2010
 
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Joint Chiefs of Staff US Navy Retired 30


 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback Pearl Harbor Memorial Medallion Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club Order of the Golden Dragon






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  1935-1936, USS Vega (AK-17)

Seaman Second Class

From Month/Year
August / 1935

To Month/Year
January / 1936

Unit
USS Vega (AK-17) Unit Page

Rank
Seaman Second Class

NEC
Not Specified

Location
Not Specified

Country/State
Not Specified
 
 
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 USS Vega (AK-17) Details

USS Vega (AK-17)
Hull number AK-17

Type
Surface Vessels

Existing/Disbanded
Decommissioned

Parent Unit
Sirius-class

Strength
Auxiliary

Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

Last Updated: Feb 19, 2014
   
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Capt. Harry Frederick Fischer Jr. was born in Honesdale, Penn. on Nov. 14, 1916. He attended Technical High School in Scranton, Penn. and enlisted in the U.S. Navy as an apprentice seaman on May 15, 1935.

He served on board USS Vega and USS Ranger and took examinations for the U.S. Naval Academy while in the latter vessel. Receiving a special order discharge, he entered the Naval Academy on July 7, 1936 and as a midshipman, he was a member of the wrestling team. He graduated and was commissioned an ensign on June 6, 1940.

   
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